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Type 2 diabetes News (69 articles)



Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Associated with Type 2 Diabetes

Neuherberg, Germany, May 16, 2013. The presence of posttraumatic stress disorder is significantly associated with the development of type 2 diabetes. This is the finding of scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München and the University Hospital Gießen and Marburg who worked with data from...

Published on 16 May 2013, 04:47


Sitting less and moving about more could be more important than vigorous exercise to reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes

Prescribing less sedentary time, rather than more exercise, could be more important for patients at high risk of type 2 diabetes, say researchers.New research led at the University of Leicester reveals that individuals at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes would benefit from being told to...

Published on 28 February 2013, 05:46


Researchers Identify New Protein Biomarkers for Type 2 Diabetes

Neuherberg. Three proteins that can be measured in plasma correlate with type 2 diabetes and are thus potential new biomarkers for the disease. These are the results of a study conducted by scientists of the research units Protein Science (PROT) and Scientific Computing (ASC) as well as of...

Published on 11 February 2013, 03:34


Potassium is an early marker of type 2 diabetes

Neuherberg-- Working in partnership with the German Center for Diabetes Research, scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered that low concentrations of potassium occur in the blood of patients with high blood pressure who suffer from type 2 diabetes or an early stage of...

Published on 30 November 2012, 06:11


Protein Reveals Diabetes Risk Many Years in Advance

When a patient is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the disease has usually already progressed over several years and damage to areas such as blood vessels and eyes has already taken place. To find a test that indicates who is at risk at an early stage would be valuable, as it would enable...

Published on 7 November 2012, 06:12


Discovery may lead to new drugs to curb obesity, type 2 diabetes

An international study led by a researcher from The University of Western Australia for the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) has produced exciting results that may lead to new drugs to treat obesity and reduce the incidence of Type 2 diabetes.UWA Assistant Professor...

Published on 11 October 2012, 03:47


After diabetes during pregnancy, healthy diet linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk

NIH-supported study first to show reduced risk solely through dietary modification.By sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy, women who develop diabetes during pregnancy can greatly reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study supported by the National Institutes...

Published on 9 October 2012, 09:41


New analysis shows Victoza® (liraglutide) is more effective when used early in the management of type 2 diabetes

 Berlin, Germany - A new retrospective analysis shows that patients with a baseline HbA1c <8.5%, a shorter duration of diabetes (<4.9 years) and previous treatment with a single antidiabetic medicine or diet modification were most likely to achieve HbA1c <7% with no weight gain...

Published on 3 October 2012, 03:06


White Blood Cells Mediate Insulin Resistance

Neutrophils’ role is a surprise – and a potential new target for treating diabetes.Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine say neutrophils, an abundant type of white blood cell typically tasked with attacking bacteria and other foreign invaders, also plays...

Published on 6 August 2012, 14:00


Diabetics Urged to Steer Clear of High Fat Diet

The current thinking around following a high fat, low carb diet to encourage weight loss in diabetics with Type 2 Diabetes, may be misguided say researchers from Warwick Medical School.For some time, it has been suggested that this diet aids weight loss and controls blood sugar levels,...

Published on 26 March 2012, 10:13


Body clock receptor linked to diabetes in new genetic study

People who carry rare genetic mutations in the receptor for melatonin have a much higher risk of type 2 diabetes, according a study published in Nature Genetics.A study published in Nature Genetics has found new evidence for a link between the body clock hormone melatonin and type 2 diabetes....

Published on 30 January 2012, 06:57


Novartis announces termination of ALTITUDE study with Rasilez®/ Tekturna® in high-risk patients with diabetes and renal impairment

ALTITUDE study involved patients with type 2 diabetes and renal impairment who are at high risk of cardiovascular and renal events Committee overseeing study identified higher adverse events when Rasilez/Tekturna was added to an ACE or ARB drug in this patient population...

Published on 20 December 2011, 04:07


Estradiol from Fatty Tissue Doesn't Cause Low Testosterone in Type 2 Diabetic Men

Potential Cause of Sexual Dysfunction, Infertility, Heart Disease, Likely Starts in Brain, UB Study Suggests. UB study refutes conventional wisdom that low testosterone levels in type 2 diabetic men was primarily due to excess production by the body fat of an estrogen hormone called...

Published on 28 September 2011, 05:06


Preventing diabetes damage: Zinc's effects on a kinky, two-faced cohort

ANN ARBOR, Mich.—In type 2 diabetes, a protein called amylin forms dense clumps that shut down insulin-producing cells, wreaking havoc on the control of blood sugar. But zinc has a knack for preventing amylin from misbehaving.Recent research at the University of Michigan offers new details...

Published on 30 June 2011, 16:51


Lixisenatide Significantly Reduces HbA1c Without Increasing Hypoglycemia in Patients Uncontrolled on Sulfonylureas

Paris, France – April 12, 2011 – Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that lixisenatide, a once-daily GLP-1 receptor agonist under development for people with Type 2 diabetes, achieved its primary efficacy objective of significant HbA1c reduction and improved glycemic...

Published on 12 April 2011, 05:37


Micro-RNA blocks the effect of insulin in obesity

Max Planck researchers have discovered a new mechanism that leads to the development of type 2 diabetes in obesity. Body weight influences the risk of developing diabetes: between 80 and 90 percent of patients with type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese. According to scientists at the Max...

Published on 31 March 2011, 06:28


Why Coffee Protects Against Diabetes

Researchers discover molecular mechanism behind drink's prophylactic effect.Coffee, that morning elixir, may give us an early jump-start to the day, but numerous studies have shown that it also may be protective against type 2 diabetes. Yet no one has really understood why. Now,...

Published on 13 January 2011, 10:19


Component in Common Dairy Foods May Cut Diabetes Risk

Boston, MA – Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) and collaborators from other institutions have identified a natural substance in dairy fat that may substantially reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes. The compound, trans-palmitoleic acid, is a fatty acid found in milk,...

Published on 21 December 2010, 08:47


Low Blood Sugar Warning for Type 2 Diabetics

A new study published today by Sydney-based The George Institute for Global Health has found that people with type 2 diabetes who suffer episodes of critically low blood sugar levels (severe hypoglycemia) are at greater risk of suffering subsequent vascular problems such as a heart attack,...

Published on 7 October 2010, 04:14


TCD Scientists Make Significant Type 2 Diabetes Breakthrough

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have discovered what could be the underlying basis for Type 2 diabetes, a debilitating disease where people stop responding to insulin.  The TCD team has found that the peptide hormone, Islet Amyloid Polypeptide (IAPP), which gets deposited in the...

Published on 13 September 2010, 07:01


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