Scientists Explain How Diabetes Drug Works

Type 2 diabetes is a disease that affects millions of people worldwide. One of the more effective and popular medications in use to control the disease is the drug called metformin. While the said drug is known to be effective in managing a diabetic’s blood sugar levels, doctors have not been able to fully explain […]

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Experts Say Type 2 Diabetes Cases Worldwide Increasing

Despite the advances and discoveries in treating type 2 diabetes, it seems that the battle rages on in trying to curb down the silent epidemic. Unfortunately, it remains a losing battle so far. There is a long way to go before this epidemic can be controlled. Recent reports state that the cases of type 2 […]

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Newly Discovered Human Peptide A Potential Future Treatment For Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that has increasingly affected millions of people worldwide, expected to reach half a billion by the next decade. Although it is not considered as a fatal disease, it can affect a person over a lifetime and with complications that can further worsen as people age. The sad thing is that it […]

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Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risks In Women Study Says

Researchers from the Cleveland Clinic reports that certain drugs used to treat diabetes may also be affecting cancer risks in women. A certain drug that treats type 2 diabetes may also lower cancer risk by up to one third. Another type of diabetes drug may also increase the cancer risk, according to a study published […]

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New Research Suggests Diabetes As An Inflammatory Disease

Diabetes is a disease that currently no cure available. New research provides a better understanding of the disease that may someday help in discovering a cure. But for now, researchers are still uncovering the puzzles and trying to better understand the disease that now affects millions of people worldwide. Some new research suggests that diabetes […]

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Sleep Deprivation Linked To Diabetes Age

Sleep has long been known to have an effect in different parts of the body. It is the natural way that the body recharges or takes a rest. While it plays an important role in human health, researchers have not yet fully understood the effects that sleep deprivation may have on the molecular level. While […]

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Diabetes Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of

Diabetes is a disease that can affect a person’s standard of living. But it is also a disease that can be treatable with sound blood sugar management through diet and exercise as well as use of certain diabetes drugs. The problem is that sometimes people may not be aware that they have diabetes until it […]

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Diabetes Drugs Have Different Effect On Hearts Between Genders

New research reveals that certain diabetes drugs may have a different effect on the hearts of men and women. While these drugs can control blood sugar levels equally well on both sexes, their effect on the heart may be something of a concern. Study findings appear in the December issue of the American Journal of […]

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Diabetes Linked to Melatonin Secretion While Sleeping

Researchers from the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have found an association between the increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes and decreased melatonin secretion. The study results indicated that the participants that secreted the least melatonin in their bloodstream during sleep experienced twice the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The findings have […]

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Gastric Bypass Leads To Possible Developments in Diabetes Treatment

This can open the door for the development of other treatments for diabetes that provides the same effect. Researchers have observed that 85 percent of patients with type 2 diabetes who also undergo gastric bypass recover from the disease within a few days after the said procedure. Many show blood sugar levels normalizing even before […]

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