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We bring you the latest news and topics in discussion related to diabetes. These topics range from latest advances in treatments, technology, and research as well as preventive measures and lifestyle suggestions. The articles are displayed in chronological order with the most recent ones on top. Articles can also be sorted using keywords, making your search much simpler and more flexible.

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Researchers discover NGN3 cells, which regulate the production of beta cells in pancreas

Cells that express a particular gene could one day be used to create insulin-producing beta cells to treat diabetes, according to new research. The study, conducted at the University of South Florida, found that neurogenin 3 (NGN3) is the "master gene ...

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PHE chief says national diabetes prevention programme will save GPs time

The national type 2 diabetes prevention programme will reduce the workload of GPs in the long-term, according to Public Health England's (PHE) Chief Executive. PHE chief Duncan Selbie believes the programme is essential to ensure that the NHS is susta ...

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New classification approach developed for type 1 diabetes screening

A new staging approach has been developed for the preclinical staging of type 1 diabetes by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA). A joint statement from the JRDF and the ADA, published in the Oct ...

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Weight loss surgery does not increase health costs of diabetes, study finds

Performing weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery) on obese people who also have type 2 diabetes does not increase the cost of their diabetes treatment, according to new research. The study, conducted by researchers from the Karolinska Institute in St ...

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Kidneys grown in labs made to work in animals

Kidneys grown in labs have proven fully functional in pigs and rats, representing a significant step forward in the search for replacement kidneys in humans. The study, conducted by researchers from the University of Tokyo, found that the replacement ...

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Taking blood pressure drugs before bed halves risk of type 2 diabetes

People with high blood pressure could halve the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by taking hypertension medication at bedtime rather than in the morning, new research finds. A Spanish study conducted at the University of Vigo investigated if blood p ...

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Invokana lowers HbA1c and aids weight loss in adults with type 1 diabetes, study finds

The SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin (brand name Invokana) lowers HbA1c levels and accelerates weight loss in adults with type 1 diabetes, according to new research. The study, conducted at the University of San Diego, did not find any link between canag ...

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Extra virgin olive oil lowers blood glucose and cholesterol, study finds

Extra virgin olive oil reduces blood sugar and cholesterol more than other kinds of fats, according to new research. The study, conducted at Sapienza University in Rome, could explain the health benefits associated with a traditional Mediterranean die ...

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