Link between inflammation and type 2 diabetes identified

A team of researchers has identified the link between inflammation and type 2 diabetes.

Nasal insulin spray may treat Alzheimer's disease

Nasal spray of a man-made form of insulin, a hormone that regulates the amount of glucose in the blood, may improve working memory in adults with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease, new research has found.

Table sugar less toxic than fructose

All "added sugar" found typically in processed foods are bad but among them the fructose found in corn syrup may harm you more than table sugar, new research has found.

Self-reported daily exercise lowers blood sugar level in body

A new study has recently revealed that self-reported daily exercise helps in reducing blood pressure and blood glucose levels.

Dangerously low blood glucose levels in diabetics can be fatal for heart

A new study has confirmed an association between hypoglycaemia and an increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality in insulin-treated patients with diabetes.

High-fructose drink consumption leads to overeating

 The brain responds differently to two forms of sugar, glucose and fructose, a new study says, adding that the consumption of fructose may promote overeating.

Why people crave for sugar-rich foods

 Researchers have discovered a mechanism that prompts people to seek food rich in glucose - the body's main energy source.

Scientists find brain mechanism behind glucose greed

British scientists have found a brain mechanism they think may drive our desire for glucose-rich food and say the discovery could one day lead to better treatments for obesity.

Artificial pancreas can treat diabetes efficiently

Compared to conventional diabetes treatment, an external artificial pancreas can improve glucose control and treatment of Type-1 diabetes, shows a study.

'Good fat' could help manage diabetes

Brown fat, nicknamed the ‘good fat’ because it warms up the body in cold temperatures, burning up calories in the process, could also be used to manage Type 2 diabetes, finds research.

How liver can improve diabetes management

 Finding a way to stimulate glucose accumulation in the liver could help manage diabetes and obesity, shows a new research, paving the way for new therapies to fight these increasingly common disorders.

Physically active teens less affected by moderate consumption of sugary drinks

A new study has indicated that physically active teens are less affected by the moderate consumption of sugary drinks.

How brown fat cells could help combat type 2 diabetes, obesity

 A newly identified signalling pathway that stimulates glucose uptake in brown fat cells might be useful for treating type 2 diabetes and obesity, says a new study.

Iron-rich food puts night workers at diabetes risk

Consuming iron-rich food may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes in workers who punch in for the graveyard shift, found a research.

Vitamin D does not prevent development of type 2 diabetes

A new study has revealed that there is no substantial proof that vitamin D helps in preventing the development of type 2 diabetes in people.

Gene associated with fasting glucose levels identified

Providing a fresh ray of hope for diabetic patients, scientists have identified a new gene associated with fasting glucose and insulin levels in rats, mice and in humans.

Daily consumption of healthy breakfast lowers type 2 diabetes risk in kids

A new study has revealed that regular consumption of a healthy breakfast may help children lower their risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Glucose by-product damages 'good' cholesterol

In developments which could lead scientists to hunt for new drugs to fight heart diseases, researchers have discovered that a substance formed from glucose in the body turns "good" cholesterol into "bad", increasing risk of heart diseases.

Now, continuous glucose monitoring meter that changes color when level fluctuates

Scientists have developed a continuous glucose-monitoring system that changes color when glucose levels rise.

Mice study reveals link between `lead` and obesity

A new study on mice shows that exposure to `lead` through their mothers could cause obesity.