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Sea-snail venom holds key to diabetes medication

Researchers from Melbourne's Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) discovered the unusual three-dimensional structure of the insulin, a hormone that turns glucose ingested into liver and skeletal muscle cells, within the cone snail's venom, Xinhua news agency reported.

This new insulin pill could end painful treatment for diabetes patients

A team of US scientists have developed a new insulin pill that could make diabetes treatment 'painless'.

Artificial pancreas set to make painful diabetes jabs history by 2018

The device, which monitors blood glucose in patients with type 1 diabetes and then automatically adjusts levels of insulin entering the body, is likely to be available by 2018, concluded a team of researchers.

'Too much' or 'too little' sleep can raise diabetes risk in men

The findings showed that men who slept the least and the most were more likely to have an impaired ability to process sugar compared to men who slept an average amount of about seven hours.

Avoid junk food to keep your kidneys healthy!

N new study has warned that eating junk and fatty food regularly can cause long-term damage to your kidneys and trigger diabetes.

Combination of insulin, diabetes pill can cut mortality risk

Insulin when taken in conjunction with metformin -- a cheap and common drug that helps control blood sugar levels -- has the potential to reduce mortality risk and heart attacks in people with Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found.

World Health Day: What happens when you have diabetes? - Watch!

Also called diabetes mellitus, diabetes is a group of chronic diseases where the amount of blood glucose is too high.

Obesity linked with colorectal cancer risk: Study

A new study has revealed the link between obesity and colorectal cancer.

Novel compound to tackle Type-2 diabetes found

Scientists have deployed a new drug discovery technique to identify an anti-diabetes compound with a novel mechanism of action.

Artificial pancreas performed well in humans in US

A team of the US researchers has developed a functional artificial pancreas that has performed well in humans in clinical settings.

Reasons why exercise is important for people with diabetes!

Exercise, in combination with a healthy diet will help you to take better care of yourself if you have diabetes. 

Viagra may help ward off diabetes onset

Taking the male potency pill may benefit the patients at diabetes risk, according to a new study.

Lack of sleep ups diabetes risk

Lack of sleep reduces the body's sensitivity to insulin, impairing the ability to regulate blood sugar and increasing the risk of diabetes, the researchers explained.

Early insulin treatment beneficial for diabetics

The current standard of care calls for initial treatment with oral therapies that suppress glucose production by the liver.

Insulin dose not linked to cardiovascular death

Insulin is not an independent risk factor for cardiovascular death, the findings showed.

Newly found 'insulin-producing' pancreatic cells offer hope to diabetics

A team of researchers has found potential source of insulin-producing cells in the adult human pancreas, offering new hope to diabetics.

How texting can help diabetics manage insulin doses

 A new study has revealed that texting can help diabetics with low-income to manage their insulin doses.

Insulin pump halves risk of death from heart disease

People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pump therapy have almost 50 per cent less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take insulin by multiple daily injections, a new Swedish study has found.

'Insulin pump therapy' slashes half the risk of death by heart attack

 For all the diabetics, it's time to start using insulin pump, as researchers claim that this therapy has 50 percent less risk of dying from cardiovascular disease than those who take insulin by injections.

Insulin may treat dementia

Insulin delivered high up in the nasal cavity goes to affected areas of brain and helps improve memory, says a study that could lead to new therapies for Alzheimer`s disease and similar forms of dementia.