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Increasing protein and dairy intake may help reduce burden of diabetes: study

Increasing protein and dairy intake may help reduce burden of diabetes: study

Diabetes - increase in blood glucose levels - is an emerging health problem, especially in developing countries. According to the World Health Organisation, India...
With the help of the TTO (Natalia Giovannini on the left), a hydrogel developed by the Functionalized Biomaterials Group (piloted by Sandrine Gerber) has been licensed. © 2019 Alain Herzog

Hydrogel developed at EPFL offers real promise in treating diabetes

Transplanted tissue regularly goes under attack from the body's immune system and struggles to survive in the hostile host environment. This has resulted in...
Study authors Jingqiang Wang and Professor Zhen Gu with a model of insulin.

Smart insulin could prevent hypoglycemia during diabetes treatment

Insulin therapy in the setting of type 1 and advanced type 2 diabetes is complicated by an increased risk of hypoglycemia, a condition caused...
The ingestible microneedle is designed to inject insulin into the stomach lining. For size comparison, it is placed next to a capsule. Diana Saville/BWH Communications

New microneedle pill for painless insulin injection

Insulin is a hormone that your pancreas makes to allow cells to use glucose. When your body isn’t making insulin correctly, you can take...
Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Contrary to popular belief, not only obese and overweight but also non-obese and lean persons may be prone to type 2 diabetes. A recent study...
An illustration of vascular organoids, lab-made human blood vessels, based on original data. Credit: IMBA

Scientists created perfect blood vessels in a Petri Dish for the First Time

A group of scientists at the University of British Columbia has successfully grown perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish. This breakthrough...
Following heart health guidelines also reduces diabetes risk

Following heart health guidelines also reduces diabetes risk

A new study published in the Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, suggests that the health factors that are...
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Albumin better indicator of diabetes: study

Based on findings of their new research, scientists at the National Chemical Laboratory, Pune have suggested that measuring levels of free albumin and albumin...
Bright shoulder? It may be warning sign of diabetes

Bright shoulder? It may be warning sign of diabetes

In a recent study, scientists have suggested that if a shoulder muscle appears unusually bright on ultrasound, it may be a warning sign of...

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