Diabetes

  • Gut molecule that blocks ‘hunger hormone’ may spur new treatments for diabetes, anorexia

    By Mitch LeslieDec. 7, 2017 , 12:00 PM Scientists once had high hopes that inhibiting a hormone named ghrelin would be the key to preventing obesity. Ghrelin didn’t turn out to be a weight loss panacea. But now, the discovery of the first molecule naturally made by the body...
  • FDA approves diabetes drug that also helps with weight loss

    U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved a new diabetes drug that reduces blood sugar levels and also helps people lose significant weight. Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk said the Food and Drug Administration approved its once-a-week shot for people with Type 2 diabetes. The drug, Ozempic, also known as semaglutide, works...
  • A cure for diabetes: Crash diet can REVERSE Type 2 in three months!

    A crash diet lasting just three months can reverse Type 2 diabetes, a landmark study has shown.  Nearly half the people who underwent the diet saw their condition go into remission — providing the strongest evidence yet that diabetes can be eradicated by simply losing weight. The patients had...
  • Why eating breakfast will trigger weight loss and prevent type 2 diabetes, reveals study

    Breakfast improves the expression of genes that help people to lose weight It also improves blood glucose and insulin levels, preventing type 2 diabetes Skipping breakfast can cause weight gain regardless of what is eaten in the day Researchers recommend people eat before 9.30am to reap the benefits  This contradicts findings...
  • Type 1 diabetes could be cured by modified blood stem cells!

    Increasing levels of a certain protein in blood stem cells so that the immune system stops attacking insulin cells in the pancreas could be a way to halt type 1 diabetes, according to a new study reported in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers led by those at Harvard Medical School’s Boston...
  • How This Man Lost 174 Pounds and Reversed His Diabetes

    DeVaughn King’s family has a long history of obesity. In fact, four of his aunts and uncles died in one year from weight-related complications like diabetes and heart disease. Last year, King’s doctor told him he too had developed diabetes. At 423 pounds, he knew his life was at...
  • Source: Dramatically changing your diet can reverse diabetes!

    ATLANTA – About 30 million American adults have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. And the CDC says about 96 million are “pre-diabetic,” meaning their blood sugar levels are too high. For years, experts have assumed that once a person was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, it was a...
  • New glucose level test for diabetes requires no blood!!

    A research team has created a noninvasive method of measuring the blood glucose level by simply applying an infrared laser to the fingers, a development expected to help lessen the burden on diabetics. The technology developed by scientists at the National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology...
  • Health Watch: Diabetes Threatens Kidneys And Vision of Millions

    Untreated type 2 disease can lead to serious complications, diabetes experts say. Millions of Americans with type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes are at risk for chronic kidney disease, and another 59,000 Americans, 40 and older, are at risk for diabetes-related blindness. That’s the sobering conclusion of new research by...