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Findings support repurposing rheumatoid arthritis drug auranofin for diabetes

Written by | 20 Oct 2022

Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and collaborating institutions discovered that the rheumatoid arthritis drug auranofin can potentially be repurposed to improve diabetes-associated symptoms. The study, which was […]

Not enough men in their 40s are getting screened for diabetes, study finds

Written by | 19 Jul 2022

Not enough men in Alberta, Canada — especially those in their 40s — are getting tested for diabetes, putting them at risk for heart disease, cancer and other […]

Endocrine Society urges Congress to pass bill to make insulin more affordable for people with diabetes

Written by | 27 Jun 2022

The Endocrine Society announces its endorsement of the bipartisan insulin bill introduced by Sens. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) that would take steps to reduce out-of-pocket […]

Obesity-related fertility issues may be improved by correcting blood sugar levels

Written by | 6 Jun 2022

Reproductive hormone levels in females with obesity may be partially restored by lowering blood glucose levels, leading to improved fertility, according to a study published in the Journal of […]

Boost for global access to diabetes treatments

Written by | 1 May 2022

Two established diabetes medicines have been given the green light for use outside the EU – even when stored at higher temperatures – under the EU Medicines for […]

New study reveals that healthy plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of developing diabetes

Written by | 12 Apr 2022

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) finds that the consumption of healthy plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, coffee, […]

Discovery could lead to fewer side effects from a diabetes treatment

Written by | 14 Mar 2022

By uncovering the subtle difference between two varieties of a protein, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania may have discovered how to […]

Whole grains could significantly reduce the economic impact of type 2 diabetes

Written by | 31 Oct 2021

Increased consumption of whole grain foods could significantly reduce the incidence of type 2 diabetes and the costs associated with its treatment in Finland, according to a recent […]

Study shows dramatic long-term complications in youth-onset type 2 diabetes

Written by | 27 Aug 2021

Researchers report that patients diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in their youth are, by young adulthood, at risk of serious complications. The findings from the TODAY2 study (Treatment […]

People who have trouble sleeping are at a higher risk of dying early – especially diabetics

Written by | 12 Aug 2021

In a paper published by the Journal of Sleep Research, researchers reveal how they examined data* from half a million middle-aged UK participants asked if they had trouble falling […]

Synthetic hinge could hold key to revolutionary ‘smart’ insulin therapy

Written by | 7 Aug 2021

For people with diabetes who are insulin dependent, glycemic control is a full-time job. But what if their medication could do the work for them — an insulin […]

Antidepressants may improve outcomes in persons with diabetes and depression

Written by | 31 Jul 2021

Researchers report that patients diagnosed with both diabetes and depression who are treated with antidepressants appear to achieve a lower risk of death and of serious diabetes complications. […]

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