Current Research

Overview New research suggests a chemical found in the plant ayahuasca has the potential to regenerate pancreas cells that have been lost to diabetes. The researchers found that the main cause of diabetes can be linked to beta cells. “In the world [...]

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The Research In an analysis of 26 different studies including more than 200,000 people, the researchers concluded that women with type 1 diabetes had a 37 percent higher risk of death by stroke compared to men who also had type 1 diabetes. The resea [...]

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Background The study was conducted on around 150 people in Spain. The participants were tested for diabetes, early symptoms of diabetes, and other blood sugar disorders. The study was designed to test the participant’s Vitamin D levels and compare [...]

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Background New research shows that a lack of sleep has the potential to lead to increased levels of substances called free fatty acids in the blood. These substances are harmful because they interfere with how well insulin can control blood sugar le [...]

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According to a University of Alberta researcher, people who are more connected to their culture tend to have a smaller chance of getting diabetes.  A lack of aboriginal language and culture has shown to be an accurate predictor of diabetes. Backgro [...]

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Paris-based diabetes company Sanofi has launched a new inhalable insulin to potentially turn around their year of diminished diabetes drug sales. The product is called Afrezza and is about the size of a whistle, fitting easily in a patient’s hand. [...]

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