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Chemist develops potential drug to treat type 2 diabetes without harsh side effects

Robert P. Doyle, the Laura J. and L. Douglas Meredith Professor in the Department of Chemistry in the College of Arts and Sciences and adjunct associate professor of medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University, has developed ...

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Glucose levels tied to maternal mortality even without diabetes

(HealthDay)—Women with an elevated hemoglobin A1c preconception may be at higher risk for severe maternal morbidity (SMM) or death during pregnancy or postpartum, according to a study recently published in PLOS Medicine.

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Interruption of sitting may cut acute postprandial response

(HealthDay)—When individuals interrupt prolonged sitting with bouts of light physical activity, postprandial insulin and glucose levels are reduced, according to a study published in the June issue of Medicine & Science ...

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Gut bacteria improve type 2 diabetes risk prediction

The microbial composition of the intestines is complex and varies widely from one individual to another. Many factors such as environmental factors, lifestyle, genetics or illnesses affect the intestinal ecosystem of helpful ...

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New guidelines for children and adolescents with type 2 diabetes

A team of pediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents.

Medical research

Researchers develop a new ultrafast insulin

Researchers at Stanford University are developing a new insulin formulation that begins to take effect almost immediately upon injection, potentially working four times as fast as current commercial fast-acting insulin formulations.

Cardiology

Re-purposed drugs could reverse blood vessel damage in diabetes

Drugs that were developed to treat Alzheimer's Disease could be re-purposed to prevent—or even reverse—the damage done to the blood vessels in people who are obese or suffer from type 2 diabetes, according to new research.