Here are the top 5 biggest news of the year for diabetes!


Genetics of Diabetes: Distribution of Body Fat and Insulin Resistance


A new study looks at the genetics behind type 2 diabetes and determines 53 genes that play a role in the development of this metabolic disease … [read more]




Consumption of Fatty Acids Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

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A new study suggests that diets high in polyunsaturated omega fats may increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes … [read more]





Combined Effect of Energy Restriction and Diabetes Drug on Obesity

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A chronic high-energy diet intake is most commonly observed to lead to insulin resistance in obese people. According to new research, energy restriction (ER) intervention with a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitor, a diabetes medication, has greater therapeutic benefits on brain function in obese insulin-resistant condition when compared to ER alone … [read more]


Gocap: A Smart Insulin Pen Cap for Better Diabetes Management


Medical technology company spun out of MIT develops Gocap, a data-driven insulin pen cap that records dosage data and helps patients to manage their diabetes more effectively … [read more]




Prediabetes May Increase Cardiovascular and Mortality Risk


A Chinese research group analyzed 53 studies and found an association between prediabetes and increased cardiovascular disease and mortality risk, even when prediabetes was defined based on lower glucose cut-off values … [read more]

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