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In collaboration with other international researchers, researchers at Norway's University of Bergen have discovered that glucagon-producing cells in the pancreas can change identity and adapt so that they do the job for their neighboring damaged or missing insulin cells.
Planned intermittent fasting may help to reverse type 2 diabetes, suggest doctors after three patients in their care who did this were able to cut out the need for insulin treatment altogether.
With contributions from leading diabetes experts from around the world, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has completed the third edition of a free resource designed to be a preeminent source for crucial scientific information on diabetes and its complications: Diabetes in America, 3rd Edition.
As few as two weeks without much activity can significantly affect a person’s health, causing problems from which may be difficult to recover, according to researchers who studied overweight older adults at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes is a complicated condition. It doesn't just affect your blood glucose level and insulin sensitivity; it affects every part of your body, from your mind to your stomach to your toes. And to stay as healthy as possible, you need to keep all those important parts in good working order. For that reason, people with type 2 diabetes don't just "go to the doctor." They go to a team of healthcare professionals—and for people who are newly diagnosed, this can feel a little overwhelming.
The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) seeks grant proposals for health care providers and health systems to develop new practice setting models that address the national type 2 diabetes epidemic.
A special collection of diabetes-related publications is now available.
The Department of Health & Human Services on Wednesday (March 23) took a critical step toward approving the expansion of the National Diabetes Prevention Program to Medicare beneficiaries who are at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The announcement by HHS is seen as an important step toward ensuring all Americans at risk for type 2 diabetes have access to the resources they need to prevent this debilitating disease.
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