A new algorithm might be able to help people with diabetes control high blood sugar as a protective measure against COVID-19 complications.
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A simple blood test that doesn't require overnight fasting could identify youth at risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life.
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The majority of people hospitalized for COVID-19 who had a stroke also had existing risk factors like high blood pressure and diabetes, a new study shows.
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Even the highest paid middle-aged Americans have higher rates of diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, and mental health conditions than do their English peers.
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A new formula for ultrafast insulin could work in much less time than the current stuff, according to research with pigs.
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If proven safe and effective in human trials, a two-in-one injection could make it easier for diabetics to effectively control their blood sugar levels.
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Researchers are starting to understand why the bones of diabetic people are more prone to fractures.
May 11, 2020 • ~7 min
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A fecal transplant of viruses shows promise in mice for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes, report researchers.
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Millions of lives could be saved with this simple drug combination.
May 4, 2020 • ~5 min
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Blood sugar levels may influence vulnerability to coronavirus, and controlling them through conventional means might be protective
What does high blood sugar have to do with vulnerability to COVID-19? And is there a role for the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine in lowering blood sugar in COVID-19 patients?
April 22, 2020 • ~6 min
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