High insulin levels during childhood a risk for mental health problems later in life, study suggests

Researchers have shown that the link between physical and mental illness is closer than previously thought. Certain changes in physical health, which are

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 13, 2021 ~6 min

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Study finds link between gut microbes and Type 2 diabetes

A large-scale international study uses metagenomics and blood analysis to uncover gut microbes associated with the risks for common illnesses such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease.

Malorye Branca • harvard
Jan. 11, 2021 ~5 min

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Brown fat may protect against chronic diseases

Brown fat may protect against a variety of disease, including type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease, a new study of 50,000 people shows.

Katherine Fenz-Rockefeller • futurity
Jan. 5, 2021 ~7 min

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Lab-made killer T cell attacks cells that cause diabetes

A genetically engineered killer T cell can identify and attack the T cells that cause type 1 diabetes in mice, researchers report.

Stacy Pigott-Arizona • futurity
Dec. 14, 2020 ~5 min

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Drug lets kids with Type 1 diabetes produce insulin

Kids and young adults newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes who took a drug called golimumab were able to produce their own insulin a year later.

Ellen Goldbaum-Buffalo • futurity
Nov. 24, 2020 ~9 min

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Computer vision app allows easier monitoring of diabetes

A computer vision technology developed by University of Cambridge engineers has now been developed into a free mobile phone app for regular monitoring of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 13, 2020 ~5 min

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Insulin ‘block’ may leave humans vulnerable to diabetes

Insulin is in an evolutionary "cul-de-sac," report researchers. The findings could explains rising rates of type 2 diabetes around the world.

Katie Duffey-Indiana U. • futurity
Nov. 9, 2020 ~7 min

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Family experience shapes diabetes management

Watching a family member or neighbor go through type 2 diabetes shapes the way people with diabetes manage their condition, a new study finds.

Brian Consiglio-Missouri • futurity
Sept. 23, 2020 ~5 min

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Kids on steroids for asthma have increased blood pressure risk

Children who take oral steroids for asthma or autoimmune diseases have a higher risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, and blood clots, a new study shows.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
Sept. 17, 2020 ~4 min

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Diabetes during pregnancy may speed up child’s aging

Children born to moms who had gestational diabetes were "older" than their actual age, a new study shows. They were also at higher risk of health problems.

Michelle Edelstein-Rutgers • futurity
Sept. 10, 2020 ~4 min

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