A blood glucose test is done to check sugar levels in a Type 2 Diabetes patient

Device mimicking bioengineered pancreas could alter diabetes care

Type-1 diabetes is caused by an autoimmune reaction that destroys the islet cells. It can also cause kidney failure.

Drinking coffee postpartum can keep gestational diabetes from returning - study

Drinking two to five cups of either caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day is potentially a healthier substitute in delaying the onset or preventing type-2 diabetes.


Potatoes aren't unhealthy, you just have a bad diet - study

Potatoes have a bad reputation as unhealthy food, especially in regard to diabetes, but they don't actually raise the risk and aren't even unhealthy. It's all in preparation and dietary choices.


What is the minimum amount of hours you need to sleep to stay healthy?

As you age, it's harder to get a solid night's sleep. A new study found how many hours you must sleep at night to avoid developing chronic diseases. These are the numbers:

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Can cold water immersion help cut body fat, prevent diabetes? - study

Cold water immersion may may help lose bad body fat and provide some measure of protection against heart disease and diabetes. But other benefits of cold water may not hold water.


Loneliness associated with double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes

A growing body of evidence links an individual's risk of developing T2D with psychological stress.


Forget apples: An onion a day keeps the doctor away?

A combination of onion extract and an anti-diabetic drug showed promising results in a recent study.

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The US has a diabetes problem. DreaMed’s personalized care can help

The company created the first FDA-approved decision support system at the Schneider Children’s Medical Center for Israel in Petah Tikva.

This med-tech startup could save a diabetes-gripped Israel

Med-tech company Allevetix has developed a medical device that mimics the obesity- and diabetes-suppressing effects of gastric bypass, but without the need for surgery.

Acupuncture treatment

Acupuncture may help pre-diabetics avoid Type 2, study finds

Stress can lead to Type-2 diabetes. This is where acupuncture comes in, according to new research, which claims the therapy is more than just using needles.

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