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Clue Provides New Piece of the Diabetes Puzzle
Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012
Researchers show that the cells that produce glucagon are stimulated by the hormone itself. A previous study by the same group demonstrated that this principle also applies to insulin.

Transplanted Pancreas Tissue May Lead to Better Glucose Control
Posted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Israeli researchers have developed tissue from the islets of Langerhans that may help insulin-producing cells survive longer, and generate more insulin and other necessary hormones.

Hormone Discovered That Preserves Insulin Production and Beta Cell Function in Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, July 07, 2012
Duke University Medical Center researchers have found protective, anti-diabetic functions for a hormone that, like insulin, is produced by the islet cells of the pancreas....

New Path for Diabetes Treatment
Posted: Monday, April 23, 2012
Suppressing the hormone glucagon might lower blood sugar, insulin resistance in type 2 diabetes....

BPA's Diabetes Link Strengthened by New Study
Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012
Growing evidence suggests that even minuscule amounts of BPA (used in everything from pesticides to water bottles) can scramble hormone signals, and trick fat cells into taking in more fat or mislead the pancreas into secreting excess insulin.

Gene Study Sheds Light on Body Clock's Link to Diabetes
Posted: Monday, February 06, 2012
A mutation affecting a sleep-wake hormone may disrupt blood sugar control.

Diabetes Treatment Should Be Gender-based
Posted: Saturday, August 20, 2011
Data on 3,000 participants found a significant difference in lipid, amino acid and other metabolites between males and females. The findings underscore the need for gender-specific treatments for diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

How Important Is Fat Distribution?
Posted: Sunday, June 05, 2011
In obese individuals, the distribution of adipose tissue both on the body, and in the liver and skeletal muscle is an important predictor of insulin sensitivity.

'Master Regulator' Gene Behind Obesity, Diabetes Identified
Posted: Monday, May 23, 2011
Researchers have found that a gene linked to type 2 diabetes and cholesterol levels is in fact a 'master regulator' gene, which controls the behavior of other genes found within fat in the body.

Testosterone Deficiencies Can Increase Death in Men with Diabetes
Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011
Allowing low testosterone levels to go untreated may sharply increase the risk of early death among men with Type 2 diabetes.

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