type 2 diabetes

Drinking Coffee Might Reduce Diabetes Risk Post Pregnancy

More studies are needed to confirm whether coffee can benefit Asian women who had gestational diabetes.

Where You Live May Affect Your Diabetes Risk

Living near fast food outlets have been linked with a higher risk for increased blood sugar levels and Type-2 diabetes.

Thyroid Hormone Reduces Fatty Liver In Diabetics

Researchers have found that low dose thyroid hormone supplementation may help reduce non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in male patients with type 2 diabetes.

Bacterial Species That Alleviate Diabetes Identified

A research group in China has identified a group of gut microbiota that can alleviate the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in patients consuming a diet high in fiber.

Asians With Type 2 Diabetes At Greater Risk Of Cancer

Researchers have found that type 2 diabetes is linked with a 26 percent increase in the risk of death from cancer in Asians.

Physical Inactivity Cost US$67 Billion Globally In 2013: Study

According to the study findings, type 2 diabetes was the costliest disease, accounting for US$37.6 billion or 70 percent of direct costs.

Data Mining Reveals Unusual Use For Vitamin D

Vitamin D taken together with quetiapine reduces the risk of new-onset diabetes, a side effect of the latter drug.

Leukemia Drug Could Treat Type 2 Diabetes

A drug currently used for leukemia has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity while causing less side effects than other drugs.

Our Top 8 Diabetes Stories For World Health Day

The WHO is calling for global action to halt the rise of diabetes, a chronic disease that affects 422 million people around the world.

Microbial ‘Tattletales’ In The Gut May Diagnose Diabetes Early On

Gut microbial biomarkers can tell many stories about your health status—they may even be able to diagnose type 2 diabetes before onset, allowing for preventive action.