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Non-obese Vietnamese Americans are 60% more likely to have diabetes

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Non-obese Vietnamese Americans are 60% more likely to have diabetes Non-obese Vietnamese Americans are 60% more likely to have diabetes Credit: CC0 Public Domain A new study has found that Vietnamese-American adults who were not obese were 60% more likely to have diabetes than non-obese, non-Hispanic, White Americans, after accounting …

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Polycystic ovary syndrome increases risk for gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders

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Polycystic ovary syndrome increases risk for gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders Polycystic ovary syndrome increases risk for gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A recent study by researchers at McGill University has identified polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as an independent risk factor for gestational diabetes and hypertensive …

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Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes in animal models

Remote control of blood sugar: Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes in animal models

Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes in animal models Electromagnetic fields treat diabetes in animal models Calvin Carter and Sunny Huang (pictured in their lab at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine) may have discovered a safe new way to manage blood sugar non-invasively using electromagnetic fields (EMFs). Their findings, …

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Targeting the ‘second brain’ to fight diabetes

Targeting our second brain to fight diabetes

Targeting the ‘second brain’ to fight diabetes Targeting the ‘second brain’ to fight diabetes Patrice Cani (UCLouvain) and Claude Knauf (INSERM) have discovered a ‘jammer’ that blocks communication between the gut and the brain, thus preventing proper regulation of sugar and causing insulin resistance in people with diabetes.They also discovered …

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New research challenges the most common model for diabetes research

New research challenges the most common model for diabetes research

New research challenges the most common model for diabetes research New research challenges the most common model for diabetes research Credit: Umea University Experimental models are key for understanding mechanistic aspects of diabetes and for developing better medicines. The probably most common diabetes disease model to date involves the destruction …

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