Tag: Diabetes mellitus type 2

Researchers identify novel genetic variants linked to type-2 diabetes

Largest-ever study of its kind finds variants that may predispose some to develop the disease and related conditions PHILADELPHIA – After examining the genes of more than 200,000 people all over the world who have type-2 diabetes, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the Veterans Health […]

Chemist develops potential drug to treat type 2 diabetes without harsh side effects

Syracuse, N.Y. – Syracuse University chemistry professor Dr. Robert P. Doyle has developed a new drug lead to treat type 2 diabetes in millions of patients who are seeking to better control their blood sugar without the common side effects of nausea, vomiting, and in select cases, undesired weight loss. […]

Patient data can predict life expectancy for older adults with diabetes

Veterans Affairs study based on more than 275,000 patients A new study finds that clinicians can use patient data, such as a history of co-occurring health conditions and medication, to predict the 5- and 10-year life expectancy of older people with diabetes. The ability to make such predictions, […]

Why and to what extent a large hip protects from type 2 diabetes and CVD

In a Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology review article Norbert Stefan from the German Center for Diabetes Research (DZD), the University Hospital of Tübingen and the Boston Children’s Hospital, highlights why and to what extent a large hip circumference, an estimate of increased fat mass in the lower part of the […]

#ADA2020 Researchers continue to investigate cardioprotective effects of GLP-1 receptor agonists

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists reduce the risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, and similar cardiovascular events, but questions remain about the mechanisms behind the cardioprotection the drugs provide. During a Virtual Scientific Sessions symposium on Monday, June 15, three researchers will address the question, How Do GLP-1 Receptor Agonists […]

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