Speed Counts When Walking To Beat Diabetes, Says New Study

Posted in Medicine, Science on 29th Nov, 2023
by Alex Muller

"While current strategies to increase total walking time are beneficial, it may also be reasonable to encourage people to walk at faster speeds to further increase the health benefits of walking."

Diabetes Breakthrough Restores Insulin Production Using Existing Drug

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

In principle, a single course of this kind of drug over a few days could replace the need for regular insulin shots in diabetics.

An artificial pancreas has been trialed in patients with type 2 diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 5th Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

A successful trial means that hopefully this technology will one day be able to give diabetes patients the same life and ability as those who don't have the condition. This is a very big step in that direction.

To assess diabetic nerve damage, look in the eyes

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Approximately half of the people who have had type 2 diabetes for over 10 years experience a decrease in nerve function, which typically begins in their feet.

Diabetes is actually five separate diseases, research suggests

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Scientists say diabetes is five separate diseases, and treatment could be tailored to each form.