Diabetes drug reverses symptoms Alzheimer's in mice

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

A new study has found that a drug originally developed to treat diabetes could significantly improve the brains of those suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Weight loss can cure type 2 diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

298 people with Type 2 diabetes were able to lose an average of 30 pounds of weight and half of them no longer had to take diabetes medication.

Smart Artificial Beta Cells Could Lead to New Diabetes Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 1st Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

In experiments, UNC and NC State researchers led by Zhen Gu, PhD, designed synthetic beta cells to secrete insulin in response to high blood sugar.

First implants derived from stem cells to 'cure' type 1 diabetes

Posted in Medicine on 8th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

About 10 per cent of the 422 million people who have diabetes worldwide have type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes drug could help those living with Parkinson's disease, research reveals

Posted in Medicine on 7th Aug, 2017
by Alex Muller

Exenatide, currently used to treat type 2 diabetes, improves movement-related issues and might also slow the progression of Parkinson's.