diabetes

New diabetes treatment could eliminate need for insulin injections

Posted in Medicine on 9th Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The therapy involves a capsule of genetically engineered cells implanted under the skin that release insulin as required.

Google's training AI to catch diabetic blindness before it's too late

Posted in Medicine on 30th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

The disease is treatable but only if it is discovered in time.

Inability to store fat safely increases diabetes risk

Posted in Medicine on 15th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

Being unable to store excess fat safely in the body increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, heart attacks and strokes, Cambridge University research suggests.

Diabetes: Tenth of adults at risk of disease by 2035

Posted in Medicine on 25th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

Health experts are warning that one in 10 adults in the UK will be at risk of developing diabetes by 2035.

True impact of global diabetes epidemic is vastly underestimated

Posted in Science on 12th Jul, 2016
by Alex Muller

The prevalence of global diabetes has been seriously underestimated by at least 25 per cent, the paper suggests.