Diabetes & Endocrinology

New Developments in Type 1 Diabetes Prevention

Type 1 diabetes has been known as an irreversible condition that no one can fully prevent. But now, several breakthrough studies have emerged that show prevention and management for the illness are possible.


Study Suggests Connection Between Ovarian Cancer and Fibrosis, Provides Possible Risk Management Option

A recent study in Ottawa poses a connection between ovarian fibrosis and the risk of developing ovarian cancer, and hints at a drug that may decrease that risk.


Bariatric Surgery: Opportunities and Obstacles

Faced with a daunting rise in diabetes and obesity, bariatric surgeons are extending a lifeline to many patients.


Refining the Benefits of Exercise for People with Type 2 Diabetes

A pilot study to evaluate the effects of high-intensity exercise on metabolism suggests it is an effective option for individuals who have Type 2 diabetes.


Building on the Promise of Radioembolization with Yttrium-90

Yttrium-90 (Y-90) has long been used to treat liver cancer. Researchers are exploring its potential to treat diseases in other sites, but a number of obstacles have made progress halting.


Meeting the Challenge of Transitioning Diabetic Young People to Adult Care

A new transition model benefits teenagers and young adults with Type 1 diabetes who are moving from pediatric to adult care, researchers say.


A Breath of Foul Air: Pollution and Pediatric Diabetes Risk

Research at the University of Southern California has uncovered a link between air pollution and elevated risk of Type 2 diabetes among overweight Latino children.


Pediatric Health in Profile

Physicians and medical researchers face tremendous challenges in the area of pediatrics. Rising rates of obesity and widespread drug use among children can seem like intractable problems. Here are some of the troubling statistics.


Empagliflozin: A Transformative Approach to Diabetes?

A major trial demonstrated the glucose-lowering drug empagliflozin reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in individuals with Type 2 diabetes and existing cardiovascular disease. Clinicians and researchers discuss how it does so and who is most likely to benefit.


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Nanodiscs Get Personal with Cancer

The immune systems of mice can “remember” cancer cells and provide extended immunity, according to research involving technology that carries individualized vaccines to treat certain tumors.

University of Michigan researchers filled nanodiscs — tiny...