Even just a few minutes of walking every hour can help better manage blood sugar levels.
Almost a quarter of a million New Zealanders have type 2 diabetes. If nothing is done to change the current trajectory, the number will increase by 70-90% within 20 years, warns a new report.
Latest meta-analysis shows weight loss is the most important factor in achieving remission.
‘One-size-fits-all’ weight loss advice could be inadvertently harmful to some patients.
The rapid rise in diabetes mustn’t be overlooked, as it could have devastating health and economic effects. Most national health systems are already struggling with infectious diseases.
Frequent disruption of our internal ‘body clock’ is linked to type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Phytonutrients are chemical compounds found in plants. They appear to have a variety of benefits for human health, including possibly lowering the risk of cancer and type 2 diabetes.
Current treatments for multimorbidity involve taking multiple drugs to manage symptoms, which often has adverse health effects.
We’ve discovered a new protein produced by the liver, and found it helps control blood sugar levels in mice. This could revolutionise the way we treat type 2 diabetes in the future.
BMI categories don’t give us a full picture of a person’s health risk.
Those who ate the most fruit and vegetables daily had a 50% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes compared to those who ate little or none.
In mice, we found that drugs developed to treat Alzheimer’s Disease could be re-purposed to prevent, or even reverse, the blood vessel damage caused by obesity and type 2 diabetes.
In the hope of finding a cure for COVID-19, it is easy to get lost in the hype. But chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine should for now be set aside.
New data shows the threat posed by COVID-19 differs significantly between people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
We’ve known for some time type 2 diabetes causes a range of health complications, like heart disease. But now we’re starting to see people with diabetes are more likely to get cancer and dementia too.
Researchers are starting to understand why the bones of diabetic people are more prone to fractures.
Researchers investigated 212 commercially available infant formula milk products on sale in 11 countries.
Women with diabetes are at high risk of pregnancy complications. But there is a lot women can do to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Drinking one less pint of beer a week could cut the risk of cardiovascular disease by almost half.
If you see professional athletes with velcro bands around their legs, this is why.