As diabetes progresses, insulin injections become the only treatment option. But the transition from oral medication to injectable insulin is often a bumpy one.
Proponents of intermittent fasting say the clock can help you win the battle of the bulge. But the science behind it is a little more complicated.
About 1 in 4 Americans with diabetes who need insulin struggle to pay for this lifesaving drug.
Fat cells and cancer cells talk to each other. Specialists in both systems can do the same.
The audio version of an in-depth article on the feuding scientists who battled for credit over the discovery of insulin.
Meet the feuding scientists who battled for credit over the discovery of insulin.
A physician-bioethicist reflects on how health professionals are yet again facing painful reminders of the early months of the pandemic.
With such a sharp increase in global prevalence, it’s clear that diabetes is spiralling out of control. It can no longer be ignored.
Just over 10% of the world’s adults now live with diabetes and the COVID pandemic saw many people sitting down for longer periods – but small daily changes can improve health.
World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14 marks an increase in diabetes deaths and new diagnoses as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hinder care for chronic conditions.
The present healthcare structure in Nigeria contributes to the suffering of people living with diabetes in the country.
A biomedical engineer explains the basic research that led to the discovery of insulin and its transformation into a lifesaving treatment for millions of people with diabetes.
How a seaweed extract could help treat type 1 diabetes.
DIY labs have disrupted industries from alcohol to pharmaceuticals. During the coronavirus pandemic, curious people have more opportunities to innovate from home.
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.
Millions of lives could be saved with this simple drug combination.
What does high blood sugar have to do with vulnerability to COVID-19? And is there a role for the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine in lowering blood sugar in COVID-19 patients?
An estimated £300m worth of medicine goes unused in the UK every year. But is it safe to take drugs past their expiry date?
Drug prices for many life-saving drugs have skyrocketed in recent years. The reasons may surprise you.
Eight years ago, the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research was shut down. Revisiting the vision of late Alberta premier Peter Lougheed may help raise Canada’s research profile.