Food in sight? The liver is ready!

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolism Research in Germany have discovered how liver mitochondria adapt to food sight and sound stimuli in mice, potentially aiding type 2 diabetes treatment.

Good form in a tea-cup! Drinking tea every day could help reduce diabetes risk

From Diabetologia 05/10/23 Drinking dark tea every day may help to mitigate type 2 diabetes risk and progression in adults through better blood sugar control, suggests new research at this year’s Annual Meeting of The European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Hamburg (2-6 Oct). The study, by researchers from the University of Adelaide […]

Implantable insulin mini-factory with living cells promises injection-free control of diabetes

From Massachusetts Institute of Technology 19/09/23 One promising approach to treating Type 1 diabetes is implanting pancreatic islet cells that can produce insulin when needed, which can free patients from giving themselves frequent insulin injections. However, one major obstacle to this approach is that once the cells are implanted, they eventually run out of oxygen […]

Implanted cells release insulin when they hear music: No-needle diabetes treatment

From ETH Zurich 23/08/23 Diabetes is a condition in which the body produces too little or no insulin. Diabetics thus depend on an external supply of this hormone via injection or pump. Researchers led by Martin Fussenegger from the Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering at ETH Zurich in Basel want to make the lives […]

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