Type 2 diabetes
Weight loss drug associated with thousands of deaths
A French court has heard the start of a trial involving a weight loss pill that public health officials say may have been responsible for as many as 2,000 deaths.
How being shorter, having extra deep belly fat cause type 2 diabetes
Researchers already know that excess body fat can increase the risk of diabetes, but a new study shows that one form of fat, in particular — the “invisible” one that accumulates around organs and intestines — can heighten this risk more than seven times, at least in women.
Fatty fish without environmental pollutants protect against type 2 diabetes
If the fatty fish we eat were free of environmental pollutants, it would reduce our risk of developing type 2 diabetes. However, the pollutants in the fish have the opposite effect and appear to eliminate the protective effect from fatty fish intake. Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden, using innovative methods that could…
Crash diet can reverse type 2 diabetes by rebooting insulin producing cells, study finds
The crash diet experiment, reported last December, saw people on the 16-week diet lose 15 per cent of their weight on average.
Diet and exercise ‘better than drugs at controlling type 2 diabetes’
Dieting and regular exercise can be more effective at controlling type 2 diabetes than medication, research suggests.
Legumes reduce risk of type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a serious health concern in the United States and across the globe. New research shows that a high consumption of legumes significantly reduces the risk of developing the disease.
Exercise improves memory loss caused by type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is characterized by impaired glucose metabolism and can cause central nervous system-related complications, such as memory dysfunction.