Type 1 and Type 2

Via Peters

Diabetes impacts your body’s ability to control your blood sugar (glucose) levels. Uncontrolled blood sugar can lead to serious complications, which is why monitoring your blood sugar and keeping it within recommended ranges is so important. Your recommended blood sugar range can be impacted by a variety of factors such […]

Effect of active vitamin D treatment on development of type 2 diabetes: DPVD randomised controlled trial in Japanese population

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Abstract Objective To assess whether eldecalcitol, an active vitamin D analogue2, can reduce the development of type 2 diabetes among adults with impaired glucose tolerance. Design Double blinded, multicentre, randomised, placebo controlled trial. Setting Three hospitals in Japan, between June 2013 and August 2019. Participants People aged 30 years and […]

Experts Endorse Plant-Based Diet for Type 2 Diabetes Remission

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Many adults can achieve remission of type 2 diabetes with a primary intervention consisting of a diet that emphasizes whole, plant-based foods, according to a new publication from the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). The document was developed to assist clinicians treating adults with type 2 diabetes, with the […]

Could vitamin D supplements prevent type 2 diabetes?

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Share on PinterestStudies on vitamin D supplements for preventing diabetes have shown inconsistent results so far. CHAIDEER MAHYUDDIN/AFP via Getty Images Vitamin D deficiency has been linked to an increase in risk for a number of conditions, including type 2 diabetes. Numerous studies have sought to determine whether, how much, […]

Multi-ancestry genetic study of type 2 diabetes highlights the power of diverse populations for discovery and translation

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Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Anubha Mahajan, Grace Z. Yu, Neil R. Robertson, Nigel W. Rayner, Anna L. Gloyn & Mark I. McCarthy Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Anubha Mahajan, Hidetoshi Kitajima, Grace Z. Yu, Sanghoon Moon, Soo-Heon Kwak, Neil R. […]

COVID-19 May Increase Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

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Share on PinterestPeople who test positive for COVID-19 have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers say. Westend61/Getty Images Researchers report that people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing more serious COVID-19 symptoms. They also report that people who have had COVID-19 have a higher risk of […]