Wine … good for diabetes?!

Wine … good for diabetes?!

According to a New York Times article this week, a study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, people with Type 2 diabetes may benefit from a daily glass of wine, a study says. Israeli researchers randomly assigned 224 patients, all alcohol abstainers with...
Research News of the Week, 6/22-28/2015

Research News of the Week, 6/22-28/2015

I’m seeing LOTS of research, across the whole of diabetes spectrum.  So I decided to just provide you with links to each news item, in case you find it interesting or you are curious.  It’s exciting times in the diabetes world! Could Gut Bacteria Be a...
A Cure for T1 Diabetes?  Using the Tuberculosis Vaccine??

A Cure for T1 Diabetes? Using the Tuberculosis Vaccine??

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital are hoping to prove that type 1 diabetes can be reversed with the help of a generic drug. The five-year long, phase II clinical trial, which received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, was announced Sunday...

Research News: Reversing Inflammation Could Cure Diabetes?

Wow, this is some very exciting news.  Scientists have successfully reversed type 1 diabetes in mice by using adult stem cells and cell surface molecular engineering to reduce the destruction of insulin-producing islet cells. Wow! This article is somewhat technical,...
Are You Ready for Engineered Insulin?

Are You Ready for Engineered Insulin?

According to engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working on a new type of engineered insulin that can circulate in the bloodstream for at least 10 hours, which responds quickly to changes in blood sugar levels.  Patients might not need to monitor...