Scientists create insulin-producing cells

A group of U.S. scientists cloned insulin-producing cells through the DNA of a diabetic woman, which could be a potential breakthrough in the treatment of type 1 diabetes, according to the website of the journal Nature. The process was based on the same used for animal cloning,...

Today is world diabetes day

It is a day to campaign on awareness about the disease and takes place every year on November 14. More than 160 countries joined this crusade and various monuments around the world are illuminated in blue as a sign of hope for people living with this disease and for those who are...

Hispanics in Texas have higher obesity health issues

South Texas is facing a major health threat, obesity and diabetes, as a research pointed out that the studied health disparities in the region, made up of 38 counties, which includes the border area of the United States and Mexico in the south Texas. It also comprehends the...

A hormone that could help diabetics is discovered

Scientists identified a hormone that may significantly increase the number of insulin producing cells in mice. In the future this finding might be able to lead to a treatment for the most common type of diabetes. The human being has his own version of this hormone, but the new...
New free digital application will benefit patients with Diabetes

New free digital application will benefit patients with Diabetes

Starting today, Fight Against Diabetes World Day, diabetic children and their parents can have a free application for their mobile phones that will let them know the amount of carbohydrates that they would be instantly eating in the meals they are preparing to eat. According to...