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Protein insight may lead to better control of type 2 diabetes

Scientists from the School of Medicine, have, for the first time, discovered a family of proteins that are associated with lower blood sugar levels among obese patients with type 2 diabetes. Their research is published in the current issue of the international journal Nature Communications here. The study showed that patients with type 2 diabetes who have high… Read More »

Gestational Diabetes in the Mother Increases Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Risks for the Whole Family

Kaberi Dasgupta, McGill University You probably know someone with diabetes, as it is an increasingly common disease. In 2017, more than 425 million adults were living with diabetes, and more than 1,106,500 children were living with Type 1 diabetes, globally. There are three common types of diabetes. In Type 1, the body’s immune system attacks… Read More »