Diabetes News

The myth behind adrenal fatigue Mar 15, 2018
Dr. Ruchi Gaba warns against taking a self-diagnosis of "adrenal fatigue" at face value if you feel extremely tired, have body aches or experience sleep disturbances.
Autoimmune disease treatments focus of McNair SymposiumMar 13, 2018
Dr. Jeffrey A. Bluestone, the A.W. and Mary Margaret Clausen Distinguished Professor at the University of California San Francisco, will be the Distinguished Lecturer at the Seventh Annual McNair Symposium at Baylor College of Medicine.
Tips help diabetics put best foot forwardMar 5, 2018
Identifying and addressing foot problems as a result of diabetes should be a priority for diabetics. Dr. Ronald Lepow outlines the types of foot issues that can be encountered and how they can be treated.
Baylor offers medical home for young adults with diabetesFeb 28, 2018
Young adults with diabetes will now have access to a new medical home at the Baylor College of Medicine Young Adult Diabetes Clinic.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adultsMay 17, 2017
Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
Getting smart about diabetic foot ulcersFeb 7, 2017
Researchers found that using smart insoles and smartwatch technology to alert patients of harmful plantar pressures helps people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy.
Fighting sickle cell disease using a type 2 diabetes medicationJan 10, 2017
Researchers have discovered promising new treatments for sickle cell disease, the first new drug treatment in 30 years and the first ever for beta thalassemia.
Mouse models indicate burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetesDec 19, 2016
While exercise endurance increases when muscles are made to burn more fat and less glucose, research shows this may lead to diabetes.
Expert offers tips on how to manage diabetes during the holidaysNov 22, 2016
Dr. Ashok Balasubramanyam says managing diabetes requires consistency, which can be tough during the holidays.
Discovery of asprosin, new hormone could have potential implications in treatment of diabetesApr 14, 2016
Researchers determined that they could use an antibody to neutralize asprosin, which could potentially lead to a treatment for diabetes.