Diabetes News

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.
Diabetes Alert Day mattersMar 22, 2016
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine explains the importance of recognizing the symptoms and risk factors of Type 2 diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes new staging system promotes early detection Feb 22, 2016
A new recommendation calls for a diabetes staging classification that could mean earlier diagnosis and better outcomes for patients in the long run.
How to keep your food – and your insulin – down during the holidaysNov 23, 2015
Don’t let holiday feasts come back to haunt you – planning meals can help those with acid reflux and diabetes enjoy the festive foods, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Don’t let diabetes spoil your Halloween funOct 22, 2015
Whether it’s a festival celebration, a haunted house visit or trick-or-treating, parents of children with diabetes need to be prepared for the sugar-fueled festivities, said experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Summer precautions for diabeticsJun 25, 2015
Diabetics have a more serious risk for dehydration and should take extra precautions during summertime heat, according to our experts.
Understanding how fatty acids bonds affect obesity, diabetesJun 22, 2015
An enzyme known as stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 (SCD-1) plays an important role in the accumulation of fat in the cell. This structure provides the atomic details and tells us what the molecule looks like.
Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo named McNair ScholarOct 27, 2014
World renowned physician-scientist in type 1 diabetes research, Dr. Massimo Pietropaolo, has been named McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Type 1 diabetes screening for those at riskOct 1, 2014
Free screenings are now underway for those who may be at risk for diabetes.