Diabetes News

Lack of skeletal muscle transcription factor MondoA turns mice into mini-Usain BoltsSep 18, 2014
When mice lack MondoA, a transcription factor that mediates response to glucose, they become the “Usain Bolts” of the mouse world, sprinting faster than their normal counterparts.
More mental health screening, treatment resources for people with diabetes neededJul 10, 2014
Baylor professor authors JAMA commentary citing a critical need for more mental health screening and treatment resources for people with diabetes.
HIV-1 accessory protein helps induce metabolic defectsNov 27, 2013
Baylor researchers find addressing the mechanisms mediated by Vpr might help HIV patients with the complications of insulin resistance, fatty liver, diabetes and heart disease.
Slow eating could lead to better holiday dining decisionsNov 20, 2013
Want to make better eating decisions this holiday season? Slow down, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine.
Researchers study vitamin D as prevention of diabetesOct 21, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers to take part in the first definitive, large-scale clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.
Researchers target muscle wasting in chronic kidney diseaseSep 5, 2013
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have now identified in mouse models and patient muscle biopsies a new signaling pathway that could lead to a way of blocking the protein believed to be behind muscle wasting.
Recruitment for long-term study of diabetes drug efficacy underwayJun 3, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine seeks adult volunteers diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the past five years for a study, which will compare effects of popular diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cellFeb 27, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers among those to find that pancreatic injury does not evoke progenitors of insulin-producing cell.
$11.8 million contract funds microbiome work in type 1 diabetesJan 8, 2013
Three-year, 11.8 million contract with the NIH and University of South Florida will fund BCM research for type 1 diabetes microbiome work.
Careful planning can help those with diabetes enjoy holiday fetesDec 13, 2012
BCM expert offers tips to manage diabetes during holidays.