Type 1 Diabetes
Scientists have identified a hormone that can sharply boost the number of cells that make insulin in mice. They say the discovery may someday provide a new treatment for the most common type of diabetes.
Does hope for cancer treatment lie in new drugs? Not necessarily, as new research shows that a commonly prescribed diabetes drug, metformin, may help fight cancer.
White rice is a dietary staple for more than half the world’s population – not just for people living in China, India, and Japan, but for many Americans as well. A new study shows people who eat lots of white rice may significantly raise their risk of developing diabetes.
It’s a big weekend at Texas Motor Speedway as the IndyCar Series returns to the track. Among the drivers racing Saturday is 26-year-old Charlie Kimball, the first ever diabetic driver in the series.