Nonprofit JDRF Aims To End Type 1 DiabetesType 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when a person’s pancreas stops producing insulin, the hormone that controls blood-sugar levels.
Prediabetes Puts Your Health At Risk, But Experts Say Reversing It Is "Very Doable"Millions of Americans have prediabetes, a condition in which blood sugar is high, but not high enough to be type 2 diabetes.
Newfound Hormone Holds Hope For Diabetes TreatmentScientists 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.
Study: Cheap Diabetes Drug May Fight CancerDoes 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.
Study: Eating White Rice Daily Ups Diabetes RiskWhite 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.
IndyCar Driver Racing Against Diabetes At TMSIt’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.