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Genetic Variation Determines Protein’s Response to Anti-Diabetic Drug

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In the first study of its kind, researchers have shown how an anti-diabetic drug can have variable effects depending on small natural differences in DNA sequence between individuals. They aim to apply this knowledge to develop personalized approaches to treating diabetes and other metabolic disorders.

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Implantable 'Artificial Pancreas' Could Help Diabetes Patients Control Their Blood Sugar

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Living with Type 1 diabetes requires constant monitoring of blood sugar levels and injecting insulin daily. The development of an implantable "artificial pancreas" that continuously measures a person's blood sugar, or glucose, level and can automatically release insulin as needed.

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Brown Fat Transplant Reversed Type 1 Diabetes without Insulin in Non-Obese Diabetic Mice

Vanderbilt University researchers have found embryonic brown fat transplants reversed type 1 diabetes and restored glucose tolerance to normal in non-obese diabetic mice. The research is published in the American Journal of Physiology–Endocrinology and Metabolism and was selected as an APSselect article for July.

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Athlete Safety, Smart Concrete, and the Dangers of Sugary Drinks; Top Stories for 30 June 2015

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Sugary Drinks Linked to High Death Tolls Worldwide

Consumption of sugary drinks may lead to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published today in the journal Circulation and previously presented as an abstract at the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention in 2013.

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