Type 2 diabetes

February 17, 2019
February 17, 2019

Gastric bypass surgery causes type 2 diabetes to go into remission

A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) has found that three quarters of individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D) who were treated with obesity surgery known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery (RYGB) experienced diabetes remission within one year of treatment.

October 14, 2018
October 14, 2018

Weight loss can put type 2 diabetes into remission

In 2017, the landmark Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) revealed that type 2 diabetes can be reversed in some adults by following an intensive weight management programme, but no-one knew why.

October 7, 2018
October 7, 2018

2 in 3 people with type 2 diabetes have cardiovascular disease risk factors

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in partnership with Novo Nordisk has announced the results from the ‘Taking Diabetes to Heart’ survey recently.

December 20, 2017
December 20, 2017

Active social life could lower diabetes risk: Study

New European research has found that a good social life could lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes.

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017

Type 2 diabetes may be reversible: Study

A UK trial study finds that type 2 diabetes could potentially be reversed through weight loss, and with the long-term support of a medical professional.

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

Infertility leads to an increased risk of mortality in women: study

Women with a history of infertility have a 10% increased risk of death compared to those without infertility problems, reports a new American study. The difficulty in conceiving is thought to expose them to significant risks of dying of breast cancer or type 2 diabetes.

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

Screening reduces mortality for detectable type 2 diabetics

Studies published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes) show that screening for type 2

June 13, 2017
June 13, 2017

Anti-diabetes drug also 'lessens kidney, heart disease' risk

An anti-diabetic drug that lowers blood sugar levels for type 2 diabetes sufferers also significantly cuts the risk of cardiovascular and kidney disease, according to a study.

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Final piece of diabetes puzzle solved

Scientists finally reveal a complete picture of the areas that the immune system attacks to cause type 1 diabetes.

July 1, 2015
July 1, 2015

11 reasons why you are not losing belly fat

Getting rid of your belly bulge is important for more than just vanity's sake and excess abdominal fat is associates with many health risks. Find the 11 reasons why your belly fat won't bulge.