Category Archives: Insulin

Pumps better than multiple daily injections in people with type 2 diabetes

Insulin pumps are significantly more effective at controlling blood glucose (sugar) in people with type 2 diabetes who have failed to respond to the usual standard of care, multiple daily insulin injections, according to the largest international study to examine … Continue reading

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How to make insulin-producing cells from gut cells

Stem cells and insulin: our other articles PHILADELPHIA — Destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas is at the heart of type 1 and type 2 diabetes. “We are looking for ways to make new beta cells for these … Continue reading

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Preterm infants more likely to have elevated insulin levels in early childhood

Researchers have found that preterm infants are more likely to have elevated insulin levels at birth and in early childhood compared to full-term infants, findings that provide additional evidence that preterm birth may be a risk factor for type 2 … Continue reading

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Insulin plays a role in mediating worms’ perceptions and behaviors

La Jolla, CA—-In the past few years, as imaging tools and techniques have improved, scientists have been working tirelessly to build a detailed map of neural connections in the human brain—- with the ultimate hope of understanding how the mind … Continue reading

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