New data suggest that metformin administered to pregnant mothers may have unintended effects on the fetus, prompting the need for further assessment of the drug’s risk-benefit ratio.
Induced pluripotent stem cells have helped researchers map the role of the RFX6 gene in a rare congenital disorder known as Mitchell-Riley Syndrome.
Low levels of sugar entering into pancreatic cells may be the culprit behind insulin secretion defects in early-onset diabetes.
A*STAR researchers identify a novel mechanism in which an inflammatory protein heals wounds in healthy individuals but has the opposite effect in diabetics.
Using magnets, scientists have developed an innovative pressure-based technique that represents a new frontier in needle-free drug delivery.
It’s not only high-sugar diets that we should be concerned about, but also the timing of when we eat them, finds a study in the emerging field of chrononutrition.
Mutations in the gene HNF4A impair liver and pancreas development, indicating that maturity-onset diabetes of the young starts much earlier than initially thought.
A protein named GATA6 is key to the development of a normal pancreas in humans.
popular diabetes drug could one day be used to treat malignant tumors
pancreatic stem cells will help research on diabetes
born to mothers with diabetes during pregnancy are at risk of developing