A new treatment for patients with type 2 diabetes could be on the horizon. Researchers recently discovered that Yohimbin, a medication that spent several years in de-registered status, is actually successful at blocking the damaging effects of gene variants that inhibit insulin production. If it becomes a clinical drug, personalized treatment may finally be available for patients who are battling type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes Health publisher Nadia Al-Samarrie spoke with television and movie actor Anthony Anderson, who has taken a lead role with Eli Lilly & Company's F.A.C.E. campaign, a diabetes outreach to African Americans. A veteran of more than 20 films, Anthony, age 41, currently plays Detective Kevin Bernard on NBC's Emmy Award-winning drama, "Law & Order."
A new study suggests that type 2 diabetics who want to avoid heart attacks or strokes should rigorously control their blood pressure. Doing so for an extended period of time seems to pay off years later.
A new study from researchers at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans have identified a molecule that could counteract the impact of impaired macrophages, speeding wound healing for diabetics.
While sodium intake is a concern for those with diabetes and can lead to high blood pressure and stroke, among other complications, a new study finds that most diabetics have no idea how much salt they should be eating – and many are taking in too much.
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