Complex molecular dance may help develop future therapies for Fragile X Syndrome

As with many neurological disorders, there are many things we do not understand about Fragile X Syndrome. But after years of studying this disorder, Lynne E. Maat’s lab learned two important things. AKT, an enzyme that plays an important role in cell growth and survival, and a quality control pathway known as NMD (nonsense mutation-dependent … Read more

Innovent Announces Phase 1b Study Results of Mazdutide (IBI362) in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Published in Nature Communications

Innovent Announces Phase 1b Study Results of Mazdutide (IBI362) in Chinese Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Published in Nature Communications

SAN FRANCISCO and SUZHOU, China, June 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Innovent Biologics, Inc. (“Innovent”) (HKEX: 01801), a world-class biopharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes high-quality medicines for the treatment of oncology, autoimmune, metabolic, ophthalmology and other major diseases, announces that phase 1b study results of mazdutide (IBI362), a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucagon receptor … Read more

Why obesity intervention needs to be a bigger part of chronic disease care

Military joins food police

Obesity has had an overwhelming presence in the US over the past few decades, but the problem has been exacerbated by the pandemic. The latest CDC data shows that 42% of Americans were obese in March 2020. A survey From the American Psychological Association, conducted last year, found that nearly half of Americans said they … Read more

A New Diabetes Drug Could Help Many in the Rio Grande Valley – Texas Monthly

A New Diabetes Drug Could Help Many in the Rio Grande Valley – Texas Monthly

Tracy Frey has deteriorating circulation in her legs, and her kidneys are on the brink of failure. But the 54-year-old high school librarian from McAllen remains optimism. That’s because she was among the first given tirzepatide, a newly approved diabetes medication that in clinical trials showed tantalizing results. Sold under the brand name Moonjaro, the … Read more

Couple see 27st joint weight loss after type 2 diabetes diagnosis

Couple see 27st joint weight loss after type 2 diabetes diagnosis

Watch: Married couple lose 27st between them after vowing to get healthy together A couple have seen an incredible 27st 8lb (175kg) joint weight loss after vowing to get healthy together following a type 2 diabetes diagnosis. Kieron Buxton, 50, and his wife Helen, 51, from Nottingham, decided to get in shape in February 2020 … Read more

Sex Specific Differences in Risk Factor Profiles in Diabetes Care

Sex Specific Differences in Risk Factor Profiles in Diabetes Care

Although men are known to have higher rates of diabetes and cardiovascular disease (CVD), women with diabetes often have a greater risk profile regarding adverse events. A recent presentation given at the 6th Annual Heart in Diabetes meeting, accumulated the known data on these sex differences, from observations on less controlled LDL-C and blood pressure … Read more

Lifestyle Interventions or Medication for Type 2 Diabetes?

Lifestyle Interventions or Medication for Type 2 Diabetes?

Lifestyle modifications are still the foundation of therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes, but in everyday practice, they are rarely successful. At the same time, highly effective medicinal therapy options are available. Should healthcare professionals simply stop advising people to eat less and become more active and instead prescribe one of the ever more … Read more

Researchers say switching between healthy and unhealthy foods increases the risk of diabetes

Constant change between a low-calorie and high-calorie diet can increase your risk of heart disease and diabetes, a new study of rats finds

Switching back-and-forth between calorie restrictive and normal diets may be more harmful for a person’s health than never adopting a healthy diet, a new study finds. Researchers at Georgetown University, in Washington DC, found that an unstable, changing, diet can cause long term harm to a person and even put them at an increased risk … Read more

Diabetes Drugs Could Soon Transform the Treatment of Obesity

Diabetes Drugs Could Soon Transform the Treatment of Obesity

Kunal Shah, an assistant professor of endocrinology at Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School specializing in the treatment of obesity for more than a decade, sees hope in newly approved diabetes medications on the market. Obesity rates have climbed steadily over the years: The Centers for Disease Control estimate about 42 percent of American … Read more

Diabetes Reversal In India | Mumbai Live

Diabetes Reversal In India |  Mumbai Live

India is home to many alternative ways of treatment. So, it is natural for people to ask if they can find a cure for a given disease. While practitioners will debate the pros and cons of each form of treatment, all of them will advise a change in the individual’s lifestyle to help manage the … Read more