Sarita Marrah

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AstraZeneca suffers diabetes drug disappointment

<b>AstraZeneca</b> has suffered another drug trial setback.<p>Its diabetes drug Onglyza, developed with Bristol-Myers Squibb, failed to reduce heart risks or …

How injectable nanogel could help fight diabetes

Nanotechnology could remove the finger prick from the daily routine of people with diabetes with an injectable gel that monitors blood-sugar levels and automatically secretes insulin.<p>For diabetics who have to constantly manage their blood-sugar levels, insulin works. The problem is, many people …

Fish Oil May Help Fight Type 2 Diabetes, But Link Unclear

<i>By Jeffrey Kopman</i><p>There's something fishy about the news that omega-3 supplements may help fight type 2 diabetes. Researchers believe fish oil can help with glucose regulation, but they don't yet understand whether it has a direct impact on type 2 diabetes development, according to a study published …

The Lie That's Killing Us: Pre-Diabetes

Pre-diabetes is a lie. Pre-diabetes is Stage 1 diabetes. And I'm taking a stand now advocating that we call it what it is.<p>Pre-diabetes doesn't exist. And the lie we tell that it does does incredible harm. It stops the nearly 80 million Americans we say have it from making the lifestyle changes …

How to Avoid Type 2 Diabetes

In the past 30 years, the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes has skyrocketed to such an extent that it is now viewed as an epidemic in the western world. …

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Eating More Red Meat Associated With Diabetes Risk

In large study, increased consumption linked with type-2 diabetes.<p>Many studies have found a link between eating red meat and being at risk for type-2 diabetes, which used to be known as adult-onset diabetes. Those studies, however, relied on a single measurement of people's eating habits; such a …