News tagged with blood sugar

Glooko app offers diabetics easier self-checks

(PhysOrg.com) -- A consumer health management app has joined an ever-growing list of Apple App Store items; Glooko helps diabetics check their blood sugar daily. Glooko is a Palo Alto startup that presents its core product ...

dateNov 11, 2011 in Software report
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Leptin-controlled gene can reverse diabetes

Researchers have found that even a very little bit of the fat hormone leptin goes a long way when it comes to correcting diabetes. The hormone controls the activity of a gene known as IGFBP2 in the liver, which has antidiabetic ...

dateJan 05, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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Diabetes missing link discovered

New Zealand researchers have uncovered a new mechanism that controls the release of the hormone insulin in the body, providing hope for those with a genetic susceptibility to type 2 diabetes.

dateDec 05, 2016 in Biochemistry
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