This form of energy releases insulin in mice. That might someday help control blood sugar in people
Teens — and everyone else, it seems — spend an unhealthy amount of time sitting, a new survey finds
Students will learn what causes type I and type II diabetes and investigate what is happening in the body of a person who has diabetes, including the function of the pancreas in insulin production and how insulin allows for glucose to enter cells.
Your blood sugar can make you happy, moody, sweaty, unconscious and possibly even homicidal.
Short Wave reporter Emily Kwong tells host Maddie Sofia about the WHO’s pre-qualification program, a two-year plan to pave the way for more insulin manufacturers to enter the global market.
Diabetes affects nearly one tenth of the population in the United States, but we still have a lot to learn about the disease. Researchers are finding that a lack of specific proteins might reduce our abilities to absorb sugar, making it a key player in the diabetes problem.