type 2 diabetes

  • Super pea could reduce diabetes risk

    Natural mutation prevents sugar spikes.

    Don’t turn your nose up at wrinkled peas: they could be a life saver. A new study has found that a natural mutation i...

    Health October 28, 2020
  • A sugar tax and warnings on soft drinks

    Australians support campaign to tackle obesity.

    It might cost us more but we’re are generally okay with a sugar tax on soft drinks, shows a new survey of Australian ...

    ASC Edits July 1, 2019
  • Zinc and human health

    Three-minute thesis: How important is the role of zinc in diabetes treatment?

    Scientist  Michelle Maier, Federation University Australia PhD title The role of zinc in the context of insulin signa...

    Biology June 24, 2018
  • Breast-feeding halves maternal diabetes risk

    Data finds long-term protection arises after just one pregnancy.

    Breast-feeding for at least six months can reduce the subsequent risk of a woman developing type 2 diabetes by almost...

    Body and Mind January 16, 2018
  • Could eating enough dukkah defer diabetes?

    Study has found that eating omega-6 fats may reduce risk of type 2 diabetes.

    A diet high in omega-6 fats – found in nuts and seeds – may help ward off type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. ...

    Biology October 12, 2017
  • Broccoli may hold key to new diabetes treatment

    Chemical in broccoli affects gene expression and may help management of diabetes.

    Sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli, may help in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Credit: Bernard JaubertA ...

    Biology June 15, 2017
  • Platypus venom may treat type 2 diabetes

    Remarkable insulin regulation techniques.

    The platypus just got that little bit stranger. Credit: Gunter Ziesler / Getty ImagesPlatypuses aren’t entirely the...

    Biology November 30, 2016
  • Obesity surgery: should we cut the fat?

    The debate over obesity surgery – Norman Swan weighs in.

    Credit: ImagesBazaar / Getty ImagesSo you’ve developed type 2 diabetes and are overweight? Some experts might want ...

    Biology September 12, 2016
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