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Brain may play key role in blood sugar metabolism and diabetes development

Future diabetes treatment approaches might target regulatory systems in both the brain and the pancreas to achieve better blood glucose control, or even put the disease into remission.

Clinical trial aims to prevent type 2 diabetes through medication

The UW and the VA Puget Sound will be among the sites for the national RISE study. The researchers want to see if treating patients to preserve insulin secretion keeps diabetes from forming or slows its progression.

Depression raises diabetics’ risk of severe low blood sugar episodes

Evidence points to importance of recognizing and treating depression in people with diabetes to reduce medical complications.