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Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism—the way the body uses digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food people eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body.
Novel ways to increase SC-beta cell’s survivability and functioning via genetic manipulation

Novel ways to increase SC-beta cell’s survivability and functioning via genetic manipulation

Researchers use lipid profiling to determine risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

Researchers use lipid profiling to determine risk for diabetes and cardiovascular diseases

UTSA team develops innovative inhibitor to fight obesity and heart disease

UTSA team develops innovative inhibitor to fight obesity and heart disease

Researchers discover how pancreatic cells remodel themselves to reduce the immune response in patients at risk for T1D

Researchers discover how pancreatic cells remodel themselves to reduce the immune response in patients at risk for T1D

Researchers study how metabolomic assessment finds postmortem biomarkers indicating decedent’s diabetes mellitus history

Researchers study how metabolomic assessment finds postmortem biomarkers indicating decedent’s diabetes mellitus history

US research reveals the role of Heparan Sulfate in obesity

US research reveals the role of Heparan Sulfate in obesity

New computational tool simulates evolution

New computational tool simulates evolution

Risk variant of COVID-19 decreases risk of contracting HIV by 27%

Risk variant of COVID-19 decreases risk of contracting HIV by 27%

TGen collaborates with Deepcell to employ AI for analyzing single cell morphology

TGen collaborates with Deepcell to employ AI for analyzing single cell morphology

Researchers employ genetic testing to determine the risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Researchers employ genetic testing to determine the risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Study reveals the power of ketone bodies

Study reveals the power of ketone bodies

Study findings open new avenues for research into host-directed therapies for TB

Study findings open new avenues for research into host-directed therapies for TB

Lifelong exercise may help counteract the deterioration of fat tissue function with age

Lifelong exercise may help counteract the deterioration of fat tissue function with age

Why is it Important to have Diverse Genomics Data in Science?

Why is it Important to have Diverse Genomics Data in Science?

Study: Global human microbiome research is heavily biased in favor of wealthy countries

Study: Global human microbiome research is heavily biased in favor of wealthy countries

Healthy sleep pattern alleviates some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Healthy sleep pattern alleviates some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Tropical sea anemone stings could hold key to new pain-relieving drugs

Scientists use CRISPRa to discover genes that play a role in immune cell biology

Scientists use CRISPRa to discover genes that play a role in immune cell biology

New method helps distinguish bacterial DNA from human and other non-bacterial cells

New method helps distinguish bacterial DNA from human and other non-bacterial cells

Using AI solutions to predict cell fates

Using AI solutions to predict cell fates