Prospects of new treatments for diabetes through metabolic products of the intestinal flora

Published: 19 February 2020

In a study published in the journal Cell Reports, researchers at McGill University, Kyoto University and INSERM/University of Paris show that an organic compound produced by the intestinal flora,...

The many faces of diabetes: addressing heterogeneity of a complex disease

Published: 6 March 2018

Comment by Rob Sladek, McGill Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Human Genetics

McGill research team studies how calcium compounds accumulate in the arteries

Published: 31 January 2018

Team leader Marta Cerruti, using the tools of the Canadian Light Source, has examined the mineralized arteries of genetically modified laboratory mice and found that the pathway in the body that...

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms – and dads – at risk

Published: 14 November 2017

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later....

World Health Day and Diabetes (April 7, 2016)

Published: 6 April 2016

About 422 million people worldwide have diabetes, a number likely to more than double in the next 20 years, according to research published today by the World Health Organization. April 7, 2016 is...


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