6 Supplements Every Diabetic Should Take

Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is a complex condition that impacts (and is equally impacted by) the immune system, metabolism, hormones, and every other system and function within the body. At this point in time, diabetes is widely considered an inflammatory disease.1 While chronic inflammation is thought to be a precursor to T2D, high blood sugar and insulin resistance perpetuate inflammation, …

Artificial Beta Cells Show Promising Results for Diabetes Treatment

A recent study has revealed some promising data for those suffering from diabetes. Researchers from the University of North Carolina and NC State have developed artificial cells that automatically release insulin into the bloodstream when glucose levels rise. These “artificial beta cells” (AβCs) mimic the functions of the body’s natural glucose-controllers, the insulin-secreting beta cells of the pancreas. The loss …