The American Diabetes Association recently issued revised diabetes screening guidelines for Asian Americans. To view a brief video about the guidelines, please click the following link.
In a study published June 5, 2017, in Cell Metabolism, Suneil Koliwad, MD, PhD, the Gerold Grodsky, PhD/JAB Chair in Diabetes Research, reported his team’s findings that immune cells in the brain may trigger overeating and weight gain in response to diets rich in fat.
According to Dr. Koliwad, these immune cells may “represent an untapped and completely novel way to target the brain in order to potentially mitigate obesity and its health consequences,” including type 2 diabetes.
Watch the full discussion here: http://www.ktvu.com/news/252249838-video
According to a new report issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of people living with diabetes worldwide has nearly quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with most living in developing countries.
In its first “Global report on diabetes”, WHO highlights the need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease – a goal that is shared by the Diabetes Center at UCSF.