Welcome to BioMed Central's Diabetes Gateway, featuring articles from our journals within this field as well as useful resources and news items.
In a study of three large cohorts and a meta-analysis, total dairy intake is not associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) incidence, but increased yogurt consumption is linked to reduced risk of T2D, suggesting that yogurt could have a protective effect.
Gene expression studies in an experimental rat model of infectious endocarditis show that diabetes mellitus leads to higher bacterial burden in Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis.
Patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) carrying the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism have increased risk of metabolic disturbances lower likelihood of response to HCV therapy, suggesting this gene could be used as a predictive biomarker.
There is a high prevalence of comorbid conditions in people with dementia; evidence from a scoping review suggests there is a need for more research into how dementia impacts healthcare, as well as patient involvement in clinical decision making.
Commenting on a recent paper in Cancer and Metabolism, Matthew vander Heiden and colleagues consider the mechanisms by which the anti-diabetic drug metformin can act via mitochondria to combat cancer.
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