Welcome to BioMed Central's Diabetes Gateway, featuring articles from our journals within this field as well as useful resources and news items.
Consequences of depression include somatic diseases, such as obesity and cardiovascular disease; Brenda Penninx and colleagues review the biological pathways and their dysregulation between depressive symptoms and somatic health, and describe the therapeutic implications.
Adult neural stem cells extracted from the olfactory bulb of diabetic rats can be cultured in vitro and show similar gene expression profiles to hippocampal neural stem cells during diabetes progression.
Kuzmanov and Emili review recent advances in protein-protein interaction studies from various model organisms, shedding light on the mechanisms and possible treatments for human disease.
A new long-lasting analogue of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) has neuroprotective properties including rescuing cognitive performance and reducing Abeta plaque load and neuroinflammation in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease.
A specially designed matrix with potential applications in skin tissue engineering enables the selection of p63+ keratinocyte progenitor cells (KPC) from peripheral blood mononuclear cells, and favours their differentiation into epithelial cells.
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- Sugary drink consumption impacts diabetes risk
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