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Poor diet in pregnancy linked to diabetes in offspring

Poor diet during pregnancy could raise the risk of offspring developing diabetes, according to new research in rats.
Poor diet during pregnancy could raise the risk of offspring developing diabetes, according to new research in rats. Rats fed a low protein diet produced offspring that were… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/poor-diet-in-pregnancy-linked-to-diabetes-in-offspring/

Type 1 diabetes treated in mice

Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies.
Type 1 diabetes has been treated in GM mice using antibodies. Researchers tested the treatment using an innovative mouse model that mimics the human form of type 1 diabetes. The… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/type-1-diabetes-treated-in-mice/

Watch and read - Where do medicines come from?

We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months.
We've produced a new leaflet and accompanying video that is being distributed to GP waiting rooms throughout the UK for the next six months. This Wellcome Trust supported leaflet… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/watch-and-read-where-do-medicines-come-from/

Scientists create 'couch potato' mouse

By removing a protein that muscles use to convert fuel into energy, the researchers produced a mouse with normal body weight but which did not have enough energy to exercise.
By removing a protein that muscles use to convert fuel into energy, the researchers produced a mouse with normal body weight but which did not have enough energy to exercise.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/scientists-create-couch-potato-mouse/

Compound controls weight and blood sugar

A new compound has been designed that controls weight and blood sugar in mice, raising the prospect of a treatment for sufferers of obesity and diabetes.
A new compound has been designed that controls weight and blood sugar in mice, raising the prospect of a treatment for sufferers of obesity and diabetes. Researchers injected… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/compound-controls-weight-and-blood-sugar/

World Diabetes Day - 14 November

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/world-diabetes-day-14-november/

Drug reverses diabetes nerve damage

Diabetes can cause the death of nerves in the body's extremities, a condition known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN).
Diabetes can cause the death of nerves in the body's extremities, a condition known as diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). The loss of feeling from DPN makes diabetics… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/drug-reverses-diabetes-nerve-damage/

Street-smart insulin

Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes.
Mouse research has revealed a link between bone remodelling, blood sugar and diabetes. This has implications for people with type 2 diabetes and with osteoporosis. The natural… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/street-smart-insulin/

New cause of diabetes revealed

Pig models are becoming increasingly important in medical research into the causes of diseases, and have now shed new light on the causes of diabetes.
Pig models are becoming increasingly important in medical research into the causes of diseases, and have now shed new light on the causes of diabetes. In healthy people,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/new-cause-of-diabetes-revealed/

Childhood diabetes, food sweetener link

A new study has shown that the food sweetener fructose can cause dangerous body fat deposits and trigger diabetes and heart disease in humans.
A new study has shown that the food sweetener fructose can cause dangerous body fat deposits and trigger diabetes and heart disease in humans. Initial research in rats showing… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/childhood-diabetes-food-sweetener-link/

Damaging effects of fat reversed

Researchers have long known that overweight people are more likely to develop conditions such as diabetes and heart disease.
Researchers have long known that overweight people are more likely to develop conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. In a new study researchers have uncovered evidence to… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/damaging-effects-of-fat-reversed/

Key protein in obesity related diseases

It is well known that obesity can lead to health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it is thought that this is due to low-grade inflammation.
It is well known that obesity can lead to health problems such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and it is thought that this is due to low-grade inflammation. Scientists… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/key-protein-in-obesity-related-diseases/

Gene suppression in type 2 diabetes

Blocking the action of a gene called Sirtuin-1 reduced the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in rats, scientists have found.
Blocking the action of a gene called Sirtuin-1 reduced the symptoms of type 2 diabetes in rats, scientists have found. People with Type 2 diabetes suffer from high blood… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-suppression-in-type-2-diabetes/

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