A Global Registry Aims to See if COVID-19 Causes Diabetes
A Global Registry Aims to See if COVID-19 Causes Diabetes
Researchers have collected hundreds of COVID-19–related diabetes case reports since August of last year, in hopes of teasing apart the complex links between the two diseases.
A Global Registry Aims to See if COVID-19 Causes Diabetes
A Global Registry Aims to See if COVID-19 Causes Diabetes

Researchers have collected hundreds of COVID-19–related diabetes case reports since August of last year, in hopes of teasing apart the complex links between the two diseases.

Researchers have collected hundreds of COVID-19–related diabetes case reports since August of last year, in hopes of teasing apart the complex links between the two diseases.

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Mysterious Illness Linked to Lychees Kills Children in India
Mysterious Illness Linked to Lychees Kills Children in India
Chia-Yi Hou | Aug 27, 2019
Malnourished kids who eat the fruit containing a naturally occurring toxin suffer from low blood sugar and symptoms of encephalopathy.
Human Pancreas Cells Can Be Made to Produce Insulin
Human Pancreas Cells Can Be Made to Produce Insulin
Jef Akst | Feb 14, 2019
When implanted into mice, the “pseudo-islets” helped treat the animals’ diabetes symptoms.
Caffeine-Triggered Cells Help Control Blood Sugar in Diabetic Mice
Caffeine-Triggered Cells Help Control Blood Sugar in Diabetic Mice
Diana Kwon | Jun 20, 2018
Scientists engineered human cells to produce a molecule that stimulates insulin secretion in the presence of caffeine.
High-Fiber Diet Shifts Gut Microbes, Lowering Blood Sugar in Diabetics
High-Fiber Diet Shifts Gut Microbes, Lowering Blood Sugar in Diabetics
Ashley Yeager | Mar 8, 2018
New findings suggest that promoting the growth of fiber-loving bacteria may help manage type 2 diabetes.
Image of the Day: Glucose Sensor 
Image of the Day: Glucose Sensor 
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Jan 2, 2018
Scientists build a biosensor skin patch for noninvasive glucose monitoring.