The increasing rate of diabetes, often attributed to overweight associated with hypercaloric diets, has led to numerous dietary and lifestyle intervention trials. In these, the dietary components have focused particularly on controlling caloric... continue reading
Endogenous insulin production ceases with the loss of pancreatic islet β-cells, caused by autoimmune antibodies 1, [2,... continue reading
Current thinking suggests diabetes has variable causes, is inevitably progressive, and causes hyperglycaemia. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease causing β-cell (source of insulin) death, and type 2 is an insulin activity deficiency (insulin... continue reading
The Dawn Phenomenon (DP) was first noted in diabetics as an unexpected increase in blood glucose beginning during sleep early in the morning1. The glucose is derived from increased hepatic... continue reading
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