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University of Florida Diabetes Institute to Establish Novel Biobank to Study Kidney and Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes

University of Florida Diabetes Institute to Establish Novel Biobank to Study Kidney and Cardiovascular...

A major step toward transforming the understanding of cardiovascular and kidney disease in the millions of Americans with diabetes occurred Thursday when the National Institutes of Health designated the University of Florida Diabetes Institute the home for a new biobank...
Phenomix Sciences Announces First Obesity Biobank Registry to Study Underlying Phenotypes

Phenomix Sciences Announces First Obesity Biobank Registry to Study Underlying Phenotypes

On a mission to conquer obesity, Phenomix Sciences has launched its first obesity biobanking registry and outcomes study. The registry will study variability in obesity by looking at genetic and environmental factors in patients, and analyze interventions that will...

Biomarker Changes In Skin Keratinocytes Responsive To Blood Glucose

Biomarkers in the skin can reflect disease status in conditions as diverse as diabetes,  rheumatism, lung disease, and neurodegenerative diseases. In the case of diabetes, minimally invasive skin mounted glucose monitoring devices exist. Each device has its pros and...

Iron Loading Reduced Insulin Secretion By Pancreatic Beta-Cell Lines

Longitudinal analyses of iron-overloaded individuals have indicated that patients in the highest quartile of serum ferritin levels, a proxy for iron, have 3.5-fold greater risk of developing Type II Diabetes over a 6-year period. The exact mechanism is unclear...

Biobank Study Of Multimorbidity In Type II Diabetics

Multimorbidity is common for people with type II diabetes (T2D) with around 85% suffering from other chronic conditions. Comorbidity could make it more difficult to maintain inadequate control of blood glucose leading to further complications of diabetes, such as...

Associations Between Tuberculosis Risk And Variants Of Diabetes

Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by the bacillus Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which is thought to be predominately spread by coughing. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around a quarter of the world’s population is infected with M. tuberculosis. Infection does...

Diabetes, Dyslipidemia and Hypertension In The Taiwan Biobank

Diabetes, dyslipidemia and hypertension have global prevalence rates of 8.5%, 38%, and 40%, respectively. Disease prevalence may be used as a proxy for disease incidence so it follows that population clusters with reduced disease prevalence may potentially represent individuals with reduced disease susceptibility,...

Genetic Predisposition To Atherosclerosis A Risk Factor For Coronary Heart Disease In Type II...

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 1 in 10 Americans has diabetes. The global prevalence is similar with at least 422 million living with diabetes according to the World Health Organization (WHO). There are two types of...

RenalytixAI To Validate KidneyIntelX™ In Collaboration With University Medical Center Groningen

Renalytix AI plc, a developer of artificial intelligence-enabled clinical diagnostics for kidney disease, has announced a collaboration with University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Netherlands, to evaluate KidneyIntelX™ across over 3,500 patients with Type II Diabetes. The study will assess how effectively KidneyIntelX identifies...

Perspectum Diagnostics Awarded Grant For Quantitative MRI Of Organs In Type 2 Diabetes Patients

Perspectum Diagnostics has announced a successful Innovate UK grant award to develop technology that will improve the diagnosis and monitoring of type 2 diabetes (T2D). Perspectum Diagnostics is an Oxford, UK based company founded in 2012, in partnership with the University of Oxford,...

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