Type 2 diabetes
Is treating obesity the future of managing type 2 diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be progressive, but weight management must become a primary goal to optimise its treatment says University of Melbourne expert.
How do we overcome two global health pandemics?
As the world rolls out COVID-19 vaccines, the obesity pandemic remains – but new University of Melbourne research into the Yap protein may help to change that.
Q&A: A new way to treat type 2 diabetes?
The discovery of how a key protein works to reduce blood glucose levels could lead to a more effective type 2 diabetes drug, say University of Melbourne experts
Different fat cell types may be key to obesity
University of Melbourne-led research discovers fat cells aren't all the same – some release fat, some help to burn fat, and the balance may influence obesity.
Personalising blood sugar targets
University of Melbourne researchers have developed a tool to help GPs set personalised blood sugar targets and medication plans for type 2 diabetes patients.
Diabetes and exercise capacity linked to glycogen in muscle tissue
Genetic testing shows that muscle tissue that can't process glucose causes type 2 diabetes and reduces exercise capacity, from University of Melbourne research
World-leading breakthrough in diabetes research
For the first time, research has identified and proved that a specific gene directly causes defective insulin secretion which results in the high blood sugar le