type 2 diabetes
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
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.
Cities for healthier lives
Cities are making us sick but research led by the University of Melbourne and presented to the UN sets out a blueprint for making our cities healthier.
Diabetes and exercise capacity linked to glycogen in muscle tissue
Genetic testing shows that muscle tissue that can't convert glucose to glycogen causes type 2 diabetes and reduces capacity for exercise.
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