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New molecule found to regulate blood sugar levels independent of insulin

January 10, 2022

Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies (Salk), US, have identified an alternate molecular pathway that regulates blood glucose, which could present a potential new treatment course for diabetes. While insulin is the primary regulator for the disease, a new molecule called FGF1 was seen to restore blood glucose levels of diabetic mice in […]

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Over 2 Million Malaysians suffer from Diabetes

June 28, 2012

MALAYSIA – According to findings by the National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS), 2.6 million Malaysians were found to be suffering from diabetes om 2011. Health director-general Datuk Seri Dr Hasan Abdul Rahman described the findings as alarming and worrying, despite concerted efforts by the health ministry over the years. “The NHMS figures showed that […]

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