We waited half a century to give up tobacco, but there is no excuse with sugar – we know it’s killing us
Lisa Day fell severely ill on 7 September last year and was vomiting blood while at a friend's house
More than four million people in the UK now have diabetes
Experts managed to halt the condition in mice for six months thanks to the use of insulin-producing cells
Scientists were able to reprogram skin cells before devloping them into the specialised 'beta' cells of the pancreas
The figure could rise to 5million in a decade
New technique could be used to preserve pancreatic cells usually damaged by freezing
Research shows the hormone, FGF21, tells the brain to avoid seeking sweet foods
Researchers hail findings as a possible 'game-changer' and 'a new way forward' for patients
"Having diabetes can be complicated but with the right support and understanding it doesn’t need to stop you from doing the things you love."
Red wine drinkers had healthier blood fat profiles and greater amounts of 'good cholesterol'
A gene called KLF14 appears to be a master regulator of how and where on the body fat is stored
It isn’t hard to find an architect who will tell you that vast swathes of the British urban landscape are ugly, grey and unappealing – nor would you struggle to find people who agreed with them. But could it be that the look and the layout of our cities is actually bad for our health?
Study suggests the human sense of smell can detect when a person's immune system is fighting an illness
Miniaturized sensors monitor wearers' glucose levels from their tears, saving diabetics from the disruption of regular blood checks or embedded sensors
Zookeepers say the stereotypical food actually makes monkeys more aggressive, rots their teeth and can lead to diabetes