Current research articles written and chosen by the NDORI team.
Nov 7, 2022
New insights into the mechanisms causing diabetes
Researchers show that a molecule called T-cadherin can be secreted in a soluble form. Soluble T-cadherin interacts with pancreatic insulin-producing beta cells via the Notch signaling pathway to promote their proliferation and increase the production of insulin. Recombinant T-cadherin stimulated Notch signaling in isolated mouse pancreatic islets, which contain beta cells, indicating that T-cadherin may have therapeutic potential for diabetes.
Oct 17, 2022
Teaching cooking skills to people with diabetes improves their quality of life and diabetes self-management
The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center
Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine partnered with the nonprofit Local Matters to offer the “Cooking Matters for Diabetes” intervention to 48 adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. The six-week classes included weekly food supplies for participants...
Oct 14, 2022
Intermittent fasting compared to daily calorie restriction for chronic disease
Emily Arguello, MS, CHES - NDORI Dietetic Intern
There are two types of intermittent fasting, time restricted eating and intermittent calorie restrictions. Time restricted eating involves limiting the amount of eating hours per day...
Oct 5, 2022
Hibernating fat bears are complex. They may hold lessons for human health.
The Washington Post
Hibernating bears stay healthy despite being very fat and sedentary. New research is focusing on what humans can learn from them.
Oct 4, 2022
Eating late increases hunger, decreases calories burned, and changes fat tissue
Brigham and Women's Hospital
While popular healthy diet mantras advise against midnight snacking, few studies have comprehensively investigated the simultaneous effects of late eating ...
Sep 7, 2022
Cravings for fatty foods traced to gut-brain connection
A dieter wrestling with cravings for fatty foods might be tempted to blame their tongue: the delicious taste of butter or ice cream is hard to resist ...