Marta Silva is a Molecular and Cellular Biologist, with research experience in the field of organic chemistry. After completing her bachelors degree, Marta earned a Masters in Biotechnology and she was a member of the Portuguese research institute of nano and microtechnology, INESC-MN.
Marta is also Diabetic Type 1.
A recent collaborative study between the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute and Johns Hopkins University suggested that type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients who have abdominal obesity, with a body ... Read more
New research from Denmark finds that people with diabetes are at three times greater risk than non-diabetics of developing a potentially fatal blood infection caused by the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. The study, “Diabetes and risk ... Read more
People with type 1 diabetes have a higher risk of developing some types of cancer, according to a study which combined data from five countries: Australia, Denmark, Finland, Scotland, and ... Read more
Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly recently submitted a supplemental new drug application for Jardiance (empagliflozin), a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The submission ... Read more
The American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) summer camps have a positive impact on children’s self-confidence and diabetes management abilities, the ADA reported, based on a three-year association survey of the children’s caregivers before ... Read more
Diabetes combined with obesity in pregnant women increases their risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to research from the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The study, published in ... Read more
A research team at the University of Southampton in England, using high-resolution imaging technology, found new information on the reason patients with type 2 diabetes have a higher risk of developing osteoporosis. The study ... Read more
A new research study has demonstrated, for the first time, how high blood sugar levels (hyperglycemia) influence the heart and blood pressure. According to the study, higher glycemia levels affect ... Read more
With the number of diabetics increasing in the United States, a growing disparity in the gender of endocrinology trainees may be of concern given the bias and challenges faced by female physicians in the ... Read more