Diabetes


Roundup: 300% Hike in Diabetes Worldwide, U.N....

In 2014, 8.5 percent of adults (422 million) in the world had diabetes, up from 4.7 percent or 108 million in 1980, said the report.

April 8, 2016 / 2 min read


Shifting Sleep Times Impact Insulin, May Lead...

If you’re like most this week, you’re likely feeling the effects of Daylight Saving Time, which started yesterday. Awakening in darkness and seeing the sunset...

March 14, 2016 / 3 min read


New U.S. Guidelines: ‘Added Sugars’ Less Than...

For the first time, the U.S. government provides a limit to the amount of added sugar that should be consumed on a daily basis, under...

January 7, 2016 / 2 min read


Pace of New Diabetes Cases Shows Improvement

The diabetes epidemic continues, but for the first time in years, an encouraging trend is apparent in the rate of new cases, according to latest...

December 2, 2015 / 3 min read


News Roundup: Daily Coffee Habit Linked to...

There's more good news about the effects of drinking a cup of java -- even consuming as many as five cups or more a day...

November 20, 2015 / 3 min read


Diabetes and Your Vision: 3 Things You...

Diabetes is also the leading cause of new cases of blindness among working-age adults. If you are diagnosed with diabetes, special care should be taken...

November 10, 2015 / 1 min read


The ‘Skinny’ on Carbs With Resistant Starch

If you’ve dieted at any point in your life, most likely you were told or understood to avoid potatoes, bananas or plantains, and rice because...

August 18, 2015 / 3 min read


Hispanic Health: Diabetes, Liver Disease Top Concerns

There are more deaths among Hispanics from diabetes and chronic liver disease, and similar numbers of deaths from kidney disease.

July 7, 2015 / 3 min read