By Jonathan Weiss | May 23, 2013 04:26 PM EDT
New approval of the A1c test will help patients and doctors catch diabetes more easily for speedy treatment.
By Anthony Rivas | May 21, 2013 08:26 PM EDT
The FDA says that blood glucose meters haven't advanced in accuracy, even though they have advanced in technology.
By Christie Rizk | May 21, 2013 12:27 PM EDT
A new study funded by the National Confectioners Association claims frequent candy consumption isn't linked to obesity or heart problems.
By Anthony Rivas | May 20, 2013 01:35 PM EDT
Scientists in Australia have found a previously undiscovered protein in immune cells that can prevent, and possibly cure, diabetes.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 17, 2013 02:47 PM EDT
A pill, which may take the place of daily insulin injections, will begin US clinical trials soon.
By Christie Rizk | May 15, 2013 08:36 AM EDT
A new study suggests diabetics who use marijuana have better control of their blood sugar than diabetics who don't use marijuana.
By Christie Rizk | May 13, 2013 06:18 PM EDT
Increasing the number of the Akkermansia muciniphila bacteria in mice can treat metabolic disorders brought on by an unhealthy diet, new research has found.
By Anthony Rivas | May 09, 2013 10:43 PM EDT
Scientists have engineered a biomaterial that will protect and foster growth for insulin-producing cells that will help cure diabetes, however, the research has only been done on mice so far.
By Christie Rizk | May 09, 2013 07:04 PM EDT
Kids exposed to air pollution long term may have a higher risk for insulin resistance, a new study suggests.
By Christie Rizk | May 09, 2013 03:39 PM EDT
A new study shows that the diabetes drug metformin has no impact on survival rates of older diabetic women with breast cancer.
By Lizette Borreli | May 09, 2013 02:34 PM EDT
Owning a furry animal can get you in shape, boost your immunity, and aid your heart for a healthier you.
By Jonathan Weiss | May 07, 2013 12:17 PM EDT
A large study has shown that childhood virus infections do not instigate type 1 diabetes in children.
By Evan Winchester | May 01, 2013 04:47 PM EDT
Though the trend is toward less sugar consumption, 13% of calories consumed by American adults come from added sugars, a figure health experts advise is too high.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 30, 2013 04:24 PM EDT
Men who are obese in their young adult years are at significant risk for life threatening diseases that may cut their life short.
By Nsikan Akpan | Apr 30, 2013 03:21 PM EDT
Engineers have come up with a way to use nanotechnology to measure sugar levels in saliva.