Spraying Pesticide

Mothers' Exposure To DDT Pesticide Leads To Obesity In Their Children

By | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:00

Middle-aged Americans whose mothers were exposed to DDT may be at an increased risk for obesity and diabetes, according to a new study.


World’s First Prescription-Only Smartphone App Aims To Help Type 2 Diabetes Patients

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 14:44

BlueStar is the world's first app to require a doctor's prescription for use. It was created to transform type 2 diabetes self-management.


Latin Americans More Likely To Be Diabetic Due To Neanderthal Genes From 60,000 Years Ago

By | Thu, 12/26/2013 - 16:00

Scientists have discovered a gene variant that provides clues as to why Latin Americans are more likely to develop diabetes than others.

Woman taking vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D May Treat Type 2 Diabetes In Women

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:01

Women with type 2 diabetes who take vitamin D supplements may improve their pain and their mood.

Avandia 2mg oral tablet

Avandia's Restrictions Eased: FDA Says Glaxo Drug's 'Risk Is Not Great'

By | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 16:35

The FDA removed certain restrictions on GlaxoSmithKline's diabetes drug Avandia (rosiglitazone), which will now be available for wider use.


Coffee Consumption May Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk

By | Fri, 11/15/2013 - 12:26

Drinking a few cups of coffee a day could lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes by 25 percent.

Women eating McDonald's

High Acidic Diet Linked To Diabetes Risk In Women

By | Wed, 11/13/2013 - 12:55

Women who consume highly acidic foods, such as animal products, are at a greater risk for developing diabetes, according to a new study.


Obesity May Lead To Early Puberty In Girls

By | Mon, 11/04/2013 - 11:57

A recent study finds that obesity may be linked to the early onset of puberty in girls, regardless of their race or ethnicity.

Vitamin D

Can Vitamin D Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

By | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 12:28

The NIH is funding a series of large-scale clinical trials to decide if vitamin D can prevent the development of type 2 diabetes.

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks Casually Announces Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 13:26

Actor Tom Hanks announced his recent type 2 diabetes diagnosis on "The Late Show with David Letterman."

Antidepressants Linked To Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Antidepressants May Heighten Type 2 Diabetes Risk

By | Tue, 09/24/2013 - 15:59

A study from University of Southampton confirms a long suspected link between antidepressants and type 2 diabetes, although questions still linger.

Biz Markie

Biz Markie Drops 140 Lbs. After Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

By | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 10:57

Following his type 2 diabetes diagnosis three years back, rapper Biz Markie dropped 140 lbs. to help improve his quality of life.

Chocolate chip cookie and a glass of milk

A Daily Glass Of Milk During Pregnancy Makes Your Child Taller Well Into Adulthood

By | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 15:38

Mothers who drink one glass of milk a day while pregnant are found to have taller children with a lower risk of developing diabetes.

An Apple a Day!

Eat Away Type 2 Diabetes: Go For Whole Fruits, Not Fruit Juice

By | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 16:35

Researchers found that eating whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes, and apples, may reduce your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, while drinking fruit juice may increase your risk.

NYC Takes The Cake For Being More Diabetic Than The Rest Of The Nation

New York City Takes The Cake: Study Shows City Is More Diabetic Than The Rest Of The Nation

By | Wed, 07/31/2013 - 22:33

Type 2 diabetes among New Yorkers has been rising over the past decade, and according to health officials, there's no end in sight just yet.