- Low-carb diet outperforms high-carb diet in lowering insulin resistance, according to a new study.
- Hypoglycemia can be dangerous if it’s not properly managed; here’s what you need to know.
- A new study has linked a fermented berry beverage with effectively reducing the development of obesity and blood glucose levels in mice on a high-fat diet.
- Health conditions don’t just affect our insides — they can also alter our physical appearance. Here’s a look at a few of those physical changes in illnesses that are not uncommon.
- Sunlight and the vitamin D that comes from it already has a huge impact on our health, but now researchers think it may slow aging and prevent age-related diseases.
- Many poor people around the world have to choose between money and adequate nutrition, which one UN expert has called a "human rights" issue. Meanwhile in the United States, people across all income brackets eat fast food.
- If you are one of those oft-maligned people who are always cold, you are not alone. And you may or may not have one of these medical conditions.
- Moderate exercise can cut the risk of type 2 diabetes by 26 percent, a new review finds, and the more exercise, the lower the risk.
- Diabetics looking for the best time to walk may want to consider taking a brisk stroll following their evening meal, finds new research.
- Asking a doctor the right question, no matter if the topic is embarrassing, could mean the difference between life and death.
- Don’t sweat the small stuff, but if you are sweating in excessive amounts, you could have a condition called hyperhidrosis.
- Which is worse — to overeat when we’re stressed out or not to eat at all? Here’s a look at the negative effects of both coping mechanisms.
Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. Both type 1 and 2 are chronic conditions that usually cannot be cured. Adequate treatment of diabetes is important, as well as blood pressure control and lifestyle factors such as smoking cessation and maintaining a healthy body weight.