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10 Symptoms That Could Indicate Type 2 Diabetes (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.02.2015 | Home

Diabetes affects 24 million people in the U.S., but only 18 million know they have it. About 90 percent of those people have type 2 diabetes. In di...

Diabetes: Put Down that Cola and Pick up Celery!

Robin Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Wilson

A pivotal moment occurred recently when a friend - only 45 years old! - was hospitalized for diabetes related complications. And then the outcome - a...

9 Must-Know Facts About How Insulin Works

Health.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Note: This article does not refer to long-acting insulin types. For information on how to best use your insulin type, consult your doctor. Insulin is...

5 Healthy Snacks For People With (Or Without) Diabetes

Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

Yes, you can snack if you have diabetes When your stomach starts to rumble, you need a snack that can curb your hunger without blowing your blood sug...

The Urgent State of Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Diabetes -- one of the fastest growing epidemics in America, and the world -- doesn't have enough health care providers (HCPS). Not even close.

Health Insurance Companies Are Withholding Life-Saving Education

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Education has fallen so low as a health priority that it's barely noticed when the lack of it causes devastating consequences, including death.

10 Practical Diabetes Tips for the Budget Conscious (PHOTOS)

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

"Self-management" isn't a term doctors use much when they talk to patients about most illnesses. But with diabetes, self-management, with guidance from a medical professional, is key.

What Is Living? What You Do, Or What You Do With What You Have?

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

All I have to do now is think "living" and I pause. I feel my insides slow and warm and I am overtaken by a deep respect for what I witnessed.

Is Diabetes Worth The Work? Just Wait 'Till You Hurt Your Foot

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

My painful sleepless night put every diabetes-foot horror into my head. Will I get gangrene? Will they have to amputate my foot? How will I exercise without my foot?

Preventing Diabetes on a Budget

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

By all accounts, Frances Vasquez ought to be a diabetic. By participating in a ground-breaking study, she learned how to make exercise and a healthy diet an integral part of her life.

Do We Need a 'Fattitude Adjustment?'

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

In my public speaking, I routinely note that obesity remains the last bastion of socially acceptable prejudice in our society. I keep waiting for the statement to become obsolete, but it hasn't happened yet.

Kudos to Jamie Oliver for Leading the American Food Revolution

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Tabby Biddle

Jamie Oliver is on a mission to change America's diet. After airing a four-hour TV series aimed at improving school lunches, he got the British gov't to allocate $1 billion to revitalize their school lunches.