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Lynne Peeples

A Hormonal Mess: How An Everyday Chemical May Be Making Us Fat And Sick

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

The modern lifestyle of super-sized french fries and couch potatoes often takes the blame for the rising rates of obesity and diabetes in the U.S. -- ...

7 Diabetes Tips to Make You Tops

Riva Greenberg | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

See your blood sugar numbers as information not a judgment of your self-worth. Monitoring your blood sugar is the best tool to help you evaluate the effectiveness of your diabetes treatment plan.

Astoria Characters: The Woman With 101 Candles on Her Cake

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Pull open the drapes! Betty Gelb wants to see the sunshine. She's as excited as a kid going to the circus because she's opened her eyes to another day. She's pushing 102, and, hey, you never know.

Satirical TSA 'Memo' Skewers The Bumbling Agency

Christopher Elliott | Posted 04.01.2012 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

TSA policy on cupcakes and other baked goods is clear: These items may be confiscated at any time, for any reason, as long as you share them with your colleagues in the break room.

Challenges of Juvenile Diabetes in India

Dinkar Jain | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Dinkar Jain

While juvenile diabetes has many shared challenges across nations -- patients need to mathematically coordinate exercise, insulin, and diet -- there are a few behaviors that make advising patients with juvenile diabetes in India more challenging

How Type 2 Diabetes Became A Global Epidemic -- And What You Can Do To Stop It

Deepak Chopra | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Type 2 diabetes has become an increasing problem in modern America. Because it is chiefly linked to obesity, as more people become overweight and as the age of gaining weight reaches down into childhood, a largely preventable disease turns into an epidemic.

Alicia Ciccone

Helping Kids Battle Diabetes In Style

HuffingtonPost.com | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 09.06.2011 | Small Business

Like many great moms-turned-entrepreneurs, Julie DeFruscio found herself faced with a challenge on the homefront and turned her homegrown solution int...

A New Kind Of Diabetes Education

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.30.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

This year Gary Scheiner, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 25 years, opened the first online university for people with diabetes.

The Politics Of Sugar

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.01.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

If there are multiple contenders for the single nutrient that is public health enemy #1, the logical conclusion is that none is.

17 Tips From a Diabetes Patient-Expert

Riva Greenberg | Posted 06.07.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

If you're new at the diabetes game, you're probably overwhelmed with all you think you have to do.

No, Diabetes Does Not Still Exist to Benefit Pharmaceutical Companies

Milt Bedingfield | Posted 06.05.2011 | Home
Milt Bedingfield

I certainly hope there are not many people that truly believe diabetes, cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's still exist because health related companies make more money treating the illness versus curing it.

Why We Get Fat

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Don McNay

Why We Get Fat is not a diet book. It is a well-documented insight into how a move back to "old fashioned values" might make us healthier.

5 Diabetes Truths You Must Know

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Diabetes myths abound, so my gift to you this holiday season are five diabetes truths you must know.

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 | Healthy Living

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 ...

Education Lessens Dementia's Effects: Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Scientists from the United Kingdom and Finland have discovered that a history of higher education both lowers the risk for and tempers the effects of ...

Vitamin E Shows Promise For Treating Liver Disease

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — People with a common, obesity-related liver disease that has no known treatment got a surprising benefit from vitamin E pills, res...

Study: Moms Who Exercise Give Birth To Lighter Babies

TIME | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

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Intense Treatment Doesn't Help Diabetics, Study Suggests

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Key results from a landmark federal study are in, and the results are disappointing for diabetics: Adding drugs to drive blood pressur...

Obesity: How Intestinal Bacteria May Cause Weight Gain

TIME | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Scientists led by Andrew Gewirtz at Emory University reveal that your intestines harbor a universe of bacteria -- the so-called gut microbiota -- that...

Diabetes, Self-Blame And The Power Of Kind Words

Zippora Karz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Zippora Karz

My diabetes was empowering in the sense that perhaps I could do something about it, but also set in play a tremendous amount of self-blame.

New Diabetes Drug May Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

Novo Nordisk, announced that their drug, liraglutide, which will carry the trade name Victoza, has been approved by the FDA for use in the United States for the treatment of Diabetes Type II.

The Dieter's Best Friends Series: Top Ten Foods for Appetite Control--Part 1

Dr. Nicholas Perricone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nicholas Perricone

Because they are rich in the good fats, almonds have a high satiety factor. That is, they help us to feel full, which also helps us to eat less.

Certain Fats Affect Brain Signals And Diet, UT Southwestern Study Suggests

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Findings from a new UT Southwestern Medical Center study suggest that fat from certain foods we eat makes its way to the brain. Once there, the fat mo...

Are Diabetes And Insulin Resistance Really Reversible?

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

Diabetes is not reversible and controlling your blood sugar with drugs or insulin will protect you from organ damage and death. That is what the medi...