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Anthony Anderson Opens Up About Getting Serious About His Health

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 01.04.2017 | Black Voices

Anthony Anderson wants to encourage more people to take action and live a healthier lifestyle. In the January/February issue of WebMD’s digital maga...

9 Ways To Get Healthy Habits Back On Track This Week

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 01.02.2017 | Healthy Living

No one starts the week planning to be unhealthy, but after a long day at work or school it’s sometimes just easier to order food for delivery, maybe...

Expensive New Diabetes Drugs Add Nothing But Cost And Complications

Allen Frances | Posted 11.17.2016 | Science
Allen Frances

The one thing drug companies are not very good at is developing better drugs. Tried and true meds are often much better, and always much cheaper, than the hyped stuff you see on TV on get from your doctor. Be informed. 

Meeting The Needs Of Students With Diabetes

Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers M.D., M.A.C.P. | Posted 10.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers M.D., M.A.C.P.

Establishing emergency care plans helps children with diabetes, school nurses, and school personnel work together to successfully manage high or low blood glucose in the school setting. Communicating in advance with your child's teachers and other school staff can help make the school year a healthy one.

Exercise Can Help Control Feelings Of Hunger, Memory Hunger Pangs And Memory

Geri Spieler | Posted 09.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Geri Spieler

These studies tell us that, while we are still in the early stages of identifying exactly how exercise impacts the brain, further investigations may help us more fully identify how to use exercise to combat brain diseases and improve brain functioning.

I'm a Diabetic, Why is my Shoulder Frozen?

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 09.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

What Is Adhesive Capsulitis? Adhesive capsulitis is a painful, progressive loss of shoulder motion. The shoulder is usually stiff and will not move. T...

Ask JJ: Gluten-Free Pasta Alternatives?

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS

Dear JJ: Pasta is a huge staple in our house. Now I've learned that I'm gluten intolerant, so pasta is suddenly out of the picture. Help! Trust me, I...

Workplace Wellness Ambassadors Making A Difference

Lisa Kelly | Posted 08.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Lisa Kelly

Workplace Wellness Ambassadors Making a Difference! "Paula begins (her Sugar Workshop) with a breakdown of inhibitions by having us follow her in a ...

The Writing Life: Diabetes is Deadly, But It Can Be Controlled

Pranay Gupte | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Pranay Gupte

I read a report in the New York Times the other day that writers may be particularly susceptible to maladies such as diabetes, and clogged cardio arte...

Why Are So Many Kids Dying From Undiagnosed Type 1 Diabetes?

Peg Abernathy | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Peg Abernathy

An Open Letter To The Non-Diabetes Medical Community At Large and All Parents With Kids of Every Age, Everywhere! Dear pediatricians, nurses, medical...

Philadelphia Becomes First Major City To Tax Soda

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.28.2016 | Healthy Living

By Luc Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney scored a victory that eluded more than 40 U.S. public officials who took on the powerf...

Beat Diabetes: 4 Ways to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Marisa McPeck-Stringham | Posted 06.01.2016 | Healthy Living
Marisa McPeck-Stringham

By considering these four ways of reducing you and your family's risk for Type 2 diabetes, you are not only helping your loved ones become a little healthier, but you are also becoming an advocate for beating diabetes.

UnitedHealthcare Takes Away Diabetes Devices

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If you've heard about UnitedHealthcare (UHC) limiting members to only Medtronic insulin pumps beginning July 1 and feel this is wrong, please go to "W...

Fighting a National Epidemic by Investing in Prevention

Steven J. Stack | Posted 04.27.2017 | Healthy Living
Steven J. Stack

Recently, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sylvia M. Burwell announced significant cost-savings from the National Diabetes Prevention Program (National DPP), and groundbreaking steps HHS will likely soon take to extend the program to Medicare beneficiaries at risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

It's All About the Capsaicin Baby

Gina Keatley | Posted 04.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Gina Keatley

Brooklyn has been a super hot real estate location for the past few years and after this weekend it's a tad bit hotter with the addition of the Fourth...

Sharing Something Most Intimate, My Blood Sugar

Riva Greenberg | Posted 04.26.2017 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

For even after 15 years of marriage, seeing my diabetes management up this close is a game-changer. And, truth be told, there's something profoundly satisfying for me to see this transformation occurring in him. The rest we'll just have to figure out as we go.

Why Managing Diabetes Is a Full-Time Job

Brittany Gilleland | Posted 04.21.2017 | Healthy Living
Brittany Gilleland

I don't think we as diabetics give ourselves half of the credit that we should. "Having diabetes is like running a marathon -- where there isn't a fi...

Why Are Sugars in Drinks Singled Out?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 04.20.2017 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

So is it just that liquid sugar lends itself to overconsumption, or does sugar in liquid form pose an especially tough burden on our body's metabolism?

The Harsh Reality of Diabetes

Brittany Gilleland | Posted 04.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Brittany Gilleland

John was a godsend. A wake-up call, shall you say. This is what could happen if I don't take care of myself.

Do You Have Prediabetes?

Mehmet Oz, M.D. | Posted 04.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Mehmet Oz, M.D.

Luckily, there's a way to tell if you're at risk for Type 2 diabetes and change course before you get the disease. It's called prediabetes and, unlike diabetes, it can be reversed. One in three Americans reading this may already have it and not even know it.

This Latina Mom Supports CA's Proposed Soda Tax

Elisa Batista | Posted 04.11.2017 | Latino Voices
Elisa Batista

Let's be real here. Soda isn't harmless. It's liquid sugar that too often is consumed by kids like water. And now I want to say loud and clear: this mamá supports California's proposed soda tax.

Don't Resist This Starch

Alan Christianson | Posted 04.09.2017 | Healthy Living
Alan Christianson

The more your blood sugar goes up and down, the more you gain weight and the more you are at risk for the complications of diabetes. Resistant starch helps stabilize your blood sugar more than any other known compound.

8 Stats That Will Make You Seriously Rethink Diabetes

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 04.07.2016 | Healthy Living

Illness -- in any form -- can be devastating to a person and their family. And no one knows that better than people who experience diabetes. In honor ...

Surviving Diabetes

Margaret Marshall | Posted 04.07.2017 | Healthy Living
Margaret Marshall

Start now. Prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes can be managed or eliminated with a healthy lifestyle. If you find eating smart and regular exercise too difficult, consider how difficult it is to live with diabetes. Living healthy is truly the easier alternative. Just ask Ester.

The Number Of Adults With Diabetes Has Quadrupled To 422 Million

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled worldwide in under four decades to 422 million, and the condition...