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World Diabetes Day

PHOTOS: Innu Tribe Battles Spiking Diabetes Rates

Posted 12.04.2012 | World

Three years ago, an Innu man walked more than 300 kilometers to raise awareness about the alarming rise of type 2 diabetes among the aboriginal hunter...

Hope Stirs As Diabetes Threat Mounts

John P. Howe, III, M.D. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
John P. Howe, III, M.D.

Today, on World Diabetes Day, there is good news: Type 2 diabetes is preventable, and we can stop it from affecting even more around the world. The answer is as clear as the potential toll is severe -- health education.

Diabetes Symbol Mostly Unused by U.S. Organizations

Riva Greenberg | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

With diabetes threatening our health, our lives, our economies, and our health-care resources, I'd love diabetes organizations to come to the table and have a conversation about how each can use the blue circle in a way that doesn't compromise its own brand.

Diabetes Takes A Toll On Latinos

Posted 11.14.2011 | Latino Voices

A new report shows that diabetes, a disease which has hit the Latino community especially hard, has turned into a staggering global epidemic affecting...

Hope For Diabetics: New Test Measures Blood Sugar With Tears, Scientists Say

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 01.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Good news for diabetics: The painful finger prick tests used to measure blood sugar might become a distant memory. Now researchers say tears could pro...

The 14-Minute Exercise That Can Save Thousands of Lives -- Including Yours

Riva Greenberg | Posted 01.04.2012 | Impact
Riva Greenberg

I'm calling everyone with diabetes -- and I'm asking you to call everyone you know -- to do something between now and Nov. 14: World Diabetes Day.

World Diabetes Day, November 14: Take 14 Minutes to See the Power of Exercise

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

Here's one of the biggest secrets for controlling blood sugar if you have diabetes: Just 14 minutes of activity lowers blood sugar. Don't take it from...