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...
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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.
This year Gary Scheiner, who has lived with Type 1 diabetes for 25 years, opened the first online university for people with diabetes.
Checking your blood sugar should not be painful -- at all. But everyday, I see people with marks, scars and small bruises all over the tips of their fingers.
If you're new at the diabetes game, you're probably overwhelmed with all you think you have to do.
Carbs are everywhere, but you don't have to give them up. Just choose them a little more wisely a little more often.
When a study is done, what we want to find out is whether a medical or surgical treatment actually benefits a patient, that is, does the patient live longer or better.
Patients who lowered their cholesterol with statins had higher levels of insulin. Why is that important? Because elevated insulin levels are the first step on the road to diabetes.
Eating a lot of foods and drinks sweetened with fructose significantly raises a person's risk of having high blood pressure, U.S. researchers said Thu...
Medical care must include general lifestyle guidance--the mandates to eat a healthy diet and get regular exercise--individually tailored for both the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases.
Even though the American Medical Association (AMA) says stress-related illness and symptoms account for 60 to 90 percent of doctor visits most symptoms are still treated with drugs.
Pioneering research by Harvard Medical School's David Ludwig reveals the reason that low-fat diets do not work -- and identifies the true cause of obesity for most Americans.
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?
Heart awareness month - that's this month - started out with a bang. Heart-health was all over the web and we were reminded that obesity, high blood p...
Today, heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States. Sudden cardiac death is the most frequent presentation of the disease in women.
The CDC estimates one third of all Americans will develop diabetes and live 15 years fewer than average while losing immeasurable quality of life. But it doesn't have to be this way.
People are dying, literally, to have their health care providers help them with the emotional stamina needed to live well with diabetes.
Consider insomnia as a symptom of a deeper problem. The answer is not sleep medication, or psychotropic medication, as the medications themselves are toxic to the organs, have side-effects, are often addictive.
Do you suffer from diabetes, monitor your blood sugar all the time, have blood sugar or insulin imbalances, elevated cholesterol? If so, you may find this story of one my patient's very interesting.
All of the phenomenon we see in diabesity are the result of the same thing: Imbalances in the seven underlying key systems in your body that are at the root of all health and illness.
Even though sugary temptations abound, make sure to focus often on your goal of weight loss, health, happiness and freedom.
I want to share a startling new discovery with you: Lowering your blood sugar may increase your risk of death.
Use these five criteria for every meal to help lose those extra pounds like your favorite celebrities when they're preparing for a red carpet event, movie scene, music video or concert tour.
Would Eli Lilly consciously risk our health just to increase their profit? What kind of company are they, and can we trust them with our food?
Some newly discovered compounds have just been found to turn off all of the genes that cause diabetes.
Are these compounds found in a...
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