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'Talk to Your Doctor' May Not Help if You Have Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

While celebrities rail on TV, "Diabetes doesn't control me, I control my diabetes," first, you have to know that you have it.

Bob Marley's Nephew Is On A Diabetes Mission

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Like his famous reggae musician uncle Bob Marley, Charles Mattocks is championing social change -- in diabetes. His ammunition? A bus, a film, healthy, affordable food and unbounded passion.

10 Ways I Know I Have Diabetes

Riva Greenberg | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

If you have any of the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes, have your health care provider give you a simple blood test. While there are times I'd rather forget I have diabetes, there is never a time I wouldn't want to know that I have it.

7 Myths About Diabetes

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Having a diagnosis of diabetes does not mean your life is now about eating only lettuce. It means you need to be cognitive of what is happening in your body and know how to make modifications to avoid diabetes complications.

WATCH: 5 Reasons Why You May Always Be Tired

Posted 05.14.2012 | Fifty

We all have days when we can barely drag ourselves out of bed, but what should you do if you are constantly battling fatigue? In the above video, Dr. ...

Paula Deen's Diabetes: Are We Getting the Right Message?

Riva Greenberg | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

The blogosphere was thrumming about whether the Food Network's down-home Southern queen, Paula Deen, has Type 2 diabetes. Yes, by now you know she does.

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.

Could You Be One Of Millions With Undiagnosed Type 2 Diabetes?

Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Susan B. Dopart, M.S., R.D., C.D.E.

Type 2 or adult-onset diabetes does not normally come on like a lightning bolt or an earthquake, but silently develops over years.

Peer Mentoring Powerful for Diabetes Behavior Change

Riva Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Riva Greenberg

To live well with chronic illness, which more and more of us are doing, almost everything depends on what patients do in-between office visits.

Walking Could Lower Your Risk Of This Disease

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Walk more, and not only burn off calories, but also lessen the chance of becoming diabetic, a new study says. As part of a national st...

Preventing Diabetes on a Budget

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
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.

Diabetes: Do You Have It? Will You Get It? Find Out Now!

Riva Greenberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

March 23rd is Diabetes Alert Day. It's a one day "wake-up" call, sponsored by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), for Americans to see if they have type 2 diabetes or are at risk.