Diabetes

Why High Blood Pressure and Diabetes are Double Trouble

Why high blood pressure and diabetes are double trouble

Do you have high blood pressure, also known as hypertension? If so, you should be tested for diabetes. That recommendation comes from the U.S. Preventive...
Should You Take Dietary Supplements If You Have Diabetes?

Should you take dietary supplements if you have diabetes?

A healthy diet, physical activity, and blood glucose testing are the basic tools for managing type 2 diabetes. Your health care providers will help you...
Doctors prescribe diabetes treatment medications 15 times more than obesity drugs

Doctors prescribe diabetes treatment medications 15 times more than obesity drugs

Obesity is a well-established major risk factor for developing diabetes, with almost 90% of people living with type 2 diabetes having obesity or overweight. Even...
How to Have a Weight-Loss Diet for Diabetes

How to have a weight-loss diet for diabetes

Contrary to popular belief, there’s no specific type of weight-loss diet — such as low-fat or low carb — that’s best for people with...
Scientists discover a new way to treat type 2 diabetes

Scientists discover a new way to treat type 2 diabetes

Medication currently being used to treat obesity is also proving to have significant health benefits for patients with type 2 diabetes. A new study published...
Study indicates burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetes

Burning more fat and less glucose could lead to diabetes

Making muscles burn more fat and less glucose can increase exercise endurance, but could simultaneously cause diabetes, says a team of scientists from Baylor...
Why diabetes goes into remission days after bariatric surgery

Why diabetes goes into remission days after bariatric surgery

People who undergo bariatric surgery to lose weight can experience remission of Type 2 diabetes—sometimes just days after the procedure, well before weight loss occurs. No one...
Could diabetes drugs curb our dementia epidemic?

Could diabetes drugs curb our dementia epidemic?

People with lifestyle-related diabetes are at an increased risk of developing dementia and, with both conditions on the rise, scientists are scrambling to understand...
Why diabetes can increase heat attack risk

Why diabetes can increase heart attack risk

Diabetics have a significantly higher risk of suffering a heart attack. A research team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has now identified one...
Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation may treat autoimmunity in type 1 diabetes

Type I diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition that develops after the immune system attacks and destroys pancreatic β cells, leading to impaired insulin...