Diabetes

Scientists discover new targets to reduce blood vessel damage in diabetes

Scientists discover new targets to reduce blood vessel damage in diabetes

In diabetes, both the tightly woven endothelial cells that line our blood vessels and the powerhouses that drive those cells start to come apart...
How insurance gaps hurt people with diabetes

How insurance gaps hurt people with diabetes

For a million American adults, living with type 1 diabetes means a constant need for insulin medication, blood sugar testing supplies and specialized care,...
Type 2 diabetics-resistance exercise

Why people with type 2 diabetes should take resistance exercise

If you have type 2 diabetes, you know two lifestyle strategies are very important: a healthy diet and regular exercise. Good daily exercise not only...
Outdoor air pollution linked to higher diabetes risk

Outdoor air pollution linked to higher diabetes risk

A new study links outdoor air pollution—even at levels deemed safe—to an increased risk of diabetes globally. The findings raise the possibility that reducing pollution...
Why diabetes and high blood pressure are double trouble

Why diabetes and high blood pressure are double trouble

Diabetes and high blood pressure are both chronic health conditions that can harm your health. Both are big risk factors for heart disease, stroke and...
Newly identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

Newly identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Recently, though, a new type of diabetes has been identified: type 3c diabetes. Type...
Why a high-fiber diet can help fight type 2 diabetes

Why a high-fiber diet can help fight type 2 diabetes

The fight against type 2 diabetes may soon improve thanks to a pioneering high-fiber diet study led by a Rutgers University-New Brunswick professor. Promotion of...
Got pre-diabetes? Here’s five things to eat or avoid to prevent type 2 diabetes

Got pre-diabetes? Here’s five things to eat or avoid to prevent type 2 diabetes

Pre-diabetes is diagnosed when your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be classified as having type 2 diabetes. Pre-diabetes...
Will binge-watching TV increase your risk for Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes

Will binge-watching TV increase your risk for Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes?

A recent study published in the journal Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise was reported in many media outlets as a bringer of...
Is diabetes linked to Parkinson’s disease?

Is diabetes linked to Parkinson’s disease?

In a large study, researchers find that people with type 2 diabetes may have a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease later in life. In addition,...