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Why diabetes control is hidden ‘within’ the mouth

Periodontitis, also called gum disease, is a serious gum infection that damages soft tissue. Without treatment, it can destroy the bone that supports your teeth....

Most U.S. adults with diabetes aren’t managing risks for heart disease

In a new study from the Ohio State University, researchers found most people who have Type 2 diabetes in the U.S. aren't managing risk...

Common drugs for high blood pressure, diabetes may lower COVID-19 death risk

In a new study from the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, researchers found a COVID-19 survival benefit linked to the use of an...

The true benefits vs. side effects of statins

Statins are drugs that can lower your cholesterol. They work by blocking a substance your body needs to make cholesterol. Lowering cholesterol isn't the only benefit...

How to eat rice without guilt if you have type 2 diabetes

Having diabetes requires you to be vigilant about your diet and exercise habits. You have to watch what you eat every day to ensure that...

Amazing benefits of beets for diabetes, blood pressure and nerves

The beetroot is the taproot portion of a beet plant, usually known in North America as beets while the vegetable is referred to as...

Don’t use opioids for painful diabetic neuropathy, scientists warn

In a new study from the University of Michigan, researchers found the most common prescription taken for painful nerve damage in diabetes is likely...

Can apple cider vinegar help reduce body weight, diabetes, cholesterol?

Apple cider vinegar, or cider vinegar, is a vinegar made from fermented apple juice. It used in salad dressings, marinades, vinaigrettes, food preservatives, and chutneys....

Coffee for diabetics, good or bad?

Coffee is one of the world’s most popular beverages. Thanks to its high levels of antioxidants and beneficial nutrients, it also seems to be quite...

What you need to know about diabetes drug metformin

Metformin, sold under the brand name Glucophage among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who...