Diabetes

6 causes of neuropathy and how to manage the condition

6 causes of neuropathy and how to manage the condition

Neuropathy is a disease of one or more peripheral nerves that causes numbness, pain and weakness. After headaches, it is the second most common neurological...
Common fats may contribute to a lazy lifestyle and type 2 diabetes

Common fats may contribute to a lazy lifestyle and type 2 diabetes

A UBC researcher is suggesting the types of cooking oils people consume may be sabotaging their efforts to stay healthy and avoid illnesses such...
Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Moderate exercise might be more effective at combatting prediabetes

Walking briskly on a regular basis may be more effective than vigorous jogging for improving glucose control in individuals with prediabetes, according to research...
Eating tree nuts may help reduce metabolic syndrome

Eating tree nuts may help reduce metabolic syndrome

Eating tree nuts appears to help reduce two of the five markers for metabolic syndrome, a group of factors that raise the risk for...
Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes

Smart insulin patch could replace painful injections for diabetes

Painful insulin injections could become a thing of the past for the millions of Americans who suffer from diabetes, thanks to a new invention...
First generation “Artificial pancreas” brings hope for people with type 1 diabetes

First generation “Artificial pancreas” brings hope for people with type 1 diabetes

A new “artificial pancreas” being studied by the University of Melbourne could dramatically transform the lives of people with type 1 diabetes. Leanne Foster, who...
Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

Why avocados are good for people with type 2 diabetes

A new review investigates the effects of avocados on metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood...
High-intensity interval training helps combat high insulin resistance

High-intensity interval training helps combat high insulin resistance—a warning sign for diabetes

A new study published in Frontiers in Physiology suggests that High-Intensity Interval Training is an efficient, effective way of cutting people's risk of developing...
Ginger may help fight obesity and diabetes

Ginger may help fight obesity and diabetes

In recent years, metabolic syndromes, including diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and cardiovascular diseases, have become a common health problem in the world. Accumulating data have suggested...
Lifestyle Change Reduces Heart Disease Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Lifestyle change reduces heart disease risk in type 2 diabetes

For people with type 2 diabetes, weight loss and lifestyle change are highly recommended to manage the disease. Previous studies show that 7% of weight...