Diabetes

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,...
Is high blood sugar an effect rather than the cause of diabetes

Is high blood sugar an effect rather than the cause of diabetes?

Insulin resistance and elevated blood glucose levels are considered to be the cause of type 2 diabetes. However, scientists have now provided evidence that things...

Compound from this pretty plant could fight diabetes

In a recent study, researchers find a plant compound may help develop new anti-diabetes drug. Currently, about half of the western medicines were derived from...
Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase baby's heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes during pregnancy may increase baby’s heart disease risk

Gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in offspring by altering a smooth muscle protein responsible for blood...
New finding may help treat diabetic eye disease

New finding may help treat diabetic eye disease

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most disabling complications of diabetes. It is also the leading cause of new cases of vision loss among adults. In...
People with diabetes have higher heart disease risk

People with diabetes have higher heart disease risk

Nearly 240,000 people living with Type 2 diabetes are diagnosed with heart disease or stroke in England and Wales each year, according to new...
45+ working hours per week linked to higher diabetes risk in women

45+ working hours per week linked to higher diabetes risk in women

In a recent study, researchers find that clocking up 45 or more working hours in a week is linked to a higher risk of...
To lower your diabetes risk, get enough vitamin D

To lower your diabetes risk, get enough vitamin D

In a recent study, researchers from University of California San Diego find that people with vitamin D deficiency may have much greater risk of...
Sleep loss linked to higher risk of obesity and diabetes

Why sleep loss is linked to obesity and diabetes

In a recent study, researchers from University of Arizona find that nighttime snacking and junk food cravings may contribute to unhealthy eating behaviors. It represent...
How to manage your diabetes ABC

How to manage your diabetes ABC

Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes. In this disease, the blood sugar level is too high. Blood sugar is the main...