Managing the Highs and Lows

Managing the Highs and Lows

Families ride the roller-coaster of type 1 diabetes Managing type 1 diabetes is not easy — especially for kids. With…

A Stealth Disease

A Stealth Disease

Type 2 diabetes can wreak havoc before you know it Allison Dickson hoped the feeling would pass. As an on-the-go…

The best diet for managing your diabetes

The best diet for managing your diabetes

Many older Americans have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. In fact, even though many have not been diagnosed, one in…

Wearable Medicine

Wearable Medicine

New devices tackle heart disease and diabetes Above photo: CardioMEMS pulmonary artery sensor. Courtesy of St. Jude Medical, Inc. A new era in medicine…

What is prediabetes and why does it matter?

What is prediabetes and why does it matter?

Harvard Health Blog By Monique Tello, M.D., M.P.H. When I’m seeing a new patient, I am especially alert to certain…

Plant defense against diabetes

Plant defense against diabetes

Environmental Nutrition By Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E. As if you need another reason to fill your plate with more…

Finding the cause of peripheral neuropathy helps guide treatment

Finding the cause of peripheral neuropathy helps guide treatment

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts Q: I have persistent numbness and tingling in my feet. I think it…

Safe drug lowers diabetes risk in women with PCOS

Safe drug lowers diabetes risk in women with PCOS

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts  By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: My daughter has polycystic ovary syndrome. Her new…

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Related, But Not the Same

Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Related, But Not the Same

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My mother is in her 70s and was just diagnosed with metabolic syndrome. Is…

Prevent a slightly high blood sugar from progressing to diabetes

Prevent a slightly high blood sugar from progressing to diabetes

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I recently had a blood sugar test. The…