Step Up Your Health by Walking

Step Up Your Health by Walking

Spending too much time on your tush can lead to numerous health woes. But here’s an easy fix: After an…

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…

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Is Your Family at Risk?

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Is Your Family at Risk?

According to the American Diabetes Association, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes every 19 seconds. Now, imagine…

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Metformin may lower risk of glaucoma in people with diabetes

The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Metformin may lower risk of glaucoma in people with diabetes

By Howard LeWine, M.D., Tribune Content Agency Q: I just read that the drug metformin might help prevent glaucoma. I…

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

Diabesity: Giving a name to the abusive relationship between obesity and diabetes

By Dr. Gena Vennikandam Ever hear the biblical proverb, “If you find honey, eat just enough.”? These words to the wise…

A Healthy Night’s Sleep

Sleep deprivation contributes to obesity and diabetes By Tom Mullaney A multidisciplinary team at the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM)…

Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Better Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

Common Diabetes Drug Linked to Better Ovarian Cancer Outcomes

By Lauren Robb Researchers at Mayo Clinic recently released the results of a new study linking the diabetes drug metformin…

Sweet Technology

Sweet Technology

Living with and managing type 1 diabetes By Morgan Lord November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and with over 8…

New Age of Diabetes

Rare form of diabetes being treated with new approach By Jessica Reaves November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and unfortunately, the…

The Diabetic Misconception

The Diabetic Misconception

Being young and thin is not a free pass from diabetes By David Himmel There’s an assumption that diabetes is…