Wearable Medicine

Wearable Medicine

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

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…

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?

By Erika Napoletano According to the American Diabetes Association, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes every 19…

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

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)…