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…