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Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is characterized by a raised blood glucose level. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Signs of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, weight and muscle loss, c

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Low-fat vs. low-carb: Which diet is best for weight loss?

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 08:00:00 PST

Dieters must often pick a side in the low-carb vs. low-fat diet question, but how can they know which is best for them? A new study weighs in.

How yoga can help to manage metabolic syndrome

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 00:00:00 PST

A new study explains the mechanism through which 1 year of yoga training benefits adults with metabolic syndrome and raised blood pressure.

What to know about lactic acidosis

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 03:00:00 PST

A look at lactic acidosis, a condition characterized by overproduction of lactic acid. Included is detail on complications and prevention.

Honeymoon phase in diabetes: What you need to know

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 03:00:00 PST

When people are first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, they may experience a honeymoon phase, where blood sugar levels remain normal with little or no help.

Beer compounds may help to treat metabolic syndrome

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 08:00:00 PST

Xanthohumol — a compound found in beer — and two of its hydrogenated derivatives may be beneficial for people with metabolic syndrome, say researchers.

Can you eat salmon skin?

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 05:00:00 PST

A look at salmon skin, the skin of the oily fish rich in omega-3s. Included is detail on the nutritional benefits and the potential risks of eating it.

Blood vessel discovery may prevent diabetes

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

A new approach that allows direct measurement in live animals yields fresh clues on how insulin travels through blood vessel walls to reach muscle cells.

Can type 2 diabetes become insulin dependent diabetes?

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST

It is sometimes thought that people with type 2 diabetes may develop type 1. Learn why some people with type 2 diabetes may be called insulin dependent.

Does metformin help you lose weight?

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PST

We examine what impact metformin might have on weight loss, how this drug is used to treat diabetes, and whether or not it helps people to lose weight.

How does diabetes affect wound healing?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 11:00:00 PST

Diabetes can cause wounds to heal more slowly. This increases the risk that people with diabetes will develop infections and other complications.

How can you lower your blood sugar levels?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST

We take a look at a number of ways for people to lower their blood sugar levels. Options include lifestyle changes, diet, and natural remedies.

How does fiber prevent weight gain?

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

A new study takes a fresh look at the relationship between dietary fiber, obesity, inflammation, and gut bacteria. A potential mechanism is unearthed.

What you should know about anuria

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PST

A look at anuria, a condition when the kidneys stop production of urine. Included is detail on diagnosis and the potential treatment options.

Anti-aging proteins may treat diabetes, obesity, and cancer

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

A study explores proteins involved in longevity, which may help design treatments for a range of diseases, including obesity, some cancers, and diabetes.

Diabetes: Surprising gene discovery could fuel new treatments

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:00:00 PST

Researchers have identified a single gene mutation that may be responsible for both high and low blood sugar levels in a single family.

Can a Western diet permanently alter the immune system?

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

Consuming a Western diet may prompt irreversible changes in the immune system that make it hyper-responsive to triggers of inflammation, says a new study.

What are the health benefits of aronia berries?

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 03:00:00 PST

Learn about the potential benefits of aronia. We look at the nutritional content of these berries, along with how they can be incorporated into a diet.

Diabetes: Can gene therapy normalize blood glucose levels?

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have shown that alpha cells can be reprogrammed into beta cells to restore blood glucose levels in diabetes.

What are the best diets for 2018?

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 00:00:00 PST

U.S. News & World Report's annual rundown of the best diets is here. From Weight Watchers to the Mediterranean diet, which plan is best for your needs?

What to eat for hypoglycemia

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 05:00:00 PST

Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar that can cause headaches, weakness, and anxiety. What foods should a person with hypoglycemia eat to reduce symptoms?

Alzheimer's: 'Triple-action' diabetes drug shows promise as treatment

Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:00:00 PST

A type 2 diabetes drug that activates three growth factor receptors achieved significant reversal of memory loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease.

Trigger finger surgery: What to expect

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

The recovery time for trigger finger surgery is quick and the procedure has a high chance of success. Learn more about the types of surgery.

Can you get a headache from sugar?

Fri, 29 Dec 2017 03:00:00 PST

Rapid swings in blood sugar levels from to eating too much sugar or too little sugar can sometimes cause headaches. Learn more in this article.

Urosepsis: What to know about UTI complications

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 05:00:00 PST

Urosepsis is a term used to describe a type of sepsis that is limited to the urinary tract. It is a complication often caused by urinary tract infections.

Could this be a better solution to weight loss than calorie counting?

Thu, 21 Dec 2017 07:00:00 PST

A study of mice suggests that a diet low in branched-chain amino acids might be an effective way to treat obesity and insulin resistance in humans.