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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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Eight low-sugar fruits

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

Eating fruit can help ensure a person gets enough fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Learn more about which fruits have low sugar contents.



Type 1 diabetes: Could modified blood stem cells lead to a cure?

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

Researchers found that modifying blood stem cells to raise their levels of a T cell-blocking protein called PD-L1 reversed hyperglycemia in diabetic mice.



All you need to know about angular cheilitis

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:00:00 PST

A look at angular cheilitis, a condition where pain occurs in the corners of the mouth. Included is detail on risk factors, complications, and diagnosis.



Psoriasis severity may influence type 2 diabetes risk

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

A study shows that not only is psoriasis independently tied to risk of type 2 diabetes, but that the risk rises with severity of the skin disease.



Diabetes: Sudden cardiac death risk sevenfold higher in young people

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

A new Danish study suggests that young people with diabetes may have seven times the risk of sudden cardiac death than young people without the disease.



Can diabetics eat bananas?

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 07:00:00 PST

Learn about how eating bananas can affect your blood sugar, as well as how to get potassium without compromising a healthful diabetes diet.



No sugar diet plan: What you need to know

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 05:00:00 PST

Whether cutting sugar out of the diet completely or simply cutting back on sugar, we have eight important tips for following a no sugar diet.



This hormone controls how much you eat

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

New research shows how a hormone controls appetite by activating and deactivating certain neurons. The findings may change how we think about obesity.



What are the benefits of konjac?

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PST

In this article, learn about the potential health benefits of konjac, including diabetes management, lowering cholesterol, and treating constipation.



How type 2 diabetes can be reversed with a low-calorie diet

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

New research unveils the mechanism by which a diet very low in calories reverses type 2 diabetes in rodents. The findings may soon be confirmed in humans.



Got the night munchies? Beware diabetes and heart disease

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

Emerging research suggests that eating late in the evening can increase susceptibility to heart disease and diabetes, putting 'night owls' at risk.



What are hand cramps?

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 09:00:00 PST

A look at hand cramps, a condition where muscle contractions stiffen the hands. Included is a look at the best methods of prevention.



Does diabetes cause itching?

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 06:00:00 PST

People with diabetes experience skin itching more often than those who do not. Diabetes itching can lead to excessive scratching, pain, and irritation.



What you need to know about hot feet

Sat, 04 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

A look at hot feet, a condition causing a hot or burning sensation to the feet. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and potential lifestyle changes.



Just two sugary drinks per week may raise type 2 diabetes risk

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 PST

We all know that sugary drinks are not great for our health, but how much is too much? A new review of existing studies investigates.



All you need to know about ridges in fingernails

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

A look at ridges in fingernails. This article examines fingernail ridges caused by aging, other causes, how they are diagnosed, and how to prevent them.



Diabetes: Synthetic beta cells could lead to skin patch treatment

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

Artificial beta cells that release insulin when blood sugar levels rise above normal show promise as a future treatment for diabetes.



All you need to know about belly button discharge

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 03:00:00 PST

A look at belly button discharge, where an infection or other condition can cause a discharge. Included is detail on when to see a doctor and diabetes.



Can diabetics eat watermelon?

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 12:00:00 PST

Watermelon is healthful and hydrating but contains plenty of natural sugars. Is it safe for people with diabetes to eat? Find out here.



Stevia: Does it have any side effects?

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 09:00:00 PST

Stevia is a zero-calorie sweetener that many people use to reduce their calorie intake. In this article, we look at the risks and side effects.



Diabetes: New compounds may lower blood sugar but prevent weight gain

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 10:00:00 PST

Current medications for insulin resistance may promote weight gain as a result of increased lipid production, but a new study may have found a solution.



Precision medicine: From 'one-size-fits-all' to personalized healthcare

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:00:00 PST

Advances in technology have brought us one step closer to the dream of individualized healthcare that precision medicine promises. What is next?



Vitamin D might prevent type 1 diabetes

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:00:00 PST

Higher levels of vitamin D in infancy and childhood may protect children against islet autoimmunity and type 1 diabetes, a new study suggests.



Protein discovery may improve treatments for diabetic eye disease

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:00:00 PST

A new study shows how a protein called ARF6 is involved in the development of diabetic retinopathy, and that inhibiting it may lead to new treatments.



Statins increase the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk people

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:00 PST

Do statins increase the risk of type 2 diabetes? This question has received a great deal of attention. The latest study concludes that the answer is "yes."