Diabetes

Men in general aren’t exactly well known for always taking great care of themselves. But, when you think about it, every man owes it to…

First the bad news: The percentage of Americans with diabetes has doubled since 1988, with nearly one in 10 adults now diagnosed with the blood-sugar…

Of all the homegrown, “cure-all” tonics that exist today, apple cider vinegar continues to be one of the most popular ones. But why? While the…

When you have type 2 diabetes, monitoring your carb intake is extremely important. But many people find that, while adapting, over time, to altering the…

According to the American Pregnancy Association, the amount of weight you should gain during pregnancy depends on your weight and BMI (body mass index) before…

Actor of some top movies Like, Forest Gump, Apollo 13, And his new movie Called “Captain Phillips”. Tom Hanks was on The David Letterman Show To Talk About His His New Movie and  “I went to the doctor, and he said, ‘You know those high blood sugar numbers you’ve been dealing with since you were […]

The week began with honoring mom and all that she does for her children. The week continues with the National Diabetes Education Program continuing to…

LONDON — The number of adults worldwide with diabetes has more than doubled in three decades, jumping to an estimated 347 million, a new study says. Much of that increase is due to aging populations – since diabetes typically hits in middle age – and population growth, but part of it has also been fueled […]

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new diabetes pill from Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly for patients who can’t control their blood sugar with older medicines.According to The Center For Disease control diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents; about 151,000 people below the age of 20 […]

Today is World Diabetes Day(Sun. November 14).  Diabetes affects millions of people all over the world. The African-American community has been plagued by this condition in large numbers.  The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists have produced an in-depth video that gives the African-American community a guide to prevention and control of diabetes. Please check out […]

Type 2 diabetes is disease in which a person’s insulin levels are low relative to the glucose concentration in the body.  Although a type 2 diabetic is not insulin requiring compared with a type 1 diabetic,  the use of insulin to control blood sugars are often needed. 

African-Americans often face a different set of health problems than people of other races. Here’s a list of nine conditions that seem to especially affect the African-American community.