Diabetes

Today marks the 5th anniversary of the passing of legendary singer Luther Vandross.  After experiencing various battles with his health,  his cause of death was an apparent heart attack.    He like many African-Americans across the country had the dual diagnosis of having hypertension and diabetes.  Throughout his career, we also witnessed images of his […]

People who get plenty of vitamin K from food may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who get less of the vitamin, a new study suggests. Find how how you can get your daily dose right here.

Diabetes is a disease that can affect nearly every organ in your body if left unchecked. Find out how you could be affected and what you can do to stay in control.

Sometimes those extra 10 minutes of sleep we get from hitting the snooze button in the morning are not enough.

Most of us have heard that <strong>bran</strong> can help up lead a <strong>healthier life</strong> but new studies show a direct connection between consumin bran and improving our heart-health.

A drink or two may lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.

If you have diabetes or know someone who has diabetes, you know how important it is to be able to manage it and live a healthy life. Here are some ways to control diabetes for life!

According to the International Obesity Task Force estimates in 2002 60% of diabetes cases were due to weight gain, and in western nations the percentage climbs into the 90% range. See why losing belly fat can reduce your risk here.

By the year 2034 about 44.1 million people will have diabetes, up from 23.7 million people today. At the same time, the cost of treating people with diabetes will triple.

Gestational (jes-TAY-shun-ul) diabetes is diabetes that is found for the first time when a woman is pregnant. Out of every 100 pregnant women in the United States, three to eight get gestational diabetes. Diabetes means that your blood glucose (also called blood sugar) is too high. Your body uses glucose for energy. But too much glucose in your blood can be harmful.

Processed meats may increase a person's risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to research conducted at Harvard University. See what the findings of the study were and how you can take steps to help prevent these diseases.