WASHINGTON — The nation’s most overweight states are mostly in the south and Midwest, according to a new study from the nonprofit State of Obesity group, which conducted a state-by-state analysis of obesity rates. Arkansas…
New studies conducted both in the United States and Europe further confirm previous research findings: Surgery trumps medicine in derailing diabetes. But more importantly, the new data suggest that the procedure’s effects upon the disease…
WASHINGTON — New research links low vitamin D levels with diabetes, regardless of how much a person weighs. The findings indicate there’s a direct correlation between vitamin D and a body’s ability to metabolize glucose. The research published…
More and more of us are getting diabetes.
At first glance, it looks like your average smartphone. But this palm-sized device is a medical marvel that has the potential to revolutionize treatment for Type 1 diabetes.
Tom Hanks has revealed he has type 2 diabetes.
Blueberry lovers have hit the jackpot. The tiny berries do more to
reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes than many other fruits.
Sleep affects your health more than you may realize.
Researchers at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services say a 15-minute walk, three times a day after meals, helps seniors keep their blood sugar levels in-check and cuts their risk for developing Type 2 diabetes.
D.C. had a visit from Dr. Oz Wednesday, and a
chance to get preventative health care.
Few diseases are as linked to diet as Type 2
diabetes, which is reaching epidemic proportions
The Diabetes Dining Club in Montgomery County brings together the African American community.
Local chef Gayle Plummer Owens has cooked for sports days and diplomats. But she says her favorite catering gig is preparing meals for a unique set of dining clubs in Montgomery County — all designed to reach African Americans who are either diabetic, or at risk of developing the disease.
Heart disease is deadly. It is also, in most cases, preventable.