Patient Story

‘She’s come a long way’

A free community health program helps Lillie Towns overcome physical and emotional barriers to reclaim her life.

Patient Story

A turning point

New habits and close guidance from a unique wellness program helped a young grandmother take control of her health.

Navigating the cereal aisle

Sharpen your label knowledge so you can sort the good from the bad.

Navigating the yogurt aisle

Mankind has complicated this centuries-old favorite. A few practical guidelines can help you simplify your yogurt expedition.

Don’t be the diabetes police

Follow these handy tips for healthy interactions with family and friends who are battling this burdensome disease.

Don’t sweat late-night eats

Study suggests there's no evidence to support the notion that high blood sugar can be prevented simply by not eating two hours prior to bedtime.

Health slump? Nip it in the bud

Research shows it's much easier to preserve good health than reverse poor health—and everything worsens once diabetes enters the picture.

Study: Diabetes affects brain in later years

There's no proof of cause-and-effect, but there's little doubt that control of blood sugar will benefit brain and body.

Low sugar ho-ho-wholesome holiday hints

You don't have to deny yourself the dessert table, but choose wisely.

Patient Story

‘She was near death’

Charlotte Drinkall almost died on a family vacation. After being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, her life completely changed.

You may be prediabetic and don’t know it, CDC warns

On average, 30 million Americans have diabetes, and the number of adults diagnosed with the disease has more than tripled in the past 20 years.

Patient Story

Surviving Vietnam, Agent Orange and diabetes

'I worked myself all the way up to eight insulin shots a day,' noted a veteran who has since turned his health care journey upside down.

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