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.

30 million Americans now have diabetes

People should consider testing, even if they think they don't have it.

Want to avoid type 2 diabetes?

Add more whole grains to your diet.

Hormone link suspected in type 2 diabetes

Aldosterone is one potential connection between chronic conditions.

Patient Story

‘It feels good to walk’

Hyperbaric oxygen treatment and coordinated care saves Robert Shinew's leg.

Have a weak grip?

It may signal future health troubles—even in kids.

Blood sugar worries? Aim for low-glycemic foods

Items low on the index can keep levels in check and ensure long-term payoff in weight loss.

Even at ‘safe’ levels, air pollution may boost health risk

Take care when air quality gets dodgy, particularly on hot summer days.

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