More than 29 million Americans had diabetes in 2012. About 208,000 of those are under age 20 (Type 1). Another 86 million Americans are considered “prediabetic.” We’re tracking what’s new and what you can do to prevent—or conquer—the challenges of living with diabetes.
A life-threatening infection was Larry Thomas' turning point, his rock bottom. Geralyn Merkey was there to meet him.
Minorities are at much greater risk of developing diabetes, but early action can make all the difference.
Metformin improved levels of fatty acids that help lower blood sugar levels.
But it's not all good news: The U.S. still has more diabetes patients than 37 other developed nations.
Jacob Lesinski isn't about to let type 1 diabetes keep him from accomplishing his dreams.
Study says adding two or more hours of shuteye each night might be a warning sign.
Group advises testing overweight, obese people ages 40 to 70 for abnormal blood sugar.
Study found variants determine where body fat is stored, regulation of fat cells.
But it only works for those with a certain vitamin D metabolism.
Having a high glucose level and not responding is 'like seeing that your gas tank is almost empty, but then not getting more gas.'