blood sugar

Doctors relax diabetes goals

New guidelines add some slack to long-term blood sugar targets—but diabetes is still a widespread problem in the U.S.

Diabetes? Focus on the feet

Food, exercise and blood sugar are important pieces of the puzzle—but foot health is a chief concern, too.

The great libation

Generations of tea-drinkers can attest to the natural benefits of the world’s second-favorite drink.

Top 10 reasons to exercise 30 minutes today

Want to break out of your sedentary rut? Check out these tips from a preventive cardiologist.

100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes

Lifestyle changes can prevent full-blown disease.

A touch improved

FDA approves first continuous glucose monitoring system for treatment decisions, sparing folks from three daily fingersticks.

Sweet power of protein, probiotics

People who add these elements to their diet could see improvements in blood sugar levels.

Patient Story

Meet Otto: A happy bundle

As an early graduate of a collaborative clinic for pregnant women with diabetes, he arrived with a healthy birth weight and a bright future.

Patient Story

Expecting and have diabetes?

Specialized, one-stop prenatal care gives Becky Norris 'a sense of peace.'

Healthy fats can help prevent type 2 diabetes

A diet rich in nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils could lower blood sugar levels.

Brisk walking may ward off diabetes

Researchers determine the best amount for lowering blood sugar.

The lowdown on low-glycemic diets

Lasting weight loss requires permanent, sustainable change without deprivation and crash-dieting.