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blood sugar

Few Americans have optimal ‘metabolic health’

It takes a lifetime commitment. Start by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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.

Candy “yes,” high blood sugar “no”

Enjoy these 3 top tips for how to treat yourself to Halloween without the sugar hangover.

Rise of the plants

Shoppers are turning to plant-based items as healthy alternatives to a life of milk and meat.

‘Hangry’ may be more than just a state of mind

A sudden drop in blood sugar—and the ensuing mood changes—may be key to depression and anxiety.

Can sleepless nights trigger weight gain?

Poor Zzzs can change a range of markers in the blood—including blood sugar, hormone levels and various byproducts of metabolism.

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.

Study: Artificial sweeteners won’t affect your blood sugar

Sugar substitutes, however, don't give sugar-free chocolates and candy a 'health halo.'

New diabetes guidelines are a win

Treating illness at its root cause requires a personalized approach.

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.