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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.

A granular analysis

The FDA has extended its timetable for the Nutrition Facts label rollout—but that shouldn't keep you from taking a closer look at the sugar content in your purchases.

Getting back to bread

Don't be so quick to write off this once-favored staple of your diet.

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.

When diabetes strikes earlier, it’s deadlier

Type 2 in young people can lead to a more aggressive disease with more complications.

‘I know that it works’

Diabetes education can inspire a proper diet and lifestyle to pull patients back from the brink.

The family-friendly C-section

A cesarean section shouldn't keep mom from getting immediate skin-to-skin time with her little one.

Design a diabetes-friendly season

Want to help friends and family members who have diabetes? Create holiday meals with low- and no-sugar offerings—and keep portions small.

Study uncovers celiac-diabetes link

Children with Type 1 diabetes may face triple the risk of developing autoantibodies that can lead to celiac 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.

Brisk walking may ward off diabetes

Researchers determine the best amount for lowering blood sugar.