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.

Scientists identify sugar-busting enzyme in rats

But whether it might impact human obesity or diabetes isn't yet known.

Celiac disease and nerve damage

The two are linked, but our experts say glucose poses a larger threat than gluten.

Added sugar is bad sugar

Bad news: Experts contend that added sugars, including table sugar or honey, is as unhealthy as high-fructose corn syrup.