Prevention

Prevention

Negative Personality Traits Up Diabetes Risk

It’s not just excess weight and lack of exercise that raise your diabetes risk. Research now shows negativity also plays a role for certain women…

Prevention

The New, Ultimate Diabetes Screening

Is it a crazy idea or the perfect preventive step? A monitoring system used by people with diabetes can reveal early warning signs in “healthy” people.

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Lower Your Risk for Diabetes with Walking

Here’s how to protect yourself from diabetes and its precursor, metabolic syndrome, with a dedicated walking program.

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Parents: Stop the Childhood Type 2 Diabetes Epidemic

Sugary sodas, empty-calorie snacks and a sedentary lifestyle is behind the type 2 diabetes rise in our kids. If you are a parent, you should be scared.

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Is Diabetes Causing Me to Be Sleepy After Dinner?

If you crash after eating dinner, could that be a warning sign of a health problem such as diabetes? Here are the facts about this common phenomenon…

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Medicare Now Covers Diabetes Prevention

Medicare has started to cover diabetes prevention programs for people with prediabetes. Here’s how to enroll.

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What Kinds of Rice Are Best for Diabetics?

Rice isn’t always a blood-sugar-raising no-no for diabetics. Some kinds have a lower glycemic index than others…and how you cook your rice matters, too.

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Sweet Surprise…Fruit Fights Diabetes

Take a bite of out diabetes—eat more fruit. In spite of its sugar, fruit may actually reduce your risk of…

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Diabetes From Your Mouthwash?

While obesity and inactivity remain key diabetes risk factors for type 2 diabetes, a frequent habit of using mouthwash may increase risk.

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The Gut Bug That Protects Against Diabetes

Here's a diabetes paradox. While most people who get type 2 diabetes are overweight or obese, some overweight/obese people never…

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Is Your Home Too Comfy for Your Health?

We like indoor temperatures to be comfy. But keeping your home cooler can help you burn fat, lose weight and control blood sugar better.

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How to Eat Healthy in a Mexican Restaurant

Americans love Mexican food. We gobble down more tortilla chips than potato chips, more salsa than ketchup. The good news…

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Fight Diabetes with Your Fork!

Did you know that a healthy diet, plus weight loss and exercise, is twice as effective as medication at reversing…

Prevention

Can Whole-Body Vibrations Help Prevent Diabetes?

Standing still—or better yet, lying down—in a gym or at home on a machine that does all the work for…

Prevention

How Berries Fight Diabetes

You know berries are really good for you—they're always in those top 10 "superfood" lists. Now new research finds that…