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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.


Certain Statins Are Linked to Diabetes. Is Yours?

Has your doctor put you on cholesterol-lowering statin medication or suggested that it’s time to start? If so, you probably…

High Blood Pressure

Dementia Risk Starts Early with High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a known risk factor for dementia. But at what age does the risk start? It’s earlier than you probably think. Recent research…


Herpes Virus Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

Even after years of investigation, the cause of Alzheimer’s remains elusive. A recent study gives important new clues…


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…

Diet & Nutrition

I’m Kicking the Sugar Habit!

Boost Your Immunity, Lose Weight and Feel Better Than You Have in Years Please scroll down for the Facebook chat…


Can Chia Seeds Help Curb My Cravings?

Chia seeds are full of water-soluble fiber that bulks up food so you eat less. That's particularly important if you have prediabetes.

Diseases & Conditions

A New Diabetes Risk—Rising Outdoor Temperatures

Rising temperatures from climate change may lead to 100,000 new annual cases of type 2 diabetes in the US. Here’s how to protect yourself.


For Better Blood Sugar, You Can’t Beat Beets

If your blood sugar is too high and you're fighting the battle of the bulge, there's an easy way to…

Diet & Nutrition

How to Still Eat Sugar and Stay Healthy

“Only the dose makes the poison” – Paracelsus (1493-1541), Swiss physician and alchemist. Lots of us are trying to skim…


How a Quick Massage Can Help You Live Longer

Since diabetes runs in my family, I try to eat healthy and exercise and watch my weight so I don’t…


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…


Is Your Doctor Missing Prediabetes?

There aren’t many primary care providers who can identify which patients should be screened for prediabetes. Should you ask your doctor to have you tested?


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.


How a Healthy-Cooking Expert was Diagnosed with Prediabetes

Prediabetes was never on Alma Schneider’s radar. Why would she worry about a condition that can lead to type 2…


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…


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…


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…


The Best Dairy Foods for Diabetes Prevention

Is butter back? Not if you want to eat to beat diabetes. Even a modest extra daily serving of butter,…