Health News

Insulin Management System May Malfunction
On November 2, 2015, Insulet Corporation (Insulet or the Company) initiated a lot-specific voluntary Field Safety Notification (Notification) for 15 lots of the OmniPod (Pod) which were distributed in the U.S. and three lots which were distributed internationally.
The Benefits of Insulin Pumps
Parents of kids with type 1 diabetes may now have an easier time with the debate surrounding the insulin pump.
Open Wide for Diabetes Awareness
November is National Diabetes Month, and this year’s theme is "Eat Well, America!"
New Recommendations for Diabetes Screening
Starting diabetes treatment early can greatly reduce the risk of serious complications. But many patients may not realize they're at risk.
FDA Warns Against Imported Dietary Supplements
Consumers, beware! Imported products marketed as "dietary supplements" or "herbal alternatives" to prescription drugs may do you more harm than good.
How Common Chemicals Could Hurt Your Health
They're in water bottles, cans, cosmetics and shopping receipts — they're called endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and mounting evidence ties them to a host of health problems, most recently obesity and diabetes.
Sleep, Naps and Diabetes Risk
If a siesta is part of your everyday routine, there may be cause for concern.
Sugar Nation: Diabetes and Prediabetes in the US
Diabetes is a major cause of illness and death in the US. But there may be some hope on that front.
The Latest Skinny on Trans Fats
You likely know that a fatty diet is bad for you, but that may all depend on what kind of fats you're talking about.
How Heart Attacks Affect Life Expectancy
After a heart attack, life expectancy can depend on many factors. Now new evidence suggests that even a patient's sex and skin color may play a role.