Easy Pill to Swallow for Diabetes Patients
Usually we think to take aspirin when we have a headache or are in pain. The drug that's in so many of our medicine cabinets may do so much more for people with diabetes.
Overweight kids develop more psoriasis
Overweight children have a significantly higher prevalence of psoriasis - and they are also at higher risk for heart disease that starts in childhood with higher cholesterol levels.
The Highest of the High Risk
Diabetes can be scary. It can cause all sorts of health problems, as many patients face a high risk of early death from heart attack or stroke. Now, research shows that a common test could spot those patients with the highest risk of early death.
Disease Fighting Tangerines
Tangerines are not just deliciously sweet fruits, they are also good for you. New research shows that tangerines can help protect against obesity and other health problems.
Bariatric Surgery Risk Calculator
Obesity is a national health problem that causes significant illness and disability. A new method for determining the risk for complications from bariatric surgery may steer more physicians and patients towards considering it as an option.
Bad Timing: Diabetes and Your Heart
The length of time a man has diabetes may determine the risks to his heart health.
Too Much Blood Sugar Control
Trying to maintain normal blood sugar levels can be harmful to type 2 diabetic patients who also have heart disease.
Learning from History
In recognition of Black History Month we're taking a look at diseases for which African-Americans are at higher risk -- and what to do about them.
The Warning is on the Label
The FDA is notifying the public that information on the cardiovascular risks (including heart attack) of the diabetes drug rosiglitazone has been added to the physician labeling and patient Medication Guide.
Diabetes: It Isn't Getting Better
Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, and another 79 million have prediabetes. That's about 30 percent of all Americans with a diabetes problem.