Health News

The Problem with Delaying Insulin
When their doctors recommend insulin, many patients with diabetes may initially refuse it, according to a new study.
Common Diabetes Rx Gets a New Warning
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety alert for a common type 2 diabetes medication.
Raising Awareness for Prediabetes
For patients diagnosed with prediabetes, the message is clear: it's not too late. {C}
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.
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.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
Hold That Sugary Drink for Better Health
Sugary drinks may taste good, but they may also take a big toll on public health.
Diabetes Screening Might Not Help Everyone
Screening may be one of the best ways to catch and fight diseases like cancer early, but the effectiveness of screening for diabetes may be a little less clear in some patients.