Health News

The Glycemic Index Problem
The glycemic index varies so much that it may be an unreliable indicator of blood sugar response, according to a new study.
Pregnancy Problems Tied to Bigger Babies
Obesity during pregnancy and gestational diabetes may be tied to overly large babies at six months' pregnancy, a new study found.
An In-Depth Look at Childhood Obesity
With nearly one-third of all US children ages 2 to 19 currently overweight or obese, childhood obesity has become an epidemic. Fortunately, this condition is preventable in many cases.
Weight Loss: A Little Could Do a Lot
For overweight patients, attempting to shed those extra pounds can be daunting. But even dropping a few can have profound health benefits, new evidence suggests.
Diabetes and Sitting: A Potential Link
OK, couch potatoes — here's yet another reason to get moving.
Raising Awareness for Prediabetes
For patients diagnosed with prediabetes, the message is clear: it's not too late. {C}
Diabetes: How Teen Stress Could Predict Adult Risk
Many people believe that a positive mindset can help them overcome disease. New evidence suggests that the power of the mind-body connection may not only be real, it may also be a two-way street.
Got Type 1? Type 2 Rx May Not Help
For overweight teens with type 1 diabetes, good blood sugar control can be hard to come by.
Open Wide for Diabetes Awareness
November is National Diabetes Month, and this year’s theme is "Eat Well, America!"
What Probiotics Could Do for Type 1 Diabetes Risk
If your newborn is at risk for developing type 1 diabetes, a little friendly bacteria may be able to help.