Health News

Deadly Drug Helps Control Diabetes
Drugs do not always work like they are supposed to. In some cases - such as that of the cholesterol drug torcetrapib - they may help fight a disease different than the one they were made to treat.
Scientists Discover Gene Linked to Alzheimer's and Diabetes
Scientists have deciphered how a gene works. They were aided in part by the gene's link to both Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes, which could prompt new treatment options.
Go Nuts to Fight Diabetes
People with diabetes have to pay a lot of attention to what they put in their bodies. Some foods can hurt patients, while others can help them control the disease. Nuts may be one of those helpful foods.
Killing Pests May Lead to Diabetes
We live in a world where man-made chemicals are common and can pose a threat to many parts of our health. Understanding how these chemicals can hurt us is part of our fight for better health.
Saving Diabetics from Two-Faced Molecule
Patients with type 2 diabetes have to be alert to what's happening in their body. When a diabetic's body starts to get unruly, zinc can act as a "security guard."
Saving Money while Saving Lives
It's a no-brainer that stopping diabetes before it starts will make a person's life better. On top of that, preventing type 2 diabetes can save money in the long-run.
Lower Body Fat May Not Cut Disease Risk
Exercise and a healthy diet are usually enough to promote health and prevent disease. However, it might not be enough to protect from heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study has revealed.
Get Those Kidneys Back Up To Speed
Diabetes can harm many different parts of the body, especially the kidneys. Now, there's a new drug that may help patients with type 2 diabetes get their kidneys back in working order.
Diet Does Away With Diabetes
It's not the end of the world if you find out you have diabetes. You can keep on living your day-to-day life, and there may even be ways to reverse the disease.
New Guidance on Actos or Takeda
If you've been taking Actos or Takeda for more than a year to control your type 2 diabetes, you will want to be in touch with your family physician or endocrinologist. A link with bladder cancer has been discovered.