What is prediabetes and why does it matter?Diabetes

What is prediabetes and why does it matter?

Harvard Health Blog By Monique Tello, M.D., M.P.H. When I’m seeing a new patient, I am especially alert to certain…

Plant defense against diabetesDiabetes

Plant defense against diabetes

Environmental Nutrition By Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E. As if you need another reason to fill your plate with more…

Why is childhood diabetes on the rise?Diabetes

Why is childhood diabetes on the rise?

The Kid’s Doctor By Sue Hubbard, M.D. Diabetes continues to be a growing problem among our nation’s children. Did you…

Years of good blood sugar control helps diabetic heartsDiabetes

Years of good blood sugar control helps diabetic hearts

Source: University of Michigan Day in and day out, for years on end, millions of people with diabetes prick their…

Low blood sugar a concern for patients with diabetesDiabetes

Low blood sugar a concern for patients with diabetes

Mayo Clinic Q&A DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have type 2 diabetes and take medication for it. How concerned should I…

Prevent a slightly high blood sugar from progressing to diabetesDiabetes

Prevent a slightly high blood sugar from progressing to diabetes

The Medicine Cabinet: Ask the Harvard Experts By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I recently had a blood sugar test. The…

Incidence of diabetes and pre-diabetes on the riseDiabetes

Incidence of diabetes and pre-diabetes on the rise

Source: Penn State Hershey Medical Center whatdoctorsknow.com A generation ago, there was no such thing as pre-diabetes. Well, the condition…

Finding relief for delayed stomach emptying in diabeticsDiabetes

Finding relief for delayed stomach emptying in diabetics

By Howard Lewine, M.D. Q: My mother is a type 1 diabetic and has been diagnosed with gastroparesis. She is…

High morning blood sugar common and treatableDiabetes

High morning blood sugar common and treatable

By Howard LeWine, M.D. Q: I have type 2 diabetes. My blood sugar runs high in the morning, especially if…

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Is Your Family at Risk?Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes in Youth: Is Your Family at Risk?

By Erika Napoletano According to the American Diabetes Association, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes every 19…