| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever.
The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetes has already been tied to an increased risk of kidney and cardiovascular troubles, nerve damage and vision loss, and now a new study finds diabetics to be more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Charlie Kimball was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2007, news that upended his personal and professional life. But the 27-year-old English-born, California-raised open-wheel racing veteran didn't just work to get his career back on track, he's worked...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:12 PM
The sunshine vitamin could offer women with Type 2 diabetes a brighter outlook on life and help them better manage their often-trying disease, according to a recent pilot study by Loyola University researchers.
The study, which followed 46 women,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:48 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in nine people with diabetes saw their blood sugar levels dip back to a normal or "pre-diabetes" level after a year on an intensive diet and exercise program, in a new study.
Complete remission of type 2 diabetes is...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:15 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Frequent blood sugar testing was strongly associated with better diabetes control in a large new study that concludes public and private insurers should not be limiting test strip supplies.
Particularly for people with type...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:54 AM
Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:15 AM
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. is the sixth president of Nova Southeastern University, the nation’s eighth largest private not-for-profit university, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Having recently taken over as President/CEO in July 2011, he has...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Orange Cycle is offering free registration for the March 17 Tour de Cure for the American Diabetes Association, which starts at the UCF College of Medicine in Lake Nona and has distances of 10, 25, 50, 70 and 101 miles. Just go here and use the code...
| Aug 13, 2013
For the past few weeks, we've been focusing on summer reads, but with back-to-school shopping in full swing, it's time to get serious. In recent months, Hampton Roads authors have released a number of self-help books, from weight loss, to making money, to...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Dr. Patrick Taylor is President/CEO of Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital that is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and a member of Catholic Health East. Since opening its doors in 1955, the 559-bed...