Controlling your blood pressure, blood sugar levels, cholesterol, triglyceride levels, or obesity can be a struggle. Even worse, many people have to monitor a combination of these conditions. A clustering of three or more of these risk factors is k... Read More
If you thought global warming was simply a myth or only affected the environment, you might be surprised to discover that a study has found it can also affect our health. Specifically, the effects of a warming earth have been linked to an increase in... Read More
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. The condition is caused when the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin and the body cannot use the insulin it makes. The blood normally uses glucose for energy; however, glucose builds up instea... Read More
Studies show that coffee can affect your chances of developing type 2 diabetes—and it’s even more interesting to see what drinking coffee might mean to someone who is already diabetic. The results are interesting, informative, and even slightly p... Read More
When it comes to health, it seems like everyone is a guru. There are so many beliefs and opinions that it can be very hard to separate fact from fiction and know what to believe.
The media doesn’t help either. One day, for example, they’ll report... Read More
It is well-known that drinking red wine in moderation can have many health benefits. But what about for diabetics? The standard medical advice for people with diabetes has been to steer clear of alcohol, but a surprising new study suggests that it mi... Read More
How many times have you heard the term “Mediterranean diet” in the past few years? Too many, I’m sure.
Now I would never disagree with the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet—in fact, I believe it’s a very good way to eat—but it’s... Read More
Developing type 2 diabetes can lead to reduced cognitive function in as little as two years, according to a study published in a recent online issue of the American Academy of Neurology’s journal Neurology.
The study conducted tests for cognition a... Read More