Taxing Sugar Levels In Soda Could Prevent 2M US Cases Of Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Study SaysTaxes on sugary drinks, a new study has revealed, can lead to major health gains and reductions in health care costs — but just how much of a benefit they provide can vary by the design of the tax.
Using Olive Oil Instead Of These Foods Could Add Years To The Life Of Your Heart, Study SaysThe health benefits of the Mediterranean diet are renowned: Lots and lots of veggies, fruit, fish and olive oil have been shown to strengthen bones, improve brain health and reduce the risk for some cancers, diabetes, high cholesterol, heart disease and stroke.
Medtronic Recalls Certain MiniMed Diabetic Insulin Pumps Tied To 1 DeathMedtronic has recalled some of its insulin pumps after injuries and one death were reported due to the device malfunctioning, according to a US Food and Drug Administration announcement on Wednesday.
Festive Holiday Drinks Revealed To Contain Up To 23 Teaspoons Of SugarWe hate to ruin your festive cheer, but it turns out that ordering a pint of caramel-flavored hot chocolate topped with whipped cream may not actually be that good for you.
How Sleep Apnea Can Affect Your Diabetes RiskDid you know sleep apnea can increase your diabetes risk?
MDH Releases First Diabetes Action PlanThe Maryland Department of Health released its first Diabetes Action Plan that includes intervention strategies to help reduce diabetes in Maryland.
Holidays Can Be Happy And Healthy With DiabetesGetting together with friends and relatives is a favorite part of the holidays.
Dispelling Myths About Diabetes And Dieting: Are Sugar-Free Foods Best?Part of managing your diabetes is making conscious, healthful food choices. You don’t have to completely deprive yourself of scrumptious meals and snacks - balance is the key.
Diabetes Food Myths: Is Sea Salt Healthier Than Table Salt?Is sea salt healthier than table salt? Does late-night snacking really cause you to weight gain?
Diabetes Food Myths: Is Fresh Fruit Healthier Than Canned Or Frozen Fruits?In addition to exercise, nutrition is an important for managing diabetes.
FTC Sues To Block Promoters Of Bogus Diabetes 'Cure'Federal regulators are suing to block pamphlet and newsletter publishers from marketing a purported cure for diabetes and advertising claims that consumers can collect $1 trillion in "Congressional Checks" or "Republican Checks."
Shorter People Are At A Greater Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes, Study SaysShorter people are at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal Diabetologia.
Link Between Diabetes And Heart Failure Stronger In Women Than Men, Study SaysDoctors have long known about a link between diabetes and an increased risk of heart failure, but a new paper suggests the link is significantly stronger in women than in men.
US Medicare Patients Are Paying Up To 92 Percent More For Insulin Than Other Countries, Cummings Report FindsRep. Elijah Cummings, (D-Md), released a committee staff report on the prices of diabetes drugs for seniors and the uninsured in Maryland's 7th Congressional District.
Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study FindsA study of rats has revealed that artificial sweeteners, commonly used in zero-calorie sodas, actually did as much harm to the body as a high-sugar diet.