Having diabetes doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the tempting food at summer parties and picnics. A dietitian offers some strategies to help you make nutritious food choices.
For morbidly obese adults suffering from diabetes, bariatric surgery is a great treatment option. Now a new study finds even non-morbidly obese people with the disease may benefit from the surgery.
Each year, 70,000 people lose a lower limb -- a leg or foot -- because of type 2 diabetes. Though it contributes to more than 230,000 deaths each year, you can find old-fashioned solutions in today's health number.
If you have diabetes, your feet need to be a priority. Even small cuts can become big problems for you because you are more at risk for infection. These tips for foot health will help keep those feet happy and healthy.
Are chubby children the “new normal”? If so, it’s a trend doctors hope to reverse. It has little to do with appearance and everything to do with health.
Statins are prescribed to control cholesterol levels if lifestyle changes alone aren’t successful. Niacin is sometimes used to manage cholesterol on people who cannot tolerate statins. Can using Niacin do more harm than good?
There are non-infectious diseases that are destroying millions of lives at this very moment. One of these diseases is preventable; another mostly can be prevented; and the third is completely out of our control and threatens the lives of millions.
Waist-to-height ratio does a better job of predicting your health risks. Best of all, just like BMI, you can measure it yourself.
You might ask: what’s really the harm in starting a baby on solid foods before 6 months of age? Today's health number, 6, reveals the possible harm to your baby's health, including an increased risk of ezcema, allergies, celiac disease and diabetes.