People can be at risk for type 2 diabetes without even realizing it. Know the risk factors and work on what you can control.There is a lot you can do to prevent and if needed, control diabetes.
New heart guidelines take a dramatic turn, recommending greatly increased use of cholesterol-lowering statin medications.
Eating healthy will lower your risks of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Use the Nutrition Facts Label as a tool for tracking nutrients and comparing products at the grocery store.
Treating one patient at a time in the worldwide battle with diabetes requires collaboration among pharma, doctors, payers, and patients. Experts discuss devices, pills, and treatment strategies for diabetes.
New studies show obesity and poor diet are risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease. A sustained healthy lifestyle may have protective benefits against the disease, and exercise after diagnosis can slow its progression.
New and existing drugs offer hope for diabetes management, but no cure for the disease. Metabolic syndrome patients have more options, and more complications, with drugs. Learn about weight-management drugs in development.
Different surgical procedures have proven beneficial to thousands of patients with diabetes, and more will be available soon. Learn about the surgeries performed to fight obesity and diabetes.
Watch a video of our Google+ Hangout On Air about the impact of obesity on business and your community, which took place in a live Q&A with our experts on Oct. 15 at Noon, EST.
The Western diet is increasingly becoming a global diet, and rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes aren’t far behind. Healthcare experts say stemming the tide will take multinational cooperation.