Bariatric surgery has the potential to improve the quality of life for obese patients with type 2 diabetes over the long-term, says a newly published study by Cleveland Clinic researchers.
Diabetes can affect every body function and organ. This infographic of the human body provides an overview of what can happen if diabetes is left unchecked.
Many studies have shown that weight-loss surgery can improve or even reverse symptoms of type 2 diabetes. A new study led by a Cleveland Clinic physician shows the same surgery can help people with type 1 diabetes.
Prediabetes occurs when your blood glucose levels are higher than normal — but not yet high enough to be diabetes. And it only gets more challenging as we enter menopause.
Is your metabolism slowing down or revving up? This could be a sign of thyroid disease. If you have diabetes, you have a greater chance of being one of the 20 million people in the U.S. with thyroid disease.
The FDA just approved the second in a new class of diabetes drugs that lower blood sugar by releasing it in patients’ urine. More drugs that work this way are likely coming.
A Cleveland Clinic-led study shows that a specific type of diabetes drug can decrease, by up to 32 percent, the risk of cancer in female patients with type 2 diabetes.
If you have diabetes – even if it’s well controlled -- it’s important to get the flu shot. With your immune system already weakened, taking extra precautions against infections is important.
We’ve heard of the connections between healthy eating and diabetes prevention, but new research shows a close link between reducing red meat in your diet and slashing your risk of developing diabetes.
During warmer months, the idea of getting a tattoo can be appealing. But if you have diabetes, there are unique risks you need to manage. Here’s how.