Diabetes symptoms are not always obvious – and the condition could already be doing damage to your nerves, kidneys and retinas. Here are six subtle symptoms to watch for.
A new Cleveland Clinic study finds that excess fat itself — not just associated factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol or lack of exercise — is harmful. Preventive cardiologist Haitham Ahmed, MD, explains the genetic analysis linking obesity with diabetes and coronary artery disease.
Medications that lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes can make it hard to lose weight. Fortunately, some newer anti-diabetes medications make weight loss easier. Endocrinologist Betul Hatipoglu, MD, offers suggestions.
Blood glucose levels that are even slightly high (prediabetes) can increase your risk of heart attack and stroke. Get tips for reducing those risks and protecting your heart.
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When diabetes leads to erectile dysfunction, it can be frustrating and stressful. Your doctor can help you uncover the causes of ED, and help you and your partner explore solutions.
You’re careful to drink only 100 percent fruit juice. Does it make a difference? Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Dietitian Hillary Sullivan, RDN, LD, answers this one.
Working in a sedentary job can increase your risk of obesity, diabetes and other health problems. Find tips for creative, small and powerful changes in diet and exercise that can help.
If you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, it’s not unusual to dread insulin injections. Learn how to make the process easy on yourself and how to avoid complications by following these tips.
Studies show that eating meat — particularly processed meat — can increase your risk of getting diabetes. Learn more about plant-based alternatives.
Most of us are aware that what we eat affects our health. But the results of a new study illustrates that fact vividly: Almost half of deaths in one year caused by heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes in a large group of Americans were linked with a poor diet.