What is Insulin Resistance?

Cells throughout the body, including muscle and fat cells, need the hormone insulin to turn glucose (a form of sugar) into energy. In healthy …

The Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Connection to Diabetes

What causes women to have missed periods or irregular menstrual cycles, small ovarian cysts, difficulty getting pregnant, male-pattern baldness or …

Diabetic Gastroparesis

If you have diabetes, you may have noticed that your digestion isn’t quite what it used to be. The connection isn’t obvious, but diabetes can …

What to Know About Fatty Liver Disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most common causes of liver disease in the United States. NAFLD is a condition in …

Depression and Diabetes

Depression can strike anyone, but people who have diabetes appear to be at greater risk. In fact, studies suggest that people who have type 2 …

Fatty Liver: What It Is, and How to Get Rid of It

Fatty liver disease is becoming increasingly common in many parts of the world, affecting about 25% of people globally. It is linked to obesity, type …

Unraveling the Stress-Fat Connection

Stress… fat…an endless cycle? It may be a classic Catch-22, but how do we put the kibosh on the whole thing to get—and …