Hormone in Gut Increases Response to Food, Researchers Find

The holiday season is a hard one for anyone watching their weight. The sights and smells of food are hard to resist. One factor in this hunger …

Researchers Link Sleep Health to Insulin Resistance in Obese Teens

Researchers have identified a connection between overweight and obese teens’ sleep health and their insulin sensitivity. In what is believed to …

New Drug Maybe in Sight to Treat Diabetes-Related Blindness

Australian scientists have developed a novel drug which could potentially be used to effectively treat patients with diabetic retinopathy; the main …

7 Shoe Shopping Tips For Children with Diabetes

As any adult knows, keeping up with fashion never goes out of style. And when it comes to fashion, kids are some of the biggest consumers. From …

Everything You Need to Know About Skin and How to Keep it Healthy

By: Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFCN Did you know your skin is the largest organ of your body? You may not have thought of your skin as an organ, …

Scientists Develop “Contact Lens” Patch to Treat Eye Diseases

Scientists in Singapore have developed a “contact lens” patch with microneedles that could provide a painless alternative to current …

How To Quit Smoking: Today is the Day

As anyone who has quit smoking will tell you, the first few days are the hardest. Once you’ve told your friends and family that you’re aiming to …

6 Ways Men Can Prevent a Stroke

By: Sandra Gordon Each year, 55,000 fewer men experience a stroke than women. The “brain attack” occurs when a blood vessel that carries …

FDA Issues Voluntary Recall of Blood Pressure Medication Due to Cancer Concerns

A voluntary recall of a blood pressure medication due to impurities, which may lead to a cancer risk, was recently issued by Sandoz Inc. The company …

Study: Marijuana Users at Higher Risk for Serious Type 1 Diabetes Complications

Individuals with type 1 diabetes may be at increased risk for serious complications when they used marijuana, new research suggests. Marijuana use is …