Commit to Quit: A Step by Step Guide to Help You Kick the Habit Today

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 8/5/19. Many ex-smokers say quitting was the hardest thing they ever did. Quitting is hard because smoking is …

Study: More than 2 Million Adults Are Over-Treating Diabetes in the U.S.

New research from Mayo Clinic finds that more than 2.3 million adult patients in the U.S. are likely being treated too intensively for their …

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Toes and Feet

Reviewed by Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFNC. Dressed up, dressed down, propped up, or running around town, feet bear the brunt of our hectic …

Hormone Therapy Helps Weight Loss in Obese Patients with Diabetes

A new hormone injection may aid weight loss in obese patients with diabetes, possibly giving patients an alternative to gastric bypass surgery, a …

Study: Pregnant Women with Obesity and Diabetes at Greater Risk for Stillbirth

Women with diabetes and obesity who are pregnant are more likely to suffer a stillbirth, a new study from Scotland finds. For the study, researchers …

Expert Advice: How to Take Care of Your Skin When You Have Diabetes

By: Joy Pape, RN, BSN, CDE, WOCN, CFCN. Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 7/30/19. Your skin is the largest organ of your body. Rather than …

Dietary Changes to Treat Fatty Liver Disease and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis

If you have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), your doctor may put you on a special diet designed to …

Symptoms of Fatty Liver and Dietary Strategies For Getting Rid Of Fatty Liver

There are two main forms of fatty liver disease: Non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD): Fat buildup in the liver that is not linked to drinking alcohol. …

Asthma Medication Stops Changes in Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes

The asthma medication montelukast, also known as Singulair, can inhibit early changes in diabetic retinopathy, the eye disease which develops due to …

9 Stress Busters To Help You Keep Your Blood Sugars and Sanity In Check

Reviewed by Jason C. Baker, MD. Updated 7/26/19. Everyone knows stress is bad, but did you realize that high levels of stress can affect just about …