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, …

How Bright Your Shoulder Appears on Ultrasound May Signal Diabetes

A shoulder muscle that appears unusually bright on ultrasound may be a warning sign of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Ultrasound is …

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 …

Security Guidelines for Air Travel With Diabetes

The holidays are coming, and that means it’s travel time for many to spend time with friends and family. If you have diabetes, you should be …

10 Tips for Safe Travel This Thanksgiving Holiday

The American Automobile Association predicts that 54 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more for their Turkey dinner this year, a 4.8% …

Babies Born at Home Have Diverse Microbes that Could Prevent Chronic Disease

Babies born at home have more diverse bacteria in their bodies, which may affect their developing immunity and metabolism, according to a study from …

Peer Support Groups Essential to Aid People with Depression and Diabetes

Peer-support groups for individuals with diabetes and depression may have a substantial impact on costly hospitalizations and emergency room visits, …

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Great Gift Ideas for Anyone with Diabetes

Before you know it, the holidays will be upon us and it will be crunch-time to pick out thoughtful gifts for our loved ones. The pressure will be on …

10 Exercise Tips for Avoiding the Holiday Blues

You may swear that the ubiquitous holiday cookies were Heaven sent, the holiday chocolates divine. Are your willpower dissolving, your waistline …

Undiagnosed Prediabetes Highly Prevalent in Infertile Men, Study

The objective of a new study from Milan, Italy was to look at the prevalence and the risk associated with prediabetes in infertile men. Out of 744 …