Gestational Diabetes May Increase Baby’s Heart Disease Risk

Results from an Indiana University School of Medicine study finds having gestational diabetes may increase the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and …

Diabetes Raises Risk of Cancer in Women, New Study Finds

A global study of nearly 20 million people in countries including the U.S., Japan, Australia, China and the U.K. has found that having diabetes …

Switching Course of Medication Linked to More Complications

For those with type 2 diabetes, changing course to sulfonylurea drugs to control blood sugar levels is associated with an increased risk of …

New Discovery Could Help Type 2 Diabetes Drug-Tolerance in Patients

A new discovery that may help millions of patients with type 2 diabetes tolerate their medications better was reported this week by researchers at …

Generation Diabetes: Why the Youngest Type 2 Diabetes Patients Are the Sickest

Gail Punongbayan, pictured above, was first diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 14. Wearing a maroon sweatshirt with “San Leandro Rebels” …

Study: Men Lose More Weight on Low-Carb Diets; Women Show Improved Artery Flexibility

University of Missouri-Columbia study first to show that low-carb diets can improve blood flow in as little as four weeks. Researchers from the …

Anti-Obesity Drug Derived from Chili Peppers Shows Promise

A novel drug derived from capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their spicy burn, showed long-term weight loss and improved metabolic …

Platypus Venom May Help in Battle Against Diabetes

Inspiration can come from the oddest of places.  For professor Frank Grutzner, Ph.D., it came from one of Australia’s weirdest animals: the …

Study Shows Lower Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Among Those Who Consume Walnuts

Eating a handful of nuts may cut your chances of developing diabetes in half, finds a recent study. The study representing more than 34,000 American …

Holes in Insurance Leads to Increased Hospital Stays and ER Visits

For adults living with type 1 diabetes, it’s not a surprise that the costs add up: From medication to testing supplies, the list is endless. …