New Study: Artificial Sweeteners May Lead to Diabetes; Obesity

New research presented at the annual Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego last weekend looked at the influence of sugar and artificial …

Considerations and Self-Care Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes

If you have gestational diabetes, there are some key considerations you should take before planning your pregnancy.  We will discuss them and …

Portion Size Guide

Just a tiny slice, please! And a medium scoop of ice cream, and a little bit of fruit. Uh-oh. For a lot of foods, it can be tricky to know just …

Type 3 Diabetes

How elevated blood sugar can lead to “brain diabetes.”

What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 2 Diabetes?

Reviewed by: Qin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. 4/18. Type 2 diabetes—previously referred to as adult-onset or non-insulin dependent diabetes—accounts for 90 …

Type 1 Diabetes: Causes, Symptoms, Complications and Treatment

Reviewed by: Steven Chessler, M.D., Ph.D. 5/18. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that occurs when insulin-producing beta cells within the …