Study: Counseling May be Effective in Changing Habits in People with Diabetes

A new Italian study finds that sedentary patients with Type 2 diabetes who received regular counseling from an exercise specialist made lasting …

Sleeping in on the Weekend Won’t Repay your Sleep Debt

Do you think sleeping in on the weekend can repair the damage from a week of sleepless nights? Not so, according to new University of Colorado …

Swedish Study: Women Gain Weight When Job Demands Are High

Heavy pressures at work seem to predispose women to weight gain, irrespective of whether they have received an academic education, this according to …

Study: Abdominal Fat May Cause Pathogenic Obesity

Type 2 diabetes and other diseases related to the obesity epidemic depend on how the body stores excess energy, according to an evolutionary …

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 …

Genetics Links Obesity with Diabetes, Coronary Artery Disease, Study

Genetic analysis has found that obesity itself, not just the adverse health effects associated with it, significantly increases the risk of type 2 …

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 …

When Dad’s Exercise, Children See Improved Glucose Metabolism, Even as Adults

Men who exercise have off-spring that have improved glucose metabolism, according to new research from the Ohio State University Wexner Medical …

Gastric Banding as Effective as Medication in Slowing Prediabetes; Type 2 Diabetes

A National Institutes of Health-supported study finds people with prediabetes or those with type 2 diabetes who weight loss surgery, had similar …