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 …

Weight Loss Drug Shows Positive Effect on Diabetes

A weight loss drug, lorcaserin, was found to reduce the risk of diabetes by 19 percent in patients with prediabetes in a recent study. The drug is …

Plant-Based Diet Leads to Weight Loss and Better Regulation of Blood Sugar, Small Study

Plant-based diets high in carbohydrates reduce body weight and body fat and improve insulin function in overweight individuals, according to a small …

Have You Checked out an Online Diabetes Prevention Program Lately?

Participating in an online diabetes prevention program (DPP) may be more effective for weight loss than taking part in an in-person diabetes …

Newly Discovered Gene in Brown Fat May be Crucial for Future Treatment of Obesity

A team of researchers from Denmark, Germany, and Austria has made a groundbreaking discovery in obesity research. They have discovered a new …

Periods of fasting can protect against obesity and diabetes

Scientists at the Salk Institute found that mice lacking the biological clocks thought to be necessary for a healthy metabolism could still be …