It’s no secret that as a population, Americans been getting heavier, but researchers now say that our weight problem may be worse than we thought.
In the first head-to-head studies comparing weight-loss surgery to medication for diabetes, surgery proved more effective in putting the disease in remission.
When it comes to your risk of diabetes, a new study by Harvard researchers suggests that eating less white rice could make a difference.
Eating a hot dog or a couple of slices of bacon a day comes with a surprisingly high cost to your health.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added new safety warnings to cholesterol-reducing statin drugs on Wednesday, noting increased risks of Type 2 diabetes and memory loss for patients who take the medications.
Diet plays a big part in obesity, which is in turn a risk factor for Type 2 diabetes. But despite the plump Southern chef’s diagnosis, experts say there’s more to it than just overeating.
A newly discovered protein could help both mouse and man gain all the benefits of exercise without breaking a sweat
The night shift isn’t usually anyone’s first choice, but in some professions — and in this economy — it can’t be avoided. About 26% percent of the American workforce, including health-care workers and sanitation staff, clocks …
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved on Friday the first combination pill to treat Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol.
New research suggests that when it comes to lowering your risk of diabetes, the more changes you make to your diet and lifestyle, the better.
In two new studies, researchers offer evidence that weight-loss surgery or a severely restricted-calorie diet could help some people reverse their diabetes.
A new study shows that people who are high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes may be able to prevent the disease by taking pioglitazone (sold as Actos), a common drug for diabetes treatment. But experts say that doesn’t mean …
Georgetown University researchers report that they were able to coax cells that normally produce sperm to make insulin instead, and used them to temporarily cure Type 1 diabetes in mice.