In a recent study, scientists have investigated the impact of the environment where we live on the risk of developing hypertension and metabolic syndrome.
A first-of-its-kind study finds that caffeine is an effective way to stimulate brown fat in cultured cells and humans, pointing to new obesity treatments.
A recent study using human fat cells and a mouse model identifies a protein within fat cells that might help treat diabetes and perhaps prevent it.
Strength training helps improve markers of metabolic health, such as insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels, in mice with diabetes.
Accompany our Research Editor as she recalls the highs and lows of her first month of reducing her calories to 800 on 2 days per week.
Many recent studies suggest that people who are 'night owls' may face higher health risks. But why is that, really? Our Spotlight feature investigates.
A study of twins in Sweden links a 30% higher risk in older age of brain artery blockage, which stroke often follows, to type 2 diabetes in middle age.
New research finds a link between undetected blood sugar disorders and a heightened risk of myocardial infarction — or heart attack — and periodontitis.
A placebo-controlled, double-blind trial finds that teplizumab delays the onset of type 1 diabetes by a median of 2 years among high-risk individuals.
Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a factor.
New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety.
Scientists have found a hybrid of B and T immune cells that could be a prime driver of the autoimmunity that many people believe causes type 1 diabetes.
Insulin therapy, a treatment for diabetes, can cause weight gain. This article looks at the link between diabetes, insulin, and gaining weight. It also describes how to manage or prevent this potential effect.
High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar alternative. Products that contain HFCS include sodas, packaged fruits, and desserts. Learn more about foods that contain HFCS, and why to avoid them, here.
Beriberi is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when a person has a severe thiamine deficiency. Learn more about the risk factors and symptoms here.
A ketogenic diet involves eating large amounts of healthful fats and proteins. A common side effect of this diet is bad breath. Find out how to treat and reduce keto breath with home remedies here.
Despite online claims, there is no best time of day to eat fruit. However, people can time their fruit intake to help with weight loss and managing diabetes. Here, we explore the facts and myths about when to eat fruit.
Scientists conducted a small study of the 30-day fasting practice of Ramadan and found evidence of significant metabolic benefits.
According to a recent study in mice, stimulating the pancreas with ultrasound might one day provide a noninvasive way of treating type 2 diabetes.
People with kidney-related illnesses may benefit from a low-protein diet. Key changes can help people create a varied, healthful, low-protein diet plan that works for them. Learn more here.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that is characterized by a raised blood glucose level. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. Signs of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, weight and muscle loss, cuts or wounds that heal slowly and blurred vision. It is extremely important for diabetes to be diagnosed as early as possible - if left untreated the condition will get progressively worse.Subscribe to Diabetes feed