Although scientists have linked Alzheimer's and diabetes, the exact connection has been difficult to unpick. A recent study now gives further insight.
New findings on the role of estrogen in diabetes may have a profound effect on how we understand the condition and dietary changes that may control it.
Unhealthful food types include some breads, bottled smoothies, instant oatmeal, and trail mix. Learn more about the most surprisingly unhealthful foods here.
A new study concludes that personalized dietary changes could be significantly more effective at managing blood sugar than traditional methods.
Cloudy urine can result from many different issues, including dehydration, urinary tract infections, and kidney stones. Learn more about the causes and treatments here.
People with diabetes benefit from balancing certain food groups. In this article, we discuss some of the best foods to eat, as well as which types to limit.
Insulin injections are part of daily blood glucose management for many people with type 2 diabetes. Now, a new pill could spell the end for injections.
Passion fruit is a round, purple fruit with edible pulp and seeds. In this article, we look at the health benefits and nutritional value of passion fruit.
Previous attempts to develop insulin-producing cells from stem cells have not been completely successful. A recent study, however, offers fresh hope.
New research suggests that optimism may lower the risk of type 2 diabetes among postmenopausal women. Conversely, negative emotions may heighten risk.
Jicama is a potato-like root vegetable with a slightly sweet taste. It is low in calories, sugar, and fat but high in fiber and is a good source of vitamin C. Jicama may be a good choice for people with diabetes or those on a low-sugar diet. Learn more here.
Ketosis and ketoacidosis both involve increased levels of ketones in the body. However, they are not the same thing. Nutritional ketosis is the aim of the ketogenic diet, and it is generally safe, whereas ketoacidosis is a complication of type 1 diabetes that can be life-threatening. Learn more here.
The internet is full of conflicting advice about corn, with some health sites and bloggers claiming that it is bad for health. However, there is no evidence to support this. In moderation, corn can form a healthful part of most people's diets. Learn more here.
The guidelines that the American Heart Association (AHA) issued for maintaining cardiovascular health may also reduce the risk of diabetes.
Dogs could help people with type 1 diabetes manage their condition, a new study shows. Specially trained canines can 'sniff out' blood sugar levels.
Mung beans are a healthful source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Some research also suggests that they may have a range of other health benefits. Learn more here.
Nuts can help improve the outlook for people with diabetes. They provide many nutritional benefits that can reduce complications and the progression of the condition. Learn more here.
Fad diets and rapid weight loss can be unsafe and often lead to people regaining the weight later on. In this article, learn how to lose weight safely by making long-term lifestyle changes.
In a new study in an animal model, researchers investigate the body's potential to replace insulin-producing cells and thus heal itself of diabetes.
Many people have misconceptions about type 2 diabetes. In this article, we discuss five of the common myths surrounding this condition and provide the truths.
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