Condition Center: Diabetes

Inaccurate Readings

Australian researchers have found that blood glucose meters used by pregnant women with diabetes can give inaccurate readings.

High Blood Sugar and Bloody Brains

Researchers have identified a protein that contributes to increased brain hemorrhaging following stroke in patients with diabetes and high blood g...

Resveratrol Rescue?

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) has awarded $600,000 to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University to study the effects...

Searching for the Genetic Source

A new study from the Medical College of Georgia has established a link between fat and chemical changes in DNA. This may explain th...

Weighing In on Body Image

Too fat. Too skinny. Apple-shaped. Pear-shaped. Women come in all shapes and sizes, and it's a subjective guessing game as to which standard o...

Down and Out Without B12

About 1 in 1,000 Americans (and 15 percent of elderly people) are deficient in vitamin B12, an essential nutrient needed to produce red blood cell...

Heavyweight First Nation Babies

In a recent study, Canadian researchers sought to determine if the prevalence of high birth weights in First Nation babies poses a risk for perina...

Don't Drink, Drink, Drink!

A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal  states that binge drinking is an excessively common practice in the United St...

The Dangers of Leaving the Light On

Keeping the lights on before going to sleep may have a negative influence on your health, according to a study to be published in the Journal of C...

Dangerous Plastics for Women

A new study to be published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has found a link between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) an...

Just a Few More Steps

As most people know, plenty of exercise is likely to prevent obesity and reduce the risk of diabetes. Yet, a new study finds that simply increasin...

Living Longer, but Not Healthier

Researchers have found an increase over the past 10 years in hypertension among older Mexican-Americans living in the Southwest region of the Unit...

Get Up, Stand Up

Too much sitting isn't good for you, as everyone knows. But the amount of time you spend sitting without breaks of activity can also negativel...

Don't Sugarcoat It

Sugary drinks and foods may increase risk of heart disease in adulthood, according to a news study from Emory University.

Obesity Costs Take the Cake

Are you at your optimum weight? If not, don't fret. Knowledge is power, and the more you know, the more you can do to make 2011 your Healthy W...

Find Out Before It Happens to You

As the number of people classified as pre-diabetic continues to grow, it is of increasing importance that those at risk of diabetes get tested. Ho...