How to Reverse Prediabetes

How to Reverse Prediabetes

Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDCES | September 1, 2023

...added sugar or flavored syrups. Research links these beverages to insulin resistance, prediabetes, diabetes, and obesity (a leading risk factor for prediabetes and diabetes). Plate method To help you emphasize...

Mind-Body Practices Can Help Beat Type 2 Diabetes
Diseases & Conditions

Mind-Body Practices Can Help Beat Type 2 Diabetes

Chris Iliades, MD | December 13, 2022

...mind-body practice could help people with prediabetes reduce their risk for future type 2 diabetes. And according to the CDC, most people have prediabetes before they have type 2 diabetes....

Best Diabetes Drugs to Supplement Metformin
Diseases & Conditions

Best Diabetes Drugs to Supplement Metformin

Chris Iliades, MD | December 13, 2022

Up to 95 percent of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes, which includes approximately 37 million Americans. Once diagnosed, these individuals have to keep an eye on their blood...

New Diabetes Drugs Can Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer

New Diabetes Drugs Can Reduce Risk of Colon Cancer

Chris Iliades, MD | April 11, 2024

...Cancer Society. The researchers reviewed the medical records of 1.2 million Americans between 2005 and 2019. They looked at anyone with type 2 diabetes newly started on a diabetes medication....

The Protein Cure for Obesity and Diabetes

The Protein Cure for Obesity and Diabetes

Chris Iliades, MD | December 13, 2022

...and type 2 diabetes. Researchers continue to actively study a variety of possible causes. Evidence has been mounting for one theory called the protein leverage hypothesis. A new study from...

Diabetes Makes COVID-19 Worse and Possibly Vice Versa

Diabetes Makes COVID-19 Worse and Possibly Vice Versa

March 16, 2021

...diabetes worse, because any stressful illness makes diabetes worse. The big questions are does COVID cause diabetes in a person without diabetes and does COVID change the natural long-term course...

When a Cough Means Diabetes

When a Cough Means Diabetes

Mona Morstein, ND | August 23, 2017

If you get bronchitis, the last thing you’d think might be causing it is diabetes. But one woman’s story demonstrates that diabetes can manifest itself in surprising ways. This case...

The New Obesity Drugs

The New Obesity Drugs

Angela Fitch, MD, FACP, FOMA | November 1, 2023

...often-silent condition affecting 10% to 20% of Americans. Being overweight or having high blood pressure, type-2 diabetes, prediabetes or high cholesterol can cause fat to accumulate in the liver, which...

Got Diabetes? Here’s How to Do a Better Job of Tracking Your Glucose

Got Diabetes? Here’s How to Do a Better Job of Tracking Your Glucose

Marwan Hamaty, MD, MBA | June 30, 2020

...diabetes. Note: Your doctor may use a professional CGM device to see how well you’re managing your diabetes. You might wear the monitor for days or weeks while trends in...

High Cholesterol Symptoms
High Cholesterol

High Cholesterol Symptoms

Derek Burnett | May 9, 2024

...of people who have been diagnosed with diabetes also have high or borderline-high levels of total cholesterol, as do 77% of people with undiagnosed diabetes. Diabetes appears to cause HDL...

What Your Eye Exam Can Reveal About Your Health
Diseases & Conditions

What Your Eye Exam Can Reveal About Your Health

Britney Caruso, OD | July 1, 2024

...pressure was stabilized and her vision improved significantly. What other medical conditions can an eye-care clinician detect? Read on… Diabetes. The tiny blood vessels in the back of the eyes...

Seniors with Diabetes May Be in the “Danger Zone” and Not Know It

Seniors with Diabetes May Be in the “Danger Zone” and Not Know It

July 23, 2019

...Easy The Diabetes Risk Factors That Aren’t On Your Radar Self-Protection If You Have Diabetes If you are an older person with diabetes on insulin… • If you are aware...

Is Time-Restricted Eating Right for You?
Nutrition

Is Time-Restricted Eating Right for You?

Krista Varady, PhD | April 3, 2023

...for type 2 diabetes. Less insulin resistance, another risk factor for type 2 diabetes Balanced levels of blood sugar, which helps prevent or normalize type 2 diabetes Lower blood pressure....

MASH: When It’s More Than “Fatty Liver”
Diseases & Conditions

MASH: When It’s More Than “Fatty Liver”

Stephen A. Harrison, MD | June 26, 2024

...earliest clue that that you have insulin resistance. ****** Among people with diabetes, 70 percent have fatty liver, 35 percent have MASH, and 17 percent have moderate to advanced fibrosis....

The Secret Food Fix That Stops Diabetes

The Secret Food Fix That Stops Diabetes

August 12, 2019

...result being diabetes or its precursor, known as prediabetes. The Antioxidant Fix If you are concerned about diabetes, you may think that the easiest solution is to take an antioxidant...