It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.
The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.
Could finger sticks to test blood sugar be a thing of the past? Researchers indicate the painful prick could be replaced some day by breathalyzers.
Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons each day. A troubling statistic because women should be getting no more than six teaspoons a day, and men, nine.
Ukee Washington spoke to Brian Joslin about the Annual Walk on October 27th. This event will include a range of entertainment, healthy living vendors, and lots of family- friendly activities. Both the Walk and 5K are […]
The biggest step to prevent kidney problems for diabetics is to maintain good control of the blood sugar, but much can be done with a good diet as well.
Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.
I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a new battle going on at fast food restaurants. It is a desire to make them healthier with their food choices.
According to new research, the adverse health effects of prolonged sitting are widespread – regardless of race, sex, socioeconomic status, medical history, diet and physical activity.
In many people who do not drink alcohol or drink very little there is a condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
A non-profit in Southern Chester County, that trains and places service dogs, has launched a pilot “diabetes alert dog” training program.
Thousands of people will come together to raise money and awareness to help fight the disease at the Philadelphia Tour de Cure.
Participants were asked to fast for nine hours before being blood tested to check their fasting insulin and glucose levels.
Humans make resolutions to lose weight but how about making one for your pet? Recent studies have found more than 50 percent of pets in America are overweight.
Nadia Ali, the program manager for the Camden Citywide Diabetes Collaborative, says patients with diabetes are twice as likely to go to the ER as patients without diabetes.