Nick Jonas Using Super Bowl Ad To Relay Message About DiabetesA number of companies who have produced Super Bowl ads for decades aren't doing it this year, but Nick Jonas, a Grammy Award-nominated pop star, is part of a campaign that is using humor and technology to raise awareness about diabetes.
High Cost Of Insulin Causing Families To Turn To 'Black Market' For MedicationThe high prices of insulin is causing some families to take drastic measures to get the lifesaving diabetes medication.
Not Exercising Worse For Health Than Smoking, Diabetes and Heart Disease, Study FindsWe've all heard exercise helps you live longer.
Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study FindsA study of rats has revealed that artificial sweeteners, commonly used in zero-calorie sodas, actually did as much harm to the body as a high-sugar diet.
Diabetics May Be Scrambling After Insulin Pump Maker Calls It QuitsA local company that makes and sells insulin pumps has decided to discontinue the product.
New Device Helps People Struggling To Fight Obesity, DiabetesIt’s kind of like bypass surgery without the operation.
Report: Diet, Exercise Help Diabetics Maintain Normal LifestyleMany of these patients were able to come off the chronic medications they were taking to treat their diabetes.
Non-Healing Wounds Related to DiabetesWounds that won't heal can become a major health risk for diabetics and protecting yourself is the best prevention according to Dr. Nathaniel Holzman, Medical Director of the St. Mary Wound Healing Center in Langhorne. He says patients can help themselves by keeping their diabetes in good control, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and maintaining healthy skin. He says cracks in the skin can allow bacteria to enter which may lead to infection. He also urges people to regularly see a podiatrist for preventative foot care to manage risk factors before wounds occur.
How Much Sugar Is OK? Paper Adds To DebateHow many spoonfuls of sugar can you have in a day? The World Health Organization advises no more than about 6 teaspoons of added sugar -- less than a can of soda.
Marlton Elementary Students Walk For Classmates With DiabetesStudents at Marlton Elementary School in Marlton, New Jersey raised awareness about diabetes to a new level on Wednesday.
The Long-Term Impact Of DiabetesWhen we think about diabetes most of us are aware that the condition can have a long term impact on the heart and the kidneys.
Whole Milk Better For You Than Skim, Study SuggestsThey found that adults with high levels of full-fat dairy byproducts in their blood had a lower risk of developing diabetes.
School Board Member Says Sugar Tax Paying Dividends In Berkeley, CAJosh Daniels, a school board member in Berkeley, California, praised the benefits of the city's sugar tax, which is similar to the one proposed in Mayor Jim Kenney's first budget.
Drexel University Encourages Employees To Stand Up For Their HealthResearch shows that sitting at a desk all day is bad for your health. Drexel University is offering a way for full-time employees to get out of their chairs.
Chester County Company Offers New Option To Manage Diabetes In Young PatientsThe Animas Vibe is an insulin pump -- the first with continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) approved for use by kids as young as two years old.