Health News

What Belly Fat May Mean for Your Health
If having a high waist-to-hip ratio is in your genetics, you may also have a higher risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease, according to a new study.
FDA Warns of Diabetes Rx Risk
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety announcement about the type 2 diabetes medication pioglitazone.
A Once-a-Day Rx for Type 2 Diabetes
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-a-day medication to treat type 2 diabetes.
A New Type 2 Diabetes Fighter
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new treatment for type 2 diabetes.
New Diabetes Rx Gets FDA Go-Ahead
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new medication to treat type 2 diabetes.
Beware of These Diabetes Medications
If something sounds too good to be true, it's probably a scam. That thinking applies to some recent products marketed as cures for diabetes.
To Manage Diabetes, Take a Walk
Taking a brief walk after meals may help patients with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar more effectively, a new study found.
Should Sugary Drinks Be Taxed?
Taxing sugary drinks may lower consumption and, in turn, reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and even tooth decay, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report.
'Artificial Pancreas' Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first "artificial pancreas" device to monitor blood glucose (sugar) and adjust long-acting or basal insulin doses.
Depression and Gestational Diabetes
Depression and gestational diabetes may be linked, according to the National Institutes of Health.