Health News

Depression and Gestational Diabetes
Depression and gestational diabetes may be linked, according to the National Institutes of Health.
The Glycemic Index Problem
The glycemic index varies so much that it may be an unreliable indicator of blood sugar response, according to a new study.
Diabetes Rx Could Fight Heart Disease
A drug often prescribed for type 2 diabetes could fight heart disease in patients with type 1 diabetes, a new study found.
More Exercise, Less Disease
Many past studies have shown that physical activity provides health benefits, but exactly how much physical activity provides the most benefit?
Triple Diabetes Rx Combo May Work
A combination of three diabetes medications may help patients control their blood sugar and lose weight, a new study found.
Popular Diabetes Rx May Not Treat Heart Failure
Liraglutide (brand name Victoza), a medication currently used to treat type 2 diabetes, may not be as beneficial in those with heart failure than earlier studies have reported.
The Benefits of Exercise While Pregnant
For obese women, exercise during pregnancy could mean a lower risk of gestational diabetes, a new study found.
New Type 2 Diabetes Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment option for type 2 diabetes.
Men, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
For men, sleeping too much or too little could raise diabetes risk, a new study found.
How Liraglutide May Help the Heart
The diabetes medication liraglutide (brand name Victoza) may reduce patients' risk of cardiovascular complications, a new study found.