Health News

Diabetes and Your Eyes
Those with diabetes who received intensive glucose (sugar) control saw a reduced risk for diabetic eye disease, a new study found.
Jentadueto XR Gets FDA Approval
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved a once-daily form for Jentadueto.
Diabetes Rx May Pose Amputation Risk
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an alert for a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Get Moving to Prevent Diabetes
Echoing what past studies have suggested, a new study found that being fit may send diabetes and prediabetes running.
Pregnancy Problems Tied to Bigger Babies
Obesity during pregnancy and gestational diabetes may be tied to overly large babies at six months' pregnancy, a new study found.
An In-Depth Look at Childhood Obesity
With nearly one-third of all US children ages 2 to 19 currently overweight or obese, childhood obesity has become an epidemic. Fortunately, this condition is preventable in many cases.
Weight Loss: A Little Could Do a Lot
For overweight patients, attempting to shed those extra pounds can be daunting. But even dropping a few can have profound health benefits, new evidence suggests.
A Potential New Use for Pioglitazone
Sometimes a medication used to treat one condition can also help with another. That might be the case with pioglitazone (brand name Actos).
Diabetes and Sitting: A Potential Link
OK, couch potatoes — here's yet another reason to get moving.
Women, Sleep and Diabetes Risk
Ladies, catching the recommended amount of ZZZ's may be vitally important to your health.