A recent study highlights how complicated childhood obesity continues to be, as the United States scrambles to address one of the greatest risk factors for chronic illness, including diabetes, cancer and heart disease, later in life.
By Laura Santhanam
A national network of clinics claims it offers a miraculous procedure to treat diabetes, but many in the medical community are not convinced. Special correspondent Cheryl Clark from inewsource tells the story of a couple in rural Montana who believed…
Most adults say they struggle with remembering to take their prescriptions. A nationwide study is testing a pill with an ingestible sensor that tracks medication adherence from inside the body.
By Cat Wise
Medicare is beginning in April to expand diabetes education and prevention efforts and will pay all expenses of people who qualify for the program. Plus, your Medicare card is about to change.
By Philip Moeller
By Maureen Mavrinac, Health Affairs
This primary care physician has been frustrated with the one-on-one doctor visit model for years. But what if there's a better way for doctors and patients to give and receive care?…
A compound found in broccoli improves diabetic outcomes to an extent that rivals the go-to drug treatment, with fewer severe side effects.
By Emily Kopp, Kaiser Health News
The cost of insulin medications has steadily risen over the past decade by nearly 300 percent.
Empowering diabetes patients to feel like they can change their health is the goal of Project Dulce, an innovative program in San Diego that has been held up as a national model. It combines peer counseling, guidance from physicians and…
By Michael D. Regan
The Indian Health Service said an aggressive campaign to educate and treat diabetes, bolstered by $150 million in annual federal funding, played a large part in the reductions.
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