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Immunotherapy succeeds in thwarting Type-1 diabetes in study

A form of immunotherapy gaining ground in treating food allergies headed off development of full-blown diabetes

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Before You Spend $26,000 on Weight-Loss Surgery, Do This

Why don’t the medical guidelines reflect the evidence, and suggest a low-carb diet?

Health & Fitness | Health News

New study shows prediabetes is often ignored by primary care physicians

According to a study published three days ago in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, less than 25% of patients who met the criteria for prediabetes received lifestyle recommendations from their primary care physicians. This is a huge mis

Health & Fitness | Health and Nutrition

Some Typical Questions and Misconceptions on Fats and Oils - Weston A Price

Print - PDF - EmailThis column is dedicated to answering some of the questions on fats and oils that we receive. They are indicative of the many unfortunate misconceptions found in the popular literature, which lead to much confusion for the consumer. Que

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Is Sushi Healthier Than Ice Cream? Not Necessarily, Diabetes Researchers Say

Researchers at the Weizmann Institute show that blood sugar levels in response to foods are highly individual.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Peering into the World of Pears

Apples tend to come to mind first when we think of fall fruit, thanks to orchards offering “pick your own” days, and hot apple cider, spiced cider donuts and other warm apple treats gracing restaurant menus and curbside food trucks. But apples aren’

Food & Drink | Recipes and Food Related

The Lowdown on Glycemic Load

Glycemic load is a measurement of how many carbohydrates a food has and how it affects blood sugar. The lower the glycemic load, the better for your diet.

Health & Fitness | Health News

New study finds high prevalence of pre-diabetes and diabetes in the U.S.

According to a new study published in JAMA just three days ago, the increasing prevalence of diabetes may be leveling off. That being said, in 2011 through 2012, the estimated prevalence of diabetes among U.S. adults was 14% and the prevalence of pre-diab

Health & Fitness | Health News

You Don't Need To Go Low-Carb To Burn Body Fat, Study Says

Popular advice suggests a low-carb diet is necessary to trigger the body to shed fat. But a small, rigorous study finds low-fat diets also spark body-fat loss. The key: Choose a diet you'll stick to.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Researchers Discover Flower That Can Treat Diabetes

Israeli researchers are working to isolate an active ingredient found in the shrub sharp varthemia, which has been shown to lower blood sugar levels.

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

Gestational Diabetes May Impact Child's Autism Risk - MPR

In a study published in JAMA, intrauterine exposure to gestational diabetes by 26 weeks was linked to a risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Earlier

News | In the News

Artificial Sweeteners May Disrupt Body's Blood Sugar Controls - NYTimes.com

New research in mice suggests artificial sweeteners may disrupt the ability to regulate blood sugar, causing changes in metabolism that can be a precursor to diabetes.