Diabetes and Prediabetes Rates in California: “A Storm is Coming”

A shocking new report by UCLA researchers shows more than half of adults in California have either Type 2 diabetes or prediabetes, far more than previous estimates.


FDA Issues Warning for 2 Diabetes Drugs Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warnings for diabetes medications containing saxagliptin and alogliptin, linked to increased heart failure risk.


Ancient Medicine: Black Seed Oil’s 21 Powerful Health Benefits

There are more than 20 black seed oil benefits to ignite numerous healing processes for your body. It fights cancer, diabetes, hypertension, liver disease, and much more.


Could This be the Key to Better Heart Health?

Neutralizing certain gut microbes with a substance found in food may lower risk of heart disease in some people.


Campbell to Remove BPA Chemical from Canned Foods by 2017

3 major companies announced they will remove BPA from their canned products following a report showing the number of food products containing the chemical.


Purple Bread is Being Hailed as the First Baked Superfood

A scientist in Singapore has created a purple, antioxidant-rich bread with the same smooth texture of white bread, but it is digested more slowly.


Popular Diabetes Drug Found to up B12 Deficiency, Anemia Risk

A popular Type 2 diabetes drug has been shown in a new study to increase the risk for anemia and vitamin B12 deficiency after years of use.


This American City Successfully Reduced Sodium in Chinese Take-out

The Get Healthy Philly initiative taught chefs how to use less sodium in Chinese dishes, thus reducing the disease risk for those who eat take-out food.


Study: 3-4 Cups of Coffee Per Day may cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Scientists have linked drinking 3-4 cups a coffee a day to a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes.


Leaked Emails Prove Coca-Cola Was Paying for Propaganda Promoting Sugary Drinks

Coca-Cola has been caught donating to ‘charities’ that published propaganda telling people that sugary drinks are not to blame for obesity and other diseases.


Google Files Patent for “Needle-Free” Glucose Testing Technology

Google has filed a patent for a needle-free blood draw system that would be built into smartwatches, or even smartphones.


Doing This During the Day may up Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

If you’re often sleepy during the day and frequently take a long afternoon snooze, you’re more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, reports researchers.


American Prescription Drug use more than Doubles

Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.


Obese Kids’ Health Improves After Just 9 Days Without Added Sugar

Reducing the amount of sugar that children consume for as little as 9 days is all it takes for youngsters’ health to start improving, a new study says.


The Power of Amla: Excellent for Treating Diabetes, Boosting Heart Health, & More

Some research shows that the fruit Indian Gooseberry, also known as Amla, helps to decrease blood glucose levels in diabetics and lower cholesterol.


Stress During Childhood Found to Increase the Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes

A childhood filled with psychological stress may put youngsters at greater risk of developing diabetes and heart disease later in life.


Toddler with Type 2 Diabetes Believed to be Youngest Patient Ever Diagnosed

A sad story has emerged out of Texas about a 3-year-old obese girl who is believed to be the youngest patient to ever be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.