Doctors use various tests to detect type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes. Here, learn about these tests, including how to prepare for them, what they evaluate, and what the results show.
The glycemic index (GI) scores foods according to how quickly they raise blood sugar. This scoring system can help people with conditions such as diabetes make positive dietary choices. Learn more about GI, including about low and high GI foods, in this article.
After studying more than 50,000 people with diabetes and depression, scientists found that those who took antidepressants had a lower risk of death.
A person can manage their diabetes by making healthful changes to their diet, exercising frequently, and regularly taking the necessary medications. Here, learn about these self-management strategies and more.
A recent study using human fat cells and a mouse model identifies a protein within fat cells that might help treat diabetes and perhaps prevent it.
Strength training helps improve markers of metabolic health, such as insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels, in mice with diabetes.
New research in mice shows how metformin, a common drug used to treat diabetes and prediabetes, can also help reduce symptoms associated with anxiety.
Insulin therapy, a treatment for diabetes, can cause weight gain. This article looks at the link between diabetes, insulin, and gaining weight. It also describes how to manage or prevent this potential effect.
According to a recent study in mice, stimulating the pancreas with ultrasound might one day provide a noninvasive way of treating type 2 diabetes.
A low-carb diet is one strategy to help manage diabetes symptoms and reduce the risk of complications. In this article, learn why a low-carb diet helps, what to eat, and what to avoid.