Newborn Screenings

Newborn Screening and Routine Childhood Tests

Having a baby can be an exciting and overwhelming time in your life. Learn more about tests that are recommended and performed at birth and throughout childhood.

Metabolic Syndrome

Do I Have Metabolic Disease? (And What to Do About it)

When our metabolism is compromised, metabolic diseases and metabolic syndrome can develop and may result in serious health consequences.


GLP-1 Therapy

There has been a lot of news lately about a group of treatments for diabetes and obesity called glucagon-like peptide-1 agonists (GLP-1 therapy). These relatively new treatments are widely advertised, especially for their use as a weight loss medicine. But what are GLP-1s and how do the medications compare?

Nerve Pain

Nerve Pain: Causes and Treatment Options

Among the millions of U.S. adults who experience pain, it is estimated an astounding 30-40% experience nerve pain.

Chronic Pregnancy

Chronic Health Conditions and Pregnancy

If you have chronic health conditions, such as advanced age, high blood pressure, or diabetes, you may wonder if you can have a healthy pregnancy.

Snacky Bloodsugar

How To Optimize Blood Sugar

When it comes to balancing blood sugar, balancing your meals and snacks is the first step.

Diabetes 1 2

What’s the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?

Both type I and type II diabetes cause you to have abnormal blood sugar (aka blood glucose), but the two are separate diseases.

Carbs And Diabetes

Net Carbs and Diabetes, What You Need to Know

If you or someone you know has diabetes, there can be some confusion around how to eat carbohydrates, so they are beneficial and what "net carbs" are. Read on to learn more about net carbs and what you need to know with diabetes.

Sugar Effects

Sugar and Your Body: Not a Sweet Deal

The holidays are just around the corner, and, for many people, that means more desserts, candy, sweetened drinks, and party food. Studies show that sugar does more harm than good to the human body.

Diabetes Low Carb

Type II Diabetes and Low Carb Food Finds

Type II diabetes occurs when the body cannot make enough insulin to combat the sugar or carbohydrates consumed. Try these low-carb food finds to help manage blood sugar for people with type II diabetes.

PCOS (1)

How Do You Treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and Do Dietary Changes Work?

Between 4 to 10% of women of reproductive age have polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), making it one of the most common metabolic and reproductive disorders for women in this age group.


What’s the Hype About Turmeric?

Turmeric has been around for millennia, but it has recently gathered attention with its reported medicinal properties. Should you consider adding it to your healthy diet regimen?

Sneaky Sugar

7 Sneaky Sources of Added Sugar

You may have heard of simple and complex carbohydrates, but figuring out what sugars are in your food can be anything but simple.

Dm Foot Care

Proper Foot Care in Diabetes

Diabetes can lead to complications such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, lower-limb infection, injury, or even amputation. Lower-limb infection, injury, or amputation can be prevented by properly caring for your feet.


What to know about Semglee

Diabetes is a chronic health condition affecting more than 34 million people in the U.S. Semglee is a new once-daily injection to treat diabetes.


High or Low Blood Sugar: Recognizing the Signs and How to Manage

Having blood sugar that’s too high or low, a common issue for diabetic patients is a problem many are unfamiliar with. Learn to recognize the warning signs and understand what to do.

Ntl Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity: How to Keep Your Family Healthy This Fall

Obesity is a widespread health problem in the U.S., affecting many children as well as adults. Childhood obesity increases the risk of many health conditions and medical problems.

Dont Eat This

What to Eat (and Not Eat) If You’re Pre-Diabetic

Many people with prediabetes will be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within 10 years. Fortunately, diet and lifestyle changes can greatly reduce your chances of developing diabetes.

CGM Glucose

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems: Are They Right for You?

If you’re like most diabetic patients, you're likely testing your blood sugar more than once a day. Continuous glucose monitors (CGM) may help you get away from the tedious and slightly painful lancet sticks.

Diabetes Truth

Blood Sugar and Your Health: The Shocking Truth

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and managing your weight can help keep your blood glucose at a healthy level, helping prevent diabetes and its complications.


GLP-1 Agonists: A New Option for Weight Loss

Did you know that 42% of American adults are obese? Obesity, or weighing more than what is considered healthy for a given height, is one of today’s most common health issues. Learn more about medications that can help.

Chronic Kidney Disease

Preventing Kidney Disease in Diabetic Patients

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), diabetes ranks in the top 10 causes of death worldwide, with an estimated 1.5 million deaths.

Blue Zones

The Power 9: Healthy Habits from Blue Zone Inhabitants

If you’re looking for the secret to a longer, healthier life, you may not have to look any farther than Blue Zones.

Diabetic Eye

What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?

Diabetic eye disease is a collection of eye problems that occur as a complication of diabetes. Diabetic eye disease is a result of damaged blood vessels in the eyes.

Lower Diabetes Risk 2

4 Ways to Lower Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Regardless of your age or the severity of any risk factors, it's never too late to make healthy changes that can improve your blood sugar levels.


Understanding Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects up to 12% of women in their childbearing years. It is one of the most common causes of infertility in women.


How to Prevent and Reverse Insulin Resistance

Diabetes is linked to serious health complications, including kidney disease, nerve damage, impaired wound healing, skin conditions, and eye damage. Some long-term complications of diabetes can be life-threatening.


How to Store Insulin

Insulin can lose its effectiveness if not stored correctly. Here are some insulin storage tips to keep in mind.


FDA Approves Trijardy XR for Type 2 Diabetes

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Trijardy XR in January 2020 for lowering blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. This new medication combines the effects of three antidiabetic drugs to simplify your treatment plan and help you achieve your target blood sugar level.


Diabetes, Insulin, and the Rising Cost of Therapy

According to a study from the CDC, the percent of patients taking both insulin and an oral medication increased between 1997 and 2011.


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