Debunked: Diabetes and Insect Bites

Urban legend has long dictated that people with diabetes are more susceptible to bug bites due to the sweetness of their blood. This conclusion...

Does Altitude Affect Diabetes?

Traveling itself is an involved process. Between scheduling transportation, figuring out room and board, and choosing activities, organizing a trip is hard work. The...
exercise and insulin sensitivity

Can Strength Training Help Improve Insulin Sensitivity?

One of the first things your doctor will suggest after you’ve been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes is to change your lifestyle. And, a...
alcohol and diabetes risk

Can Drinking Alcohol Help Reduce Your Diabetes Risk?

We often hear that drinking a glass of wine during lunch has many health benefits. Recent research shows that reducing diabetes risk may be...
non-invasive glucose test

This New Blood Sugar Test Is Both Low-Cost and Needle-Free

Closely monitoring your blood sugar levels is one of the most important things you need to do when living with diabetes. However, repeatedly piercing...
sleep deprivation and insulin resistance

Is There a Link Between Sleep Deprivation and Insulin Resistance?

Building up an insulin resistance puts you at risk of diabetes. However, there are ways you can keep your body from becoming resistant to...

Air Pollution Can Increase Your Risk of Developing Diabetes

We all know that car exhaust, and other pollution is bad for your heart and lungs. But, did you know that pollution may also...

Are ADHD and Diabetes Related?

Is there yet another piece in the puzzle of Type 2 diabetes? ADHD is no longer a fringe diagnosis; instead, it is fairly common, affecting...
link between diabetes and pancreas

How Does Diabetes Affect the Pancreas?

You probably know that the pancreas is responsible for insulin production. But, having diabetes can exacerbate pancreatic function. Here is the link between diabetes...

Diabetes & Drugs – Warning for Metformin Users

As one of the most effective and safe pharmaceutical therapy for diabetes, metformin clumb his way up to being the first-line therapy drug for...