"Less efficient" sleep might explain racial disparities in the risk for certain diseases, especially in women.
Frequent users of antibiotics were about 50 percent more likely to be diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes than those who had taken the drugs infrequently, researchers in Denmark found.
People "give up" coffee the way they do cigarettes and red meat, but numerous studies tell us that unlike those other vices, America's liquid breakfast of choice has many health benefits.
Though Humulin has been on the market for many years for a relatively cheap price, a single monthlong dose of the insulin variety manufactured by Eli Lilly costs $1,200 today -- more than five times the amount in 2007. Why? Because the company can charge that much, Eli Lilly's insulin marketing director said.
To prove a hilarious point about how over-the-top headlines on news websites tend to be, the "Last Week Tonight" host takes a bat to the "Trojan donkeys of diabetes."
Food insecurity is a term being used to describe the fact that, according to studies, many Americans can't afford to pay for the good food or...
The World Health Organisation Wednesday said the recommended amount of sugar consumed daily should be halved as it stepped up its battle against public health problems like obesity and tooth decay.
Scientists think they may have moved closer to a cure for the type of the disease that develops in childhood and typically leads to a lifetime of bothersome insulin injections.
Obesity has "more than doubled" and diabetes quadrupled in the U.S. since the government issued advice as to what a "healthy diet" contains. So why on earth are we still taking in the faulty science? And where did these deadly misconceptions come from?
Researchers at UC San Francisco aimed to show the correlation between lack of funding for food and the rise in incidences of hypoglycemia. What they found is that at the end of the month, as the budget gets tighter, the poor are more likely to be hospitalized due to the diabetes-related issue than are their wealthier counterparts.