The Mediterranean (MED) diet — rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds — is a recommended way to reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and other adverse health outcomes.
Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they're cracked up to be as new research from the University of South Australia (UniSA) shows that excess egg consumption can increase your risk of diabetes.
Patients with type 2 diabetes often take metformin as first-line therapy to help stabilize their blood glucose. Eventually, some patients no longer respond to metformin and require additional treatment.
Type 2 diabetes affects a person's whole body with a variety of warning signs indicating blood sugar levels are dangerously high. According to Chinese medicine, the tongue holds many clues to one's health and if noticing your tongue looking this way, it could be an early warning sign.
A simple blood test that does not require overnight fasting has been found to be an accurate screening tool for identifying youth at risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease risk later in life, according to a study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
A team of pediatric specialists, including an expert from the University of Adelaide, has produced new guidelines regarding assessment and management of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Australian and New Zealand children and adolescents.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body is unable to naturally balance blood sugar levels. Instead, high blood sugar levels can cause serious damage to the body. To help combat this ill effect, try one supplement known to help diabetics.