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Learn the basics about type 1 and type 2 diabetes and find out about diabetes-friendly foods. Get strategies and tips on diabetes and exercise and other tips for diabetes management and remedies.
Sweet! 15 Diabetic-Friendly Holiday Dessert Recipes
Indulge your sweet tooth this holiday season (without any guilt) with this collection of diabetes-friendly...
Diabetes and Exercise: 10 Science-Backed Reasons to Start Working Out
Changing your diet isn’t the only way to achieve a healthy lifestyle with diabetes....
6 Surprising Health Benefits to Eating Your Carrots
They aren't trendy, but the myriad health benefits of carrots—from lowering cholesterol to preventing...
How Paula Deen Lost 30 Pounds
The controversial type 2 diabetes diagnosis of The Food Network star (and 'Dancing With the Stars'...
6 Reasons a High-Fiber Diet Is Insanely Healthy for Diabetes
Dietary fiber enhances your ability to metabolize blood glucose in a number of surprising ways....
What Is Brown Fat? 8 Key Facts to Boost Your Metabolism
This special type of fat—found in small amounts—can burn calories at a very...
10 Uniquely Hunger-Fighting Foods to Lose Weight
What do chia seeds, pears, and chickpeas have in common? They’re all hydrophilic, or...
How to Tell When Normal Blood Sugar Isn’t
Your tests might say you're safe, but new research claims that even normal-range results could...
10 Great Low-Glycemic Snacks
Eating more of these foods and fewer high-glycemic foods reduces your risk of developing insulin...
5 Health Benefits of Beans—and 5 Surprising Risks
Beans are nutritional powerhouses packed with protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, potassium, and are low...
3 Ways to Attack Your Heart Risk
Cardiologist Joel K. Kahn, MD explains the smartest ways to approach heart disease prevention.
The 2-Day Diabetes Diet: What to Eat to Lose Weight
In the new Reader's Digest book, The 2-Day Diabetes Diet, dieting just two days a...
7 Healthy Slow-Cooker Recipes for Diabetics
A slow cooker's low heat and long cook times make lean (and affordable) cuts of...
5 Powerfully Healthy Pumpkin Recipes
This orange superstar isn’t just for jack-o’-lanterns: It’s full of beta-carotene, fiber,...
11 Healthy Casserole Recipes for Diabetics
Not just for diabetics: These lightened-up, healthy versions of these classic one-dish casserole recipes make...
Decadent Diabetic Desserts
No feast is complete without a sweet ending! These low-sugar tarts, cakes, and chocolate desserts...
7 Healthier Chocolate Diabetic Desserts
Dark chocolate can actually be good for your blood sugar and diabetes. Enjoy these healthy...
Which Diabetes Doctor Are You Forgetting to See?
Diabetes is a head-to-toe disease that requires full-body treatment. If you're not seeing these doctors...
Best and Worst Dietary Supplements for a Diabetic Diet
Are your favorite natural remedies for treating diabetes effective, or even safe? Read our guide...
From the Heart, Dawg: Diabetes Tips from American Idol Star Randy Jackson
I recently had the chance to chat with American Idol judge and bass player-extraordinaire Randy...
Tackle Diabetes! A Former NFL Star Shares Game Plan
Millions of Americans tune in every day to hear Mike Golic talk sports on his...
3 New Rules to Reverse Diabetes
Recent guidelines from the American Diabetes Association advise that some new patients try healthy eating...
News from the World of Medicine
We round up the latest medical advances and emerging breakthroughs in science and technology.
Quiz: Which Food Would Win In a Fiber Face-Off?
Dietary fiber promotes digestive health and keeps you fuller longer: Can you spot which food...
What’s Your Walking IQ?
Test your walking knowledge: Whether you're strolling for exercise or for weight loss, you'll learn...
Quiz: Do You Fall for Portion Distortion?
In a world of 44-ounce Big Gulps and restaurant entrees that can be triple a...
10 Healthy Fast Food Choices that Satisfy Any Cravings
Next time you're facing down a fast food craving, know which choice is better for your health.
9 Offensively Enormous Beverages
These ridiculously oversized sweet drinks provide as many as half a day’s calories and...
The 20-Minute Rule That Will Change Your Health
"Humans are born to stroll," writes Gretchen Reynolds in her new book, The First 20 Minutes....
Health Confession: Do You Inhale Your Lunch?
Yesterday, I managed to scarf down my lunch—a very delicious hummus and veggie sandwich...
13 Ways You Could Improve Your Workout
Exercise faster, smarter, and more comfortably with this round up of tips from the latest studies.
Quiz: Can You Spot the Sugar in Your Food?
Processed sugar hides in everyday food, threatening your weight, your blood sugar, and your heart....