Phife Dawg: A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘Five Foot Assassin’ Dies At 45

The unexpected passing of the rapper Phife Dawg has certainly caused shock and grief in the hip-hop community, and numerous well-respected hip-hop artists have come out to honor his memory. Rolling Stone magazine recently reported that Phife Dawg – Malik…

Diabetes: Tips For Managing Diabetes Around The Holidays

Dealing with diabetes can be hard any time of year, but especially around the holidays. Most people celebrate the holidays with feasts and special treats and regardless of how well you try, it can be hard to avoid overeating or…

Diabetes: Surprising New Research Revealed

Lack of exercise and obesity are high risk factors for people with type 2 diabetes. In order to help patients manage the disease, doctors recommend that they watch what they eat and do some form of physical activity every day.…

Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

It should come as no surprise that unhealthy foods such as those commonly served at fast-food restaurants are related to medical problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. A new study has gone even further, however, finding that…

Diabetes Awareness Month Kicks Off

Diabetes Awareness Month kicked off today as events across the nation were held to raise awareness of diabetes and the prevention of it. For example, one of the largest diabetes awareness walks in the nation was held today in Philidelphia.…

Diabetes in Adolescents Linked to Antipsychotics

As the prevalence of diabetes around the world rises, more researchers are turning their attention to the disease and its possible causes. Some medical researchers are focusing their efforts on juvenile diabetes, research that may help to curb rising diagnoses…

Mental Health Coaching Affects Depression And Diabetes

In a pilot study presented at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Meeting & Exhibition yesterday, researchers showed that mental health coaching has not only the capacity to reduce depressive symptoms in patients but to help lower the concentration…

Diabetes Diagnosed Using New Microchip Technology

Diabetes is quickly becoming more prevalent in many parts of the world, even among the young. Part of the problem can be traced to the expanding waistlines of people in western countries, but preventative health programs to battle obesity are…

Diabetes, Obesity Linked by Missing Protein

It’s been clear now for decades that obesity is somehow linked to the development of diabetes. As Americans have grown to staggering proportions, diabetes diagnoses have risen accordingly, even among teens. Exactly why this is the case isn’t fully understood,…

Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Receives FDA Approval

Could this be the end of daily insulin shots for some of the nearly 25.8 million people in the United States — 8.3 percent of the population — who suffer from diabetes? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday…