Tag: prediabetes


What doctors wish patients knew about healthy eating

August 16, 2021

Via: Healthcare Dive

What you eat plays a leading role in your health and well-being. When someone eats healthy, it helps to protect against many chronic diseases such as heart disease, prediabetes, type 2 diabetes and obesity. But with so many fad diets […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Survey highlights the need to better educate people on risk factors of type 2 diabetes

November 15, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Merck, a leading science and technology company, today released the results of research that has shown a lack of knowledge about the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes internationally. More than half (56%) of the respondents are not aware […]

Innovation, Research

Survey: Many doctors are unprepared to help their patients prevent diabetes

September 11, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Which of these is not a risk factor for prediabetes? A) Overweight B) Age 45 or older C) Being white D) Exercise less than three times per week The correct response is C — the actual risk factor being African […]

Innovation, Research

A small chemical change reverses prediabetes in obese mice

July 5, 2019

Via: The Medical News

A small chemical change -; shifting the position of two hydrogen atoms -; makes the difference between mice that are healthy and mice with insulin resistance and fatty liver, major risk factors for diabetes and heart disease. Making the change […]


Emerging field of diabetology could address growing crisis in health care

August 21, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The emerging field of diabetology–a sub-specialty of endocrinology focused on the treatment of people with diabetes–is intended to address an emerging crisis in health care: Nearly one-third of Americans has a type 2 diabetes diagnosis or has prediabetes. Compounding this […]

Innovation, Research

‘Normal’ blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

July 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Diabetes affects over 30 million people in the United States, which is almost 10 percent of the population. An additional 84 million people have prediabetes. Abnormal blood sugar levels are a hallmark of this metabolic disease. To measure these levels, […]

Innovation, Research

Prediabetes linked to substantial risk for cardiovascular and chronic kidney diseases

March 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found that high proportions of patients with prediabetes are at substantial risk for cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease. Their findings are […]


Research with dolphins provides hope for prevention of diabetes in humans

July 23, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

For decades, the public has been told to avoid foods high in saturated fats and cholesterol. A new study led by the National Marine Mammal Foundation (NMMF) and published in PLOS ONE today discovered a saturated fat, called heptadecanoic acid, […]