Tag Archives: Diabetes

10 foods that may impact your risk of dying from heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes

Could just 10 foods substantially impact your risk of dying from a cardiometabolic disease (CMD) like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, or stroke? Maybe. A study published in JAMA provides some insight into the degree to which 10 specific foods and nutrients affect the risk of dying from CMD. The study found that in 2012,… Read More »

Why Are Young People Getting Type 2 Diabetes In Distressing Numbers?

Anthony Anderson’s character, Dre Johnson (L), is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the ABC hit … [+] show, black-ish. Tracie Ellis-Ross (R) plays his wife. (Eric McCandless via Getty Images) Walt Disney Television via Getty Images “If you keep eating cakes and cookies, you’ll get diabetes like me and your father.” Rolling my bored,… Read More »

FDA Approves Rybelsus (semaglutide), the First Oral GLP-1 Analog Treatment for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Rybelsus (semaglutide), the First Oral GLP-1 Analog Treatment for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Print this page PLAINSBORO, N.J., Sept. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rybelsus (semaglutide) tablets 7 mg or 14 mg for adults with type 2 diabetes that… Read More »

New study prompts questions about diabetes and obesity within Black churches

Diabetes and obesity rates could possibly have a correlation with church-going among African Americans a new study suggests. The findings of the Duke University study released last month in the Journal of Religion and Health highlight two main conclusions: Black Americans who are Baptist are more likely to have diabetes than those who are Catholic… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Doing this exercise could lower your risk of developing the disease

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood to become too high. Overtime, high blood sugar levels can pose grave health risks such as heart disease and strokes. Leading a healthy lifestyle goes a long way to warding off the threat of developing type 2 diabetes.… Read More »