Diabetes

Free Diabetes Prevention Program

More than 1 in 10 Georgia adults has diabetes, or more than a million people.  Several hundred thousand more Georgians have pre-diabetes, a condition that…

FAA To Allow Pilots With Diabetes To Fly Planes

(CNN) - The Federal Aviation Administration is set to clear pilots with insulin-treated diabetes to fly commercial airliners. That's according to a U.S. Department of Transportation official, who said the new protocol could be announced as early as next…

Study:A Plant-Based Diet Might Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

(CNN) - If you're at risk for diabetes, listen up. You might want to think about starting a plant-based diet. That means chowing down on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and nuts. And eating that way could help lower…

Dr. Strozier Talks Gestational Diabetes

Pregnant women tend to crave those things that we typically do not need. Dr. Curtrina Strozier gives tips on how to combat Gestational Diabetes.    

Smoking and Diabetes

In Your Health Minute, A new Harvard study suggests quitting smoking is worth it for people with diabetes even if they gain some weight. Researchers tracked the…

Study: Not Exercising Worse than Smoking, Diabetes

(CNN) - If you don't have the motivation to hit the gym, this might be the push you need. A new study finds that not exercising can be worse for you than smoking or having heart disease. Researchers at…

Study: Women Who Work Long Hours Ups Risk of Diabetes

(CNN) - A new study has found that working long hours could increase a woman's risk of developing diabetes. Researchers found women working 45 hours or more per week had a 63%greater risk compared to those women working between…

Study:Apple Watch can Detect Diabetes with 85% Accuracy

(CNN) - Wearable technology is changing how diseases are detected. Mobile health app 'Cardiogram' and the University of California San Francisco conducted a study finding the Apple watch can detect diabetes with 85% accuracy. MacWorld reports they used about 14,000…

American Teens are Sleep Deprived

    In Your Health News, a separate study reveals most teens are not getting enough sleep. New data from the CDC shows nearly 58 percent of middle schoolers…

Stress Shortens the Lives of Poor People

  In Your Health Minute, minorities and poor Americans may face higher risks for stress related illnesses. A new study found people with lower incomes reported…