Diabetes

Diabetes Awareness Month

According to the CDC, in the last 20 years, the number of adults diagnosed with Diabetes has more than doubled. 34.2 million adults suffer with Diabetes. It is the 7th leading cause of…

Study: Coffee Before Breakfast Could Lead To Diabetes

(CNN) - Drinking coffee before breakfast after a bad night's sleep could be bad for your health; that's according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Bath in the U.K. studied the combined impacts of broken sleep…

Study: Cinnamon May Help People With Diabetes

(CNN) - A new study suggests a particular spice could help pre-diabetic people. Researchers say they found that cinnamon may improve blood sugar and may slow the progression from pre-diabetes to type two diabetes. The 12-week research looked at…

Study: Taxing Soda Could Save Millions From Diabetes

(CNN) - Taxes on sugary drinks can lead to major health gains and reductions in health care costs, according to a new study. The journal Circulation article indicates there are real health and economic benefits of taxes on sodas…

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…