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5 tips for a healthy Ramadan fast

Fasting is central to observing Ramadan, and partnering with a primary care doctor can help you plan for a healthier celebration, particularly if you have chronic conditions.

6 tips for healthy, happy eating during the holidays

Holiday parties don't have to come with an extra helping for food guilt. Nutrition experts at UT Southwestern offer practical tips to enjoy holiday favorites in a healthy way.

Traveling with diabetes: Tips for packing, snacking, monitoring, and more

Having diabetes presents challenges to traveling, but it shouldn’t stop patients from exploring the world. Get tips for packing, snacking, and testing on vacation.

Anti-obesity drugs are closing the gap between dieting and bariatric surgery

“Eat less, move more” is not a long-term weight management solution. But anti-obesity medications like GLP-1 agonists can change a patient’s relationship with food so they can focus on creating healthy, sustainable habits.

How diabetes reached epidemic proportions, and what we can do about it

About 96M U.S. patients have prediabetes. Ericka Walker Williams, M.D., discusses how our new spin on community education empowers people to improve their health.

Beyond weight loss: GLP-1 RAs reduce heart attack, stroke risk for Type 2 diabetes patients

Drugs like Ozempic, Wegovy, and Mounjaro are making headlines for their weight-loss prowess, but these GLP-1 RAs also reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and cardiovascular events in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Metabolic reset: Benefits of bariatric surgery beyond weight loss

Bariatric surgery is one of the safest and most effective tools for weight loss. It significantly reduces the risks of chronic health conditions such as Type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

Enjoy a heart-healthy Diwali with these tips and tasty recipes

South Asian Americans are at increased risk of heart disease. This Diwali, try these recipes that benefit heart health without sacrificing sweet, savory flavor.

Forest bathing: The health benefits of spending time with nature

Forest bathing has been shown to have significant health benefits. Learn how to make this low impact activity a part of your healthy lifestyle.

How to manage and reduce the risk of gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that develops only during pregnancy, can, without proper management, lead to risks for moms and their babies. Discover how eating a healthy diet typically leads to normal, healthy deliveries.

4 tips to cut down on kids’ summertime sugar binge

In the U.S., kids eat three times more added sugar than they should each day, affecting mood, heart health, and sleep. Get four tips to eat less sugar this summer and improve lifelong health.

Lifestyle Medicine: How it could save your life

Behavior changes could prevent several chronic conditions. Bethany Agusala, M.D., discusses the link between lifestyle and disease.

Once-weekly insulin shot could simplify the future of diabetes treatment

Ildiko Lingvay, M.D., M.P.H., M.S.C.S., discusses research on a weekly insulin injection currently in development for both Type 2 and Type 1 diabetes.

Can breastfeeding help prevent diabetes?

A new clinical trial will examine whether breastfeeding can help women reduce their risk for developing diabetes. Learn more and see how you or a loved one can participate.

Diabetes dilemma: The connection between diabetes and heart disease

Diabetes affects more than just blood sugar — it also endangers the heart. Dr. Hill shares how to reduce the risk by controlling diabetes.