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Diabetes

Nutrition; Prevention

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.

Discovery

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.

Prevention

New anti-obesity drugs are closing 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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

How women can manage gestational diabetes with a healthy diet

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

Heart

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.

Heart

Protecting teens and young adults from Type 2 diabetes

Texas exceeds the national average for diabetes rates in adults. What’s scary, though, is that it’s snowballing down to our kids. Dr. McGuire explains.