15 Warning Signs of Diabetes

Whether you have high or low level of blood sugar, it’s tougher than sounds. You might be surprised, but it’s more than not eating certain foods. Diabetes is one of the most common and also dangerous diseases. Check which silent symptoms...

15 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking Wine

Tough day at the office or finally alone after spending the whole day running around the kids? You’re not the only one who prefers to reach for a glass of wine at the and of the day. And that is completely okay as long as you drink with...

Type 2 Diabetes Overview

What Is It? When you have this disease, your body does a poor job turning the carbohydrates in food into energy. This causes sugar to build up in your blood. Over time it raises your risk for heart disease, blindness, nerve and organ...

What Your Feet Say About Your Health

Cold Feet, Many Culprits If your toes are always cold, one reason could be poor blood flow -- a circulatory problem sometimes linked to smoking, high blood pressure, or heart disease. The nerve damage of uncontrolled diabetes can also make...

20 Reasons for Blood Sugar Swings

Upswing: Caffeine Your blood sugar can rise after you have coffee -- even black coffee with no calories -- thanks to the caffeine. The same goes for black tea, green tea, and energy drinks. Each person with diabetes reacts to foods and...

Type 2 Diabetes: What to Order When You Dine Out

Make the Right Menu Choices Whether it’s dinner in a restaurant or lunch from the drive-thru, you can enjoy eating out with type 2 diabetes. The key is to choose nutritious dishes. That’s not always easy, because many meals made outside...

Best Diets When You Have Diabetes

Check All the Boxes The right diet will help you control your blood sugar, get a handle on your weight, and feel better. Several well-known and popular eating plans may give you the road map to do just that. You'll want to choose something...

Heart-Healthy Goals if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes and Your Heart The high blood sugar that goes along with your diabetes isn't a friend to your heart. The longer you live with it, the more likely you are to get heart disease. But there's plenty you can do to keep your...