Diabetes on the rise among young people

The incidence of type 1 and type 2 diabetes is growing at an alarming rate among young people in the U.S.

Super Size Me

Americans may be behind in math, and science, and our economy is in the tank – but there is something we can claim to be ahead in. Obesity rates. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently issued a new report that showed an increase in obesity rates over the past year in 16 states, and none […]

Diabetes Forecast Isn’t Pretty

You may have seen the news about a report the Centers for Disease Control released last Friday on the rapidly growing trend in diabetes among Americans. They predict that by 2050 the number of people with the Type 2 form of this disease could be as high as 1 in 3. One-third of all Americans. That’s […]

Health Literacy Touches Us All

Lack of health literacy is a huge, often hidden problem in the U.S. but professionals and patients can work together to improve knowledge and outcomes.

The Sweet Quotient

Are you one of the 6 million Americans that have Type 2 diabetes and don’t know it? Or are you part of the 57 million that are at high risk? Check your sugar quotient.