Diabetes is a big issue in the United States, affecting more than 30 million Americans or close to 10 percent of the population—including 2.8 million Texans—according to the American Diabetes Association (ADA). While most diabetics
Type 2 diabetes affects more than 30 million Americans, while prediabetes affects over 84 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Those current numbers account for roughly a third of
About 115 million Americans either have diabetes or are pre-diabetic. Diabetes is a disease that occurs when there is too much glucose or sugar in the blood, and it is highly preventable. Diet is a
If you are one of the millions of people nationwide who have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, you are probably already bracing yourself for the upcoming holiday season. And for good reason. Beginning with
It’s a common saying that you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your family. To take things one step further, you definitely can’t do much about the family medical history you inherit from
Whether you kick back with a glass every day as a way to relax or only imbibe on special occasions, wine has been linked to better heart health and longevity, which is something we can
Skipping diabetes education classes could be hazardous to your health. Patients with a new diabetes diagnosis are often referred to education classes to ease the transition into their new lifestyle. However many do not attend.