Diabetes and Healthy Aging
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, has been called America's "next epidemic" by scientists at Johns Hopkins University. Find out why diabetic or obese people may have livers that resemble those of alcoholics - with similar risks of cirrhosis, liver failure, and death.
What is Calorie Restriction for Longevity?
Calorie restriction has been proven to enhance longevity in a variety of species and to improve markers of certain diseases like diabetes. Find out how much cutting back has been shown to be effective in research trials.
Laughter as Medicine - Tell a Healing Joke or Story
Tell a funny story, make some laugh and bring the healing power of laughter to others. If laughter is medicine, then be a doctor today with your funny story or joke.
Laughter Medicine for Diabetes Management
Could laughter medicine be part of staying healthy with diabetes? Could laughter work to protect your heart and prevent inflammation? Is laughter really medicine? There is a history of research and beliefs around the value of laughter in medicine, including this study on laughter, diabetes, inflammation and the risk of heart problems.
Can Low-Carb Reverse Diabetes?
Diabetes is a disease in which the body cannot regulate blood sugar. There is new thinking the some forms of diabetes can be controlled through a low-carb diet.
Bitter Melon for Diabetes Management
Bitter melon has been shown to help rats process insulin more effectively. It could be, in the near future, that extracts from the bitter melon will help with the management of diabetes.
Diabetics - Does the Shoe Fit?
Diabetics often develop problems in their feet that, if untreated, can lead to complications and even amputation. Turns out that a large number of these problems can be prevented if diabetics would just wear the right sized shoes.
What is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease?
Diabetes and obesity are major risk factors for Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, a condition that's been dubbed the "next epidemic" by researchers and epidemiologists in industrialized countries. Find out how serious NAFLD is, for your liver, and your longevity.
Manage Diabetes with Tai Chi
Tai chi may help manage diabetes. People with diabetes who took part in Tai Chi classes showed improvement over a 3-month period. Find out how Tai Chi could help improve diabetes control.