Home Tags Diabetes

Tag: Diabetes

Singapore is the first country to ban advertisements for high-sugar drinks – here’s what will happen

Drinks with medium-to-high sugar content will have to carry compulsory "unhealthy" labels.
Nick Jonas has been open about his experience with type 1 diabetes.

Nick Jonas says that opening up to his fans about his diabetes ‘helps me actually feel like I’m not alone’

The singer, who's promoting his partnership with Cigna, told Insider living with the health condition is challenging but he's found ways to manage it.
The list prices of some insulins have tripled over the past decade, and some people with diabetes are paying the ultimate price.

One chart reveals how the cost of insulin has skyrocketed in the US, even though nothing about it has changed

The price of insulin has tripled in the past 10 years, and people with diabetes across the US are struggling to afford the drug that keeps them alive.

Artificial sweeteners in diet soda may lead to weight gain and other health problems the same way regular sugar does

Too much sugar's toxic for the body, but new research suggests artificial sweeteners like aspartame may be just as bad as the real thing.
Mediterranean food can be anti-inflammatory too.

Skipping a few meals with intermittent fasting may help people avoid cancer, diabetes, and heart disease

Skipping a meal a day may be a key to living longer and healthier. Scientists are discovering how it puts inflammatory cells to sleep, in a good way.

Insulin is getting so expensive that people with diabetes are switching to older versions of the drug. It’s having deadly consequences.

An endocrinologist told INSIDER that the key to safely switching from analogue to human insulin is speaking with a doctor.

A groom-to-be with diabetes died after switching to $25 over-the-counter insulin to cut costs. His prescribed insulin cost nearly $1,200.

Josh Wilkerson, who earned $16.50 an hour working as a dog kennel supervisor, had recently aged out of his stepfather’s private health insurance plan.

7 signs you have high blood sugar even if you don’t have diabetes

High blood sugar doesn't only affect people with diabetes. Infections, inactivity, stress, and other issues can also lead to the condition.

Almost 3 in 5 Singaporeans would support a total ban on high-sugar drinks: Survey

How far would you be willing to go to protect your health? Many Singaporeans don't mind a sugar ban.
The traditional Ramadan fast is similar to types of intermittent fasting. Both may have health benefits.

There’s more evidence that fasting may make you healthier, and it comes from studying Ramadan observers

The study included 14 people who fasted from dawn to sunset for Ramadan. Previous research has shown intermittent fasting may help with weight loss.