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Stress Eating Leads to Weight Gain for Kids
Jul 11, 2014 | 
For kids facing stress at home or school, comfort food may lead to unexpected and unwelcome side effects. According to a study from Belgian researchers, that extra eating can lead to increased body fat -- and increased obesity risk.
Device Uses Nerve Stimulation to Ease Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Pain
Jul 10, 2014 | 
About half of all those with diabetes suffer from diabetic peripheral neuropathy, a type of nerve damage that causes tingling, numbness and sometimes excruciating pain that can lead to serious problems.
Life With Type 2: Lab Rat
Jul 9, 2014 | 
Since my diagnosis as a type 2 in 2003, I've participated in three Phase 3 drug studies. I am fortunate to live two miles away from one of the San Francisco Bay Area's premier endocrinologists, Dr. Richard Bernstein (who has the same name as the famous low-carb advocate based on Long Island, New York). Over the years, Dr. Bernstein has established his office as a go-to testing facility for drugs in late-stage development.
Innovative Program: Offers People with Diabetes the Power to Improve Their Own Health
Jul 8, 2014 | 
For most people with type 2 diabetes, successful outcomes of the disease usually rely more on living a healthy lifestyle, rather than a medicine chest of prescription drugs. Because it is such a self-managed disease, several high-profile groups are collaborating to create a new kind of the support group to help people stay on track and better manage their diabetes.
A Message From Dr. Polonsky
Jul 7, 2014 | 
After reading new comments on an article we posted many years ago- http://diabeteshealth.com/read/2014/05/30/212/suicide-rate-in-men-with-type-1/?isComment=1#comments.  I felt compelled to write something-http://diabeteshealth.com/read/2014/06/06/8271/taken-hostage-by-your-thoughts/?isComment=1 - comments and reach out to an inspiring behavioral Doctor who has spent decades helping patients cope with the emotional aspect of diabetes. 
Diabetes Health: Endocrine Crossword Puzzle Solution for #10
Jul 7, 2014 | 
If you would like to sign up to receive a weekly puzzle, please email puzzle@diabeteshealth.com. In the subject area write "add me to your weekly word puzzle list." If you would like us to create a puzzle for you and our players, send your 8 words to puzzle@diabeteshealth.com and we will post your challenge online. In the subject area write, "create my special puzzle". We can all have fun posting and solving your crossword puzzle.
Diabetes Health: Endocrine Theme for Crossword Puzzle #10
Jul 6, 2014 | 
Test your knowledge to see how well you understand the Endocrine Glands.
Southern States Have Highest Obesity Rate
Jul 5, 2014 | 
A recent report from the US Centers for Disease Control says that 12 states now have adult obesity rates of 30 percent or higher. Seven of those states are in the South. The CDC data are from the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2010 phone survey of 400,000 US adults. Obesity is defined as a body mass index of 30 or more.
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