New intervention could help patients lose weight in their sleep

New intervention could help patients lose weight in their sleep

Researchers at the University of Portsmouth in the UK are looking to recruit volunteers for a trial that will test hypoxia – a state where the body does not receive sufficient amounts of oxygen – as an intervention for Type 2 diabetes press release from the university announced. Often seen in ages above 45, Type … Read more

5 Best Sugar Substitutes for Baking, According to a Baker With Diabetes

5 Best Sugar Substitutes for Baking, According to a Baker With Diabetes

As a person with diabetes, a massive sweet tooth, and a set of anti-diet values, sugar and sugar substitutes are something I’ve wrestled with quite a bit. Sugar restriction crashed into my orbit when I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age seven. During my hospital stay, I learned that sugary foods were now … Read more

Metformin Linked to Birth Defects in Male Children: Study

Metformin Linked to Birth Defects in Male Children: Study

Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) A new study suggests that metformin, a widely used diabetes drug, could be dangerous for men to use if they’re planning to have children. The research found a higher risk of genital birth defects in boys whose fathers had likely been taking metformin in the three months prior to conception. … Read more