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14th Annual World Diabetes Day is Monday

For this year's World Diabetes Day, which will be the 14th anniversary, the theme is “Eyes on Diabetes” and will focus on screening for type 2 diabetes and dealing with the complications that are suffered by millions worldwide who have diabetes.

The Big Lie: How the Sugar Industry Shifted the Danger Away from Itself

A team of University of California San Francisco scientists has discovered that for decades the sugar industry had great success at blaming fat as the sole heart-threatening substance

$500 Million Diabetes Venture inked Between Google Parent and Sanofi

With nearly 400 million cases of diabetes worldwide, type 2 accounts for more than 90 percent of the cases. Numbers are expected to substantially in the coming years.

Fitness Tracker Hidden in Your Glasses being Developed by Former Google Glass Partner

The high tech glasses, when viewed from the front, like ordinary glasses. Hidden in the left arm is an accelerometer, a gyroscope and a magnetometer to track step count, calories, distance travelled and activity.

Swimmer Overcomes Type 1 Diabetes to Compete in Rio Olympics

Type 1 diabetic Evita Leter is an Olympic swimmer who finished an impressive fifth in the heats of the women’s 100m breaststroke.

Oh My! Americans Weigh 15 Pounds More than 20 Years Ago

American men and women are tipping the scales at about about 15 lb. more than they did 20 years ago. Overweight.

Super Bowl Champ Kendall Simmons Shares Diabetes Story

Kendall Simmons, a former offensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive may have two Super Bowl trophies on his shelf at home from his hard earned efforts on the field, but he says one of his biggest challenges took place off the field --diabetes.

Lower Blood Sugar with Healthy Fats Says New Study

Start eating more nuts, seeds, fish and vegetable oils. Researchers say it could lower your blood sugar levels.

Coffee Chain Drinks Contain up to 25 Teaspoons of Sugar

Even drinks that are marketed as healthy choices contain a worrying amount of sugar said the report.

Chris Daughtry Joins Students to Launch Global Campaign UNTIL WE HEAL

Chris Daughtry and hundreds of Operation Smile student volunteers from around the world will come together at San Diego State University to launch the UNTIL WE HEAL campaign globally.