April is National Minority Health Month, and while we know the dismal statistics regarding diabetes, heart disease, cancer and other common illnesses that affect Black women, one thing we often fail to consider is the dramatic impact work can have on one’s health.
According to a recent study, women need more
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of the disease, and it’s the one that can sneak up on you without causing symptoms that really get your attention. It’s called “the silent killer” for a reason. It’s quite likely that millions are people are living their lives without knowing
We all have little aches and pains that come and go. Perhaps even a little dizziness when standing up to fast, or maybe a little heartburn after that spicy meal. Most of the time we’re pretty good at figuring out whether something we’re feeling is serious or can be ignored.
Diabetes sufferers may soon be able to inhale life-saving drugs rather than having to give themselves several daily injections, according to published research.
An American study of a new inhaler device for insulin found that it worked as well as the traditional method of injections.
The findings could offer hope to diabetes
From the news of women using dried cow dung in Kwazulu Natal for menstrual periods to South Africa topping the charts on the obese scale, most South Africans are perplexed in a country which boasts of the best economy in Africa and perhaps the most efficient health system in sub
Type 2 diabetes is a condition that occurs when a person’s body either stops producing adequate amounts of insulin, or the body does not consume insulin properly. Stress, poor dietary habits and a sedentary lifestyle are common causes of this incurable, but easily preventable condition - yet the number of
You’ve heard that diet coke isn’t all that great for you, but have you been confused as to exactly why? Well, scientists now believe bacteria has something to do with it.
Consuming high amounts of fructose (a type of sugar), artificial sweeteners, and sugar alcohols (another type of low-calorie sweetener) cause your
While The Voice fans can see Usher all smiles and upbeat on the show each week, the singer says that he’s been having a tough time recently, and a big reason for that is because one of his sons was diagnosed with diabetes. When speaking with NBC’s Today, according to the San Francisco
Google is not only a search engine, it is also making health innovations. The Google[X] lab has created something called a smart contact lens which will help track blood glucose levels for diabetics. Instead of having to prick a finger for diagnosis, the info can be read off the lens. The
After the previous article on weightloss here. I decided to share with you quick and easy ways to know if you are making progress in the weight loss department. One way to know is by estimating the percentage of fat on your body by using the pinch test. This is done