Vision loss likely related to diabetes in the United States increased by 20 percent over less than a decade, according to a U.S. study -- a matter of concern as diabetes rates continue to rise, and hit younger and younger people.
Diabetes has already been tied to an increased risk of kidney and cardiovascular troubles, nerve damage and vision loss, and now a Japanese study finds diabetics to be more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have hearing impairment.
Teenagers with type 1 diabetes can develop "diabulimia," a dangerous and little-known eating disorder in which they cut insulin use to lose weight.
Supplements containing a compound found in curry spice may help prevent diabetes in people at high risk, according to a Thai study.
A sperm whale that was rescued and returned to sea after being stranded for four days in shallow waters off the coast of West Java in Indonesia has died, a rescuer said Monday.
New research sends a stark warning to overweight teens: If you develop diabetes, you'll have a very tough time keeping it under control.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables may have a slightly lower risk of type 2 diabetes than people who don't, and getting a wide variety of those healthy foods may be key to avoiding the disease, according to a UK study.
Some studies have suggested that diet soda lovers could face higher risks of diabetes and heart disease, but one recent U.S. study of several diet drink consumers found that overall eating habits may be what matters most in the end.
Health researchers said on Thursday they had found a troubling link between higher consumption of rice and Type 2 diabetes, a disease that in some countries is becoming an epidemic.
Eating a portion of processed red meat daily can boost a person's risk of dying young by up to 20 percent, said a long-running U.S. study of more than 120,000 people released on Monday.