diabetes

Intermittent fasting to prevent diabetes-related blindness?

Most of us have heard of the metabolic disease called diabetes. It pops up as a…


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Why a Slumber Party is the Best Way to Party this Year

It’s a new year and we are all set to leave behind our old habits and turn over…


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This Body's On Fire: Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and More

If you’ve ever Googled intermittent fasting, you probably know that it is an…


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New Connections between Cancer and Insulin Resistance

In a recent study published in Cancer Cell, researchers in Colorado found that…


Haunted by Sugar? How to Beat Insulin Resistance

The Halloween sugar high can be scary. Sometimes we find ourselves eating as…


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A Guide to Healthy Eating During and After a Hurricane

It’s official – it’s September and we are in the height of…


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Health: I Can See It In Your Eyes

Hi, my name is Lisa Nivison-Smith, and I am a researcher at the University of…