Anti-obesity medications are becoming the go-to treatment for weight loss. But drugs alone may not provide the same benefits as lifestyle choices like exercise and a healthy diet.
Any benefit of eating ice cream can likely be explained by other factors – such as eating a healthy diet or exercising.
You’ve probably heard of the drug semaglutide or Ozempic, the diabetes medication being used for weight loss. So what are the risks and benefits? And who should have access to it?
The risk of developing eye complications is high in young people with Type 2 diabetes, which is increasingly affecting children and adolescents, especially those who are more sedentary.
In Canada, 14.4 per cent of South Asians have Type 2 diabetes, the highest prevalence of any other ethnic group in the country. Why is this population so disproportionately affected by diabetes?
Improving diabetes care in South Africa requires strong will and support from health authorities, introduction of clinical information systems, the use of technology and digital solutions.
Here’s why it’s so important to look after your oral health.
As diabetes progresses, insulin injections become the only treatment option. But the transition from oral medication to injectable insulin is often a bumpy one.
A number of recent studies indicate people who have had COVID are more likely to be diagnosed with diabetes.
Everything from where your coffee is grown right down to how it’s brewed can affect what health benefits it might have.
With such a sharp increase in global prevalence, it’s clear that diabetes is spiralling out of control. It can no longer be ignored.
Just over 10% of the world’s adults now live with diabetes and the COVID pandemic saw many people sitting down for longer periods – but small daily changes can improve health.
“Fat cakes” are incredibly popular in cities and townships across sub-Saharan Africa. But they are also unhealthy because of their high carbohydrate content.
Mexican Americans who have more formal education than their parents are much less likely to have Type 2 diabetes, new research finds.
Ageing and other health conditions can both complicate matters when it comes to managing this condition.
Low-carbohydrate diets worked as well as meal-replacement diets in achieving remission.
Even just a few minutes of walking every hour can help better manage blood sugar levels.
Almost a quarter of a million New Zealanders have type 2 diabetes. If nothing is done to change the current trajectory, the number will increase by 70-90% within 20 years, warns a new report.
Latest meta-analysis shows weight loss is the most important factor in achieving remission.
‘One-size-fits-all’ weight loss advice could be inadvertently harmful to some patients.