Coronavirus looks like it is here to stay for a while as the number of cases continues to climb, and the number of locations affected is widening. Authorities are getting ready for the long haul as schools, gyms, bars, and more businesses are closing for weeks or more, and the Centers for Disease Control and […]
People living with diabetes are in one of the high-risk groups for being impacted by coronavirus, as health officials have warned about risks for people with “underlying health conditions.” Those with diabetes should be informed about the risks of coronavirus (COVID-19). COVID-19, the most recent strain of coronavirus, has taken over the news. More stories […]
What are the Signs of Borderline Diabetes (Prediabetes)? What is Borderline Diabetes? Borderline diabetes, also known as prediabetes, is a condition in which blood sugar is higher than normal, but not as high as it is in diabetes. It is the result of insulin resistance, or reduced effect of insulin on certain cells in your […]
Happy World Diabetes Day! November 14th is recognized in the midst of the broader National Diabetes Awareness Month and we commemorate globally to raise awareness about both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Throughout the extent of National Diabetes Awareness Month, we direct our focus to education and advocacy about one of the fastest-growing global […]
Diabetes is a widespread condition that can impact you and your family in many ways. It deserves recognition year-round, but if you are going to choose one part of the year to reflect, now is the time. November is National Diabetes Month, and November 14 marks World Diabetes Day. The ultimate goal is to reduce […]
You have a lot of control over your risk for diabetes and heart disease. What you eat, how much you weigh, and getting physically active can all lower blood sugar and improve heart health. Lark focuses on weight and activity, but the recent check-in brought up smoking, being stressed, and drinking too much alcohol as […]
Sugar may be on your mind if you have prediabetes or are at high risk for diabetes. Dietary sugar is in the foods you eat, and your blood sugar (or blood glucose) levels are all-important in prediabetes and diabetes.
You have a lot of control over your risk for diabetes and heart disease. What you eat, how much you weigh, and getting physically active can all lower blood sugar and improve heart health. Lark DPP focuses on weight and activity, but the recent check-in brought up smoking, being stressed, and drinking too much alcohol […]
Diet and exercise are two top topics of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) and are probably the two best-known lifestyle behaviors that can improve health. As the Lark DPP check-in mentioned, there is another lifestyle behavior that is gaining increasing attention, and that behavior is sitting. The concept is simple. Sitting time, or sedentary time, […]
Diabetes remains one of the most complex, widespread, and costly chronic conditions in the US. In fact, with an annual spend of $327 billion, it tops the list for health care costs. This cost burden weighs on patients, as well as their employers, who are struggling to rein in medical spending that squeezes their bottom line.