Diabetes Digest

Sleep – not too little, not too much, just the right amount

What are the factors behind the recent increases in the incidence of type 2 diabetes?…

When you eat may be as important as what you eat

Timing can be important, and an underappreciated area of timing is our biological clock, called our circadian…

Less soda, more water

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages remains one of the clearest associations with obesity and diabetes, both…

What do you want in an app?

Health related apps are increasing in number, but that does not necessarily mean that they…

Oxytocin – it’s not just the love hormone

The popular press frequently describes oxytocin as the “love” or “hug” hormone as it is…

What about yoga?

Yoga is becoming more popular among all age groups, and this popularity is accompanied by…

Would you do it if they paid you?

Some healthcare plans are paying people to stop smoking, to attend pre-natal classes or to…

Don’t avoid gluten unless you have to

Food fads are a way of life in developed countries, and recent trends include Greek…

What would a Paleo-diet really be like?

Our fascination with diets knows no end, and some of the funniest recent diet crazes,…

Don’t do it alone

Doing something as part of group can increase your chance of success. Although this might…