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Study suggests some diabetic African Americans may never get diagnosed

By Nurse Alice, blackenterprise.com One of the tests used to diagnose Type 2 diabetes and monitor blood sugar control is influenced by 60 genetic variants,...

Health officials urge awareness of Diabetes and Prevention this month

Each November, National Diabetes Month aims to increase awareness and emphasize the importance of prevention, early diagnosis and appropriate management of diabetes, a group...

Can eating too much sugar cause diabetes?

By Dr. Michael Hernandez, ahchealthenews.com Q: Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes? This is a question I hear often from my patients. Sugar itself is not...

The truth about diabetes

By Erick Johnson and J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Something was clearly wrong with Doug Banks when he appeared at V-103’s splashy booth at the...

Black Girls Rock Awardee Haile Thomas Cures Dad’s Diabetes At Age...

By Gemma Greene, black doctor.org Black girls do indeed rock, and 2016 Black Girls Rock M.A.D. (Making A Difference) Girls awardee Haile Thomas, from Tucson,...

How Walking Is Beneficial For Managing Blood Sugar Levels With Diabetes

By Nicole Brown, BlackDoctor.org Blood sugar levels play a major role in managing type-2 diabetes and exercise is one of the most important ways to maintain healthy...

Running For Her Life: How One Woman Became “Fit By 40”...

By M. Brooks, blackdoctor.org When one discovers their passion in life, a sense of purpose manifests and doors begin to open. Overcoming weight issues and...