Latest by Mary Shomon

The Ideal Hypothyroid Lifestyle

These simple changes that make a big impact, can help you live your best life with hypothyroidism. It’s about being aware of what’s going in to your body and when, and what you're doing with your body the rest of the day.

Melatonin Levels Linked to Lower Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes risk may be affected by the level of melatonin in the body. Learn more about how this common sleep supplement affects hormonal health.

Eating Gluten in Pregnancy Linked to Diabetes Risk in Children

Can a gluten-free diet during pregnancy reduce your child's risk of diabetes? And is it safe to cut gluten out of your diet while you are pregnant?

Can Chiropractors Really Treat Diabetes?

Can chiropractors legitimately treat diabetes? Are these programs a scam? Learn what a chiropractic program for diabetes can and can't do for you.

10 Famous Women With Thyroid Disease

These famous women battle fatigue, weight gain, and anxiety just like the rest of us who live with thyroid disease.

Hysterectomy Wreaks Havoc on Your Hormones

A hysterectomy can cause major hormonal changs that put you at greater risk of thyroid cancer and other thyroid issues.

Is Thyroid Disease Putting a Damper on Your Game — or Enhancing it?

Thyroid conditions can affect both the physical and mental abilities of athletes. As always, proper treatment is key — but be warned that too much treatment can lead to doping controversies.

Why Taking Sulfonylurea Drugs Could Be a Problem

Sulfonylurea drugs are dangerous for people who have latent autoimmune diabetes (LADA). Learn about these medications and how they affect type 2 diabetes.

What You Need to Know About Older, Lower-Cost Insulin

Older insulins are a low-cost alternative to expensive new insulins. Learn about NPH and Regular insulins, where to get them, and how to use them.

Tips for Using a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor

Try these helpful tips to help you optimize your Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM), improve your ability to track and manage your bloods sugar.