Latest by Mary Shomon

Melatonin May Help Lower Diabetes Risk

Your type 2 diabetes risk may be affected by the melatonin levels in your body. Learn how this common sleep supplement affects your hormonal health.

Gluten During Pregnancy Linked to Diabetes

Can a gluten-free diet during pregnancy reduce your child's risk of diabetes? Find out if you should cut gluten out of your diet while you're pregnant.

Can Chiropractors Really Treat Diabetes?

Can chiropractors legitimately treat diabetes, or are these programs just 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.

When Sulfonylurea Drugs Could Be a Problem

Sulfonylureas are the oldest type of type 2 diabetes drugs, but they're dangerous for people who have latent autoimmune diabetes. Here's what you should know.

Is Older, Lower-Cost Insulin Worth It?

Older insulins can be 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 Managing Diabetes With a Dexcom CGM

These tips can help you optimize your Dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to improve your ability to track blood sugar and manage diabetes.

Controlling Diabetes With Implantable CGMs

If you live with insulin-dependent diabetes, a continuous glucose monitor could help you get better control of your condition.