Tag: diabetes

Diabetes Epidemic Linked to Sugar Overconsumption

Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. Together with heart disease, cancer, and stroke (1st, 2nd, and 4th), they account for nearly 1.4 million deaths annually. According to the 2011 National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 25.8 million children and adults in the United States; that...

“Ultra-bad” Cholesterol Discovered

“Ultra-bad” cholesterol is now a new type of cholesterol, according to research published in the May 26 issue of Diabetes. For quite some time, there were two main types of cholesterol that were considered to be most important. These are HDL and LDL (as depicted cartoonishly below). Now, for...