Cannabis Compound Eyed As Possible Diabetes TreatmentA Marin County doctor says his research into medical marijuana has identified a compound that can help diabetes patients.
Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study FindsA study of rats has revealed that artificial sweeteners, commonly used in zero-calorie sodas, actually did as much harm to the body as a high-sugar diet.
Actress Angela Bassett Hopes To Save Lives With Sweet Heart Diabetes ProjectActress Angela Bassett talks about her new project, ForMySweetHeart.com, which aims to help prevent and treat Type II diabetes.
Stephen Furst of ’Animal House' & 'St. Elsewhere' Dies At 63Furst, who played naive fraternity pledge Flounder in the hit movie "Animal House," has died of complications from diabetes, his family said Saturday.
New Breakthrough For Sufferers Of Diabetic Macular Edema Prevents BlindnessDr. Ali Zaidi and his patient talk to Bay Sunday host Kenny Choi about a new breakthrough for patients suffering with diabetic macular edema that prevents blindness.
Bacon, Soda & Too Few Nuts Tied To Big Portion Of US DeathsGorging on bacon, skimping on nuts? These are among food habits that new research links with deaths from heart disease, strokes and diabetes.
World Health Organization Pushing For 20-50% Tax On Soda, Sugary DrinksThe World Health Organization (WHO) is calling for a tax of 20% to 50% on all sugar-sweetened drinks to reduce obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.
Whole Fat Dairy May Actually Be Good For YouNew research suggests that full-fat dairy products may actually help in the fight against diabetes and weight gain.
Actor/Director Michael Rapaport Remembers Phife DawgThe actor got to know the MC when he directed the 2011 documentary film on A Tribe Called Quest, "Beats Rhymes and Life."
UCSF Lab Working To Make Smarter Device To Help People With DiabetesA lab at UCSF is working to make a smarter device to help people with type one diabetes.
Half Of US Adults Have Diabetes Or Pre-Diabetes According To StudyNew research suggests that half of all U.S. adults have diabetes or pre-diabetes. Most of that is Type 2 diabetes, the kind linked with obesity and inactivity.
Could An Insulin Pill Prevent Diabetes? New Study Seeks To Answer That QuestionMore than 400 children and adults are participating in U.S. government-funded international research to find out whether insulin capsules can prevent or delay Type 1 diabetes.
San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Health Warnings For Sugary Beverage AdsThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of LegislationOn Monday, San Francisco's Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.
Tobacco Smoke Exposure In Womb Increases Diabetes Risk, UC Davis Researchers FindA new study from researchers at the University of California, Davis and the Public Health Institute found women exposed to tobacco smoke from their parents in the womb have are at higher risk for diabetes.