Avoid These 9 Heartbreakers For a Healthier Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, so it warrants a serious discussion around heart health and heart disease prevention. How healthy is your heart? These “heartbreakers” can be some of the worst heart habits, so avoid these for a healthier heart and healthier life! 1.  “Pigging out” Being overweight … Continue reading Avoid These 9 Heartbreakers For a Healthier Heart

Diabetes Research Could Guide Future Treatment

Baylor researchers are part of a monumental national research study that will likely change the approach doctors take for treating diabetes in the future, investigators say. The study, which is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is called GRADE, Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study. “Diabetes as a disease takes … Continue reading Diabetes Research Could Guide Future Treatment

National Diabetes Drug Study Recruiting Patients Locally

The Baylor Endocrine Center is comparing the long-term benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin, the most common first-line medication for treating type 2 diabetes. The project is called the GRADE: Glycemia Reduction Approaches in Diabetes, A Comparative Effectiveness Study. If metformin is not enough to help manage type … Continue reading National Diabetes Drug Study Recruiting Patients Locally

Sherri Shepherd Gives Her ‘View’ on Battling Type 2 Diabetes

“Can I take off my shoes now,” said a smiling Sherri Shepherd as she walked in the door. The silver Steve Madden heels were killing her feet after the long afternoon of appearances. The actress and co-host of ABC’s The View had just wrapped up a long signing for her new book, “Plan D  How to lose weight … Continue reading Sherri Shepherd Gives Her ‘View’ on Battling Type 2 Diabetes