blood sugar

While counting net carbs can expand the food choices of someone who is restricting sugars or carbs, they can also be an excuse to add sweets and snacks to the diet

By Ask the Doctors • July 20, 2022

Learn more about incorporating whole, cooked black beans into your diet to improve blood sugar levels.

By Ask the Doctors • January 31, 2022

Insulin resistance not only leaves the cells of the body short on fuel, but it can also lead to a range of health problems

By Ask the Doctors • October 15, 2021

Exercising can lower the risk for disease

By uclahealth • July 12, 2021

Type 2 diabetes patients face the risk of severe illness from COVID-19

By uclahealth • December 19, 2020

“For the last 40 years I’ve directed a series of studies showing how powerful changes in diet and lifestyle can not only prevent disease, but help reverse it,” says Dr. Dean Ornish, creator of the UCLA Health Ornish Lifestyle Medicine program. Pictured is the care provider team. “When a patient [...]

By uclahealth • November 20, 2018

I received my parathyroid surgery reluctantly even though in the back of my head, I knew I needed to have it. I don't know anyone rushing into surgery and I wanted to explore other options or if surgery was really necessary. Dr. Yeh laid out all the steps and why [...]

By Joyful1 • October 10, 2018

Dear Doctor: What are the benefits of apple cider vinegar? I hear about it on social media, but I don’t understand how vinegar can lead to weight loss or help me control my blood sugar. My mom is a big proponent [...]

By Ask the Doctors • August 17, 2018

People with diabetes are more likely to develop blinding eye diseases, such as diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma and cataracts. Yet recent studies have revealed low awareness of the issue among individuals at higher risk for diabetes. With the findings signaling that many Americans may not be defending themselves against diabetes-related [...]

By uclahealth • November 20, 2017

Seeing red? February is Women’s Heart Month, and each year women around the country wear scarlet to raise awareness of the risk heart disease poses for women. Heart disease is the leading killer of women in the United States, causing one of every three deaths, according to the [...]

By uclahealth • February 22, 2017