type 2 diabetes

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • July 13, 2022

Having too much glucose in the blood for extended periods of time leads to a range of serious health problems

By Ask the Doctors • May 25, 2022

The A1C test measures your average levels of blood glucose, or blood sugar, over the previous three months

By Ask the Doctors • May 11, 2022

Learn about the health benefits of ginger and how you can add it to your daily routine.

By uclahealth • March 14, 2022

Learn tips to keep your blood flow healthy

By uclahealth • January 14, 2021

Doctors dive deep to explain the causes and treatments

By Ask the Doctors • December 25, 2020

Understanding insulin therapy

By uclahealth • August 9, 2020

Q: I am 63 and even though my kids think I’m too old, I want to start running. Can you help me to prove them wrong? A: We believe that it’s never too late to become physically active. And if you’re careful about how you begin – and maintain – your new exercise regimen, [...]

By UCLA50Plus • December 11, 2019

Ramadan begins on Monday, May 6, 2019 and ends on Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Millions of people from around the world will be recognizing this Islamic holy day through prayer and dawn to dusk fasting. Fasting can be done safely if you take the necessary precautions— especially for those with certain medical conditions. If [...]

By uclahealth • May 1, 2019

About 30 million people in the United States, or 1 in 10, have diabetes. Most have Type 2 diabetes, which may be preventable and takes years to develop as blood sugar levels increase. On the path to Type 2 diabetes, many people are first diagnosed with a reversible [...]

By uclahealth • January 16, 2019