FDA OKs High-Tech Diabetes Device to Help Replace Fingerstick Tests

TUESDAY, Dec. 20, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In news that's sure to delight people with diabetes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) can be used to make insulin dosing decisions alone, without the need for additional fingerstick tests of blood sugar levels.

Health Tip: Prepare for Travel With Diabetes

(HealthDay News) -- Before you hit the road for the holidays, make sure your diabetes is under control and that you're prepared for emergencies.

Chemo More Damaging to Hearts of Diabetics: Study

FRIDAY, Dec. 16, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A small study finds that cancer patients who have diabetes may suffer worse heart damage from chemotherapy, potentially boosting their risk of heart failure.

Smartphones Could Be a Boon to Heart Health Research

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphones might revolutionize cardiac research by giving instant, accurate insight into the physical activity of people using them, a new study finds.

Health Tip: Avoid Useless Calories During Pregnancy

(HealthDay News) -- While you're pregnant, it's important to eat nutritious foods and to avoid extra calories.

Yoga Called Good Medicine for High Blood Pressure

THURSDAY, Dec. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Yoga may help reduce blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing hypertension, a new study finds.

'Medical Tattoos' Help Hide Surgical Scars

FRIDAY, Sept. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Patients with unsightly scars from cancer surgeries may benefit from "medical tattoos" that can help restore some of the skin's natural appearance, Dutch researchers report.