diabetes

Bosses Can Now Harness Your Medical Data To Make Health Predictions

It could quickly turn into a threat of receiving less healthcare coverageor lesser job mobility, and few things exacerbate illness more than chronic dread and stress.

Bronwyn Isaac |

Sugar Won’t Kill You, Please Stop Taking The Internet At Its Word

By the way, neither will bacon.

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Mirror, Mirror: Am I The Only Person Who Eats Carbs?

Fairest shmairest! Let’s get real about beauty and body image. Mirror, Mirror is a column running every other Thursday on The Frisky. It is written by Brooklyn-based columnist, freelance writer,

Kate Fridkis |

Nail Polish And Hairspray Linked To Diabetes

Bad news for the well manicured: If the cosmetics you slather yourself with contain phthalates, you may be more likely to get type 2 diabetes. A new study finds a…

Newser |

No More Deep Fried Twinkies For Paula Deen

Lover of butter, endorser of the deep-fried everything, daytime drinker Paula Deen has revealed that she can’t eat her own fatty foods anymore. The 64-year-old chef has admitted that she…

Ami Angelowicz |

I Have Diabetes

This is the first essay in a new column on The Frisky called “I Have _____.” In each piece a female writer talks about her experience with a health issue.

Elissa Stooker |

A Big, Fat Booty May Be Good For Your Health

A big butt makes Sir-Mix-A-Lot horny, but it can make you healthy. New research suggests the fat responsible for causing pear shapes, like those of Beyonce and J. Lo, may…

Annika Harris |

The Daily Squeeze: Diabetes And Pregnancy, Having What You Want, And Teens And Sex Ed

More women are entering their reproductive years with diabetes, and pre-existing diabetes is more likely to lead to miscarriages, stillbirths, and babies with birth defects due to elevated blood sugar…

Catherine Strawn |