Diabetes - Videos

Three Oral Warning Signs of Diabetes

Dentist Dr. Thanos Kristallis shares three warning signs of diabetes that can be found in your mouth, and The Doctors discuss other early signs of diabetes.

Dr. Andy Baldwin on the Importance of Becoming Aware About Diabetes

JD and Rebecca ask Dr. Andy Baldwin how important it is to get checked for diabetes, and make sure to catch it as early as possible.

How Can I Prevent Type 2 Diabetes?

Making lifestyle changes like eating healthier, exercising and losing weight can help prevent type 2 diabetes. In this video, Ronald Tamler, MD, clinical director of the Mount Sinai Diabetes Center, explains how simple changes can reduce your risks.

Rev Run and Justine Simmons Talk About the Fight Against Diabetes

Rev Run and his wife Justine Simmons talk to JD and Rebecca about the importance of knowing your risk for diabetes, and share ways that you can get help.

Pancreas Transplantation Alternative: Islet Therapy for Diabetes

Forget about multiple injections of insulin a day or a pancreas transplant. A new therapy is helping to treat diabetes without shots or surgery!

Over the Counter Diabetes Tests

Is there an at-home test for diabetes, or do you need to go to the doctor? The Doctors have the answer.

Diagnosing Diabetes: It's in the Blood

Could you be at risk for diabetes and not even know it? 60 million people are pre-diabetic and don't realize it! Now, a simple blood test could help them before it's too late

New Smart Phone Technology Helps Diabetics Manage Blood Sugar

For the 26 million Americans living with diabetes, monitoring blood sugar is a crucial, but tedious daily task. Endocrinologist and diabetic, Dr. Jeremy Pettus of the University of California San Diego's department of endocrinology lets us in on the latest technology to help diabetes patients manage their blood sugar from their smart phone.

Dessert Alternatives For Diabetics, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent tips for diabetics who love dessert. "I love food, and food loves me!" Sherri laughed. "But since I'm a type 2 diabetic, I can't turn to cheesecake." Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on Marlothomas.com.

Avoiding Diabetes If You Are Pre-Diabetic, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, gave us a few helpful, small steps you can take if you're pre-diabetic in order to avoid developing diabetes. "You really want to look at your carbs as well as sugar intake," she advised us. "When you eat things that are high in carbs, those things convert to sugar." Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on Marlothomas.com.

Sherri Shepherds Advice To Type 2 Diabetics, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, had some excellent advice to share with people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. "Don't be scared," she said. "It's manageable!" Sherri wrote her book,Plan D - How to Lose Weight and Beat Diabetes, for people who were scared by their diagnosis and didn't know where to turn. When she was first diagnosed, she had no idea what steps to take in order to deal with her illness, but she has now found great ways to cope.

Sherri Shepherd's Ultimate Sacrifice, From Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd, Emmy Award-Winning Cohost of The View, went through a very painful and difficult time with her son Jeffrey, and she shared some of that experience with us. When her son was in therapy in Los Angeles, Sherri was faced with the tough decision of whether or not she should bring him with her to New York while she pursued her career in acting and hosting. Part of the series Mondays With Marlo on Marlothomas.com.

My Doctor's Nutrition Advice For My Diabetes, From Sherri Shepherd

Nutrition Advice

How Gila Monsters Help Fight Diabetes

Animal expert David Mizejewski explains how the venomous gila monster's saliva is being used to treat diabetes in humans. Could the medicine work for you?

Chonic Wounds Are Problematic for Diabetics

Diabetes is a growing problem. Nearly 26 million Americans are diabetic. New research may help the chronic wounds that are often problematic for diabetes patients.

The Bitter Truth Behind Sugar and Diabetes

The CDC predicts that one in three people will have diabetes by 2050. Check out how sugar in the foods we eat could be the cause of our diabetic epidemic.

5-Year-Old Saves Mother's Life

The Doctors share the remarkable story of a 5-year-old girl who helped save her mother from a diabetic coma.

Boston Therapeutics' New Tablet Reduces Sugar Intake for Diabetics

Boston Therapeutics has a new tablet PAZ320 designed to reduce a person's sugar intake by 40 percent. CEO Dr. David Platt believes the tablet will eventually be approved for non-diabetic patients looking to cut back on the copious amounts of sugar prevalent in many processed foods.

Think You're Not at Risk for Diabetes? Think Again!

A staggering 20 million people living in the U.S. are diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. Another seven million have this debilitating disease and don't even know it. Find out what causes Type 2 diabetes and how treat the condition so you can get healthy, and fend off conditions associated with this disease, including heart attack, stroke, and blindness.

Mini Workouts Can Help Manage Diabetes

Recent research finds even a short workout do can good things for your blood sugar. Dr. Darria Long-Gillespie explains why a series of sprints on exercise bikes every couple of days seemed to help a group's improve insulin function.

Diabetic Must Haves for a Healthy Lifestyle

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and for many also the time of year to start thinking about those New Year's Resolutions of taking better care of yourself in general. Self Magazine's Elaine D'Farley offers up some ways to do just that.

American Diabetes Awareness Month

The U.S. is facing a Diabetic epidemic with 2/3 of the population overweight or obese and 79 million on the cusp of getting the disease. Since November is National Diabetes Month, Dr. Andy Baldwin is here to share warning signs and prevention tips.

The Benefits of Walnuts for People with Diabetes

Walnuts are a healthy snack for many reasons. And they're especially good if you have type 2 diabetes. Dr. Kevin Soden, MD, explains how eating walnuts may help people with diabetes prevent heart disease.

Lower Your Blood Sugar with Yogurt

Eating low-fat yogurt is a smart move for your waistline. But there may also be benefits to indulging in whole-milk yogurt occasionally. Integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, explains what makes whole-milk yogurt healthful.

3 Foods for Better Blood Sugar

Eating more spinach, almonds and black beans could help you lower your risk of diabetes. Integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, discusses which common nutrient can help improve insulin sensitivity and lower blood sugars.

Vitamin D Supplement May Help Improving Blood Sugar

Is there a connection between blood sugar and vitamin D? Research suggests that there may be. Integrative medical specialist Robin Miller, MD, explains how vitamin D might impact insulin sensitivity and blood sugar levels.

3 Ways to Gauge Your Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise. Are you at risk? In this Health Smarts video, Kevin Soden, MD, shares 3 questions to ask yourself to assess your prediabetes and diabetes risk.

How to Reverse Diabetes and Avoid Osteoporosis and Bone Fractures

Diabetes has many potential complications. Orthopedic surgeon Vonda Wright, MD, explains the link between diabetes and osteoporosis and how the same steps you take to manage diabetes can also help keep your bones strong.

Diabetes-Related Foot Issues

Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Pfizer's chief medical officer, joins The Doctors to discuss what your feet may be saying about your health.

Preventing Peripheral Neuropathy from Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common causes of peripheral neuropathy, a condition where irreversible nerve damage occurs typically in the hands and feet and may require an amputation. The Doctors stress the importance of managing blood glucose levels to avoid a dangerous or deadly side effect from Type 2 diabetes.