Diabetes Mellitus

Study: Big breakfast could help manage type 2 diabetes

By Maggie Hennessy

It’s no secret that incidence of being overweight and obese have increased dramatically over the past few decades alongside a rise in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes. Concurrent with this, eating breakfast has declined overall.

Jaime Schwartz: 'For those diagnosed with prediabetes, the first line of defense in preventing diabetes is to lose weight, not to eat specially formulated products'

Special edition: Tackling diabetes. Formulating for healthy blood sugar

How can the food industry address the ticking time bomb of type 2 diabetes?

By Elaine WATSON

Given that one in three American adults is expected to develop type 2 diabetes by 2050, and poor diet and lack of exercise may be largely to blame, what can food and beverage manufacturers do to tackle this epidemic?

How do you sell healthy blood glucose to consumers?

Special edition: Diabetes

How do you sell healthy blood glucose to consumers?

By Elaine Watson

While a dietary solution to the ticking time bomb of type 2 diabetes would appear to have huge commercial potential, the US market for foods and supplements that keep our blood glucose levels healthy has yet to set the world on fire.

‘Healthy blood sugar’ more meaningful than 'glycemic index'

‘Healthy blood sugar’ more meaningful than 'glycemic index'

By Elaine Watson

Consumers and food manufacturers alike remain confused about the concept of the ‘glycemic index (GI)’ and ‘glycemic load (GL)’, according to National Starch, which is urging both parties to think about ‘insulin sensitivity’ and ‘healthy blood sugar’ levels...

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