Report: Scientists Find Alzheimer's Treatment While Trying To Cure DiabetesThe medication, known as a triple receptor drug -- or "triple agonist" -- reportedly works in multiple ways to protect the brain against degeneration and promote growth.
Using Mouthwash Too Often Raises Diabetes Risk, Study SaysA person using mouthwash twice a day was increasing their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 55 percent.
New Diabetes Monitor Gets Rid of Finger Pricks A local endocrinologist says she's thrilled to have a new blood sugar monitoring option for her diabetes patients.
Jail Official Sentenced To Prison After Denying Medical Care To Dying Diabetic InmateA former Oklahoma jail administrator was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison after the 2013 death of a diabetic inmate that the official allegedly accused of faking an illness.
Regular Alcohol Consumption Could Reduce Diabetes Risk, Study FindsRegular consumption of certain alcoholic drinks in moderate amounts could cut a person's risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study.
Diabetes Drug Could Delay DementiaSt.Louis University researchers get a nearly half million dollar grant to study the relationship between dementia and a diabetes drug.
Diabetes Drug Invokana Makes Promising ProgressA new drug shows promise in treating heart disease in diabetic patients.
Missouri Ranks in Top 10 for DiabetesOut of 190 metropolitan areas studied, St. Louis had the 75th highest diabetes rate at 12.3 percent.
Express Scripts Unveils Cost-Controlling Diabetes PlanExpress Scripts unveiled a new cost-capping diabetes program that will pay back employers dollar-for-dollar.
New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising ResultsA new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.
Department of Health Prompts Prevention InitiativePreventing illnesses before they begin is the goal of the new St. Louis County Director of Public Health.
STUDY: Younger Women Hospitalized Longer, Have Worse Outcomes After Heart AttacksThirty thousand women in the U.S. are hospitalized each year due to heart attacks, with women between ages 30 and 54 being hospitalized longer and with worse outcomes than men of the same age.