A high school basketball announcer caught on a hot mic hatefully directing the N-word at players as they kneeled during the playing of the national anthem has blamed his racist outburst on being diabetic and having low blood sugar. Seriously.


Researchers have discovered that relaxing in the hot bath burned 130 calories, roughly the same amount burned during a 30-minute walk.

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If you’re watching your blood sugar levels, you might want to avoid artificial sweeteners, according to new research. A study published Wednesday in the journal Nature found that, for some people, the sweeteners can lead to type 2 diabetes. USA Today has the story: The benefits and risks of artificial sweeteners have been debated for decades. Some studies […]

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company announced on Thursday that Phase 3 data results of diabetes treatment pill Tradjenta® (linagliptin) showed marked improvements in African-American blood sugar. The data were presented at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 21st annual Scientific and Clinical Congress, and to date, it is the only […]