Do you know just one sugary drink a day can make you fat? Medical experts say they’re the biggest culprit when it comes to obesity.
You’re watching your diet and nothing is different, but suddenly you notice you’re gaining weight. As CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports, the problem could be the medications you’re taking.
A new study out today raises some serious concerns about unborn babies and the potential for autism.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Would you take a minute to take a test, if it could save your life? That’s about all the time you need to determine if you are at-risk of developing type 2 […]
Celebrity Chef Paula Deen is in Chicago for a cooking demonstration at the International Home + Housewares Show, as she faces a lawsuit for alleged sexual harassment.
People often drink diet sodas to be healthier, but new research suggests some potential health dangers. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports a look at the risk and has some advice on what to do if you’re a fan of those drinks.
CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson has a beef with celebrity chef Paula Deen, who has generated controversy for concealing her diabetes while offering up high-calorie recipes.
About 200 people clad in little more than bikinis, Speedos and running shoes ran from Division Street, down Rush Street and back up Michigan Avenue Saturday — all in the name of diabetes research.
Many of us spend our day sitting down, but it’s one of the worst things you can do for your health. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports about a few simple changes that make a big difference fast.
The Land of Lincoln is becoming the land of the large.
When Chicago’s Humboldt Park community learned it had some of the highest rates of type 2 diabetes in the country, residents swung into action.
Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will be back in his hometown of Santa Claus, Ind., next month, to raise money for a walk to cure diabetes.
Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock is in the Chicago area Tuesday, visiting with patients at Advocate Christ Medical Center and talking about his battle with diabetes.
Mile-for-mile, the Chicago area is chock full of couch potatoes.
An elderly woman suffering from Alzheimer’s who went missing in October was been reported missing again Thursday.
The Chicago Fire Department says its paramedics will be using potentially defective glucose-testing strips for at least a few more days.
If you’re diabetic and check your blood sugar to stay healthy, you better check the kind of strips you’re using.
Ron Santo will be remembered again tomorrow night, this time by the Illinois chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
CHICAGO (WBBM) – The snow certainly didn’t damper the spirts of more than a hundred people who ran at least a mile with barely anything on.
Jack Reeg, an 11-year-old from Downers Grove, participated in eight fundraising marches led by the Cubs great.