Type 2 Diabetes | Nucleus Health

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar level is too high. After you eat foods that contain carbohydrates, chemicals in your small intestine break them down into single sugar molecules called glucose. Next, the cells lining your small intestine absorb the glucose, which passes into the bloodstream. When the blood reaches…

These Common Chemicals May Boost Hypertension Risk

If your blood pressure’s up, you may want to check the plastics in your home. A new study from New York University’s Langone Medical Center found two chemicals used in household products were linked to an increased risk of high blood pressure. These chemicals are called DINP and DIDP and were also linked to diabetes…