Berkeley collects $116,000 in 1st month of soda tax
May 27, 2015, 2:50 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Sure, the tax is bringing in money, but will it really make any difference in people's health?
Youth poetry about food experiences will blow you away
October 29, 2014, 12:32 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
The Big Picture Campaign is empowering youth to change the conversation about Type 2 diabetes with poetry that could be a part of solving our country's food ills.
Grapefruit diet earns redemption, new study suggests
October 10, 2014, 11:59 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
Berkeley researchers find that grapefruit juice stems weight loss by 18 percent in mice and may be as effective as diabetes drugs in lowering glucose.
Scientists may have found link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes
September 22, 2014, 1:06 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
A study finds that artificial sweeteners mess with gut bacteria and lead to glucose intolerance, a factor in diabetes and other metabolic diseases.
Miss Idaho wears insulin pump on bikini, inspires viral Twitter campaign
July 21, 2014, 3:33 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Thousands turn to social media to support Sierra Sandison and the growing #ShowMeYourPump trend.