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Tom Hanks on his diabetes, pirates and rapping with Dan Aykroyd

The gosh-darned nicest guy in Hollywood is in town to promote his new movie, Captain Phillips. But all anyone wants to talk about is the news he has type-two diabetes …<p>It feels charmingly apt that when Tom Hanks – simultaneously one of the biggest movie stars in the world for the past 20 years and …

Cyborg gel implant fights diabetes with light

Light can now be used to heal diabetes in mice. By implanting a transparent gel that contains genetically modified light-sensitive cells, researchers …

Tom Hanks Has Diabetes: Could His “Cast Away” Character Have Survived?

Reading that Tom Hanks now has type 2 diabetes made me think: What if his character in <i>Cast Away</i> had the same disease? You know, the movie where his …

Nutrition Basics: How to manage your diet if you have Type 2 diabetes

If you're suffering from Type 2 diabetes or at risk, dietitian Leslie Beck has six tips on cutting back your sugar intake