Substance Use and Co-Occurring Mental Disorders

Overview A substance use disorder (SUD) is a mental disorder that affects a person’s brain and behavior, leading to a person’s inability to control their use of substances such as legal or illegal drugs, alcohol, or medications. Symptoms can range from moderate to severe, with addiction being the most severe form of SUDs. Researchers have[…]

Health Effects of Late Night Eating

New Research Reveals Negative Health Effects of Late Night Eating   Eating dinner later in the evening could contribute to weight gain, and also set you up for potential health impacts like higher risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes, according to a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.   Researchers studied[…]

Diabetes-Friendly Ways to Enjoy Summer Party Foods

This summer, you can make most any meal diabetes-friendly — fast. It may be as easy as portion control, or as simple as getting more whole grains. Here’s how you can help keep blood sugar stable and enjoy yourself, too.   Summer’s all about parties. This year, you can make most any meal diabetes-friendly – fast. It[…]