Metabolic Disorders

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Taming Sugar Cravings and Balancing Blood Sugar: What I Learned at Monica Pope's New Food-As-Medicine Dinner

    "If there's one thing you remember from tonight, remember 15 grams," said Ali Miller, a registered dietitian who practices functional medicine. It was the inaugural dinner for the new Food-as-medicine dinner series she'd designed with chef Monica Pope at Sparrow Bar Cookshop, and we were about hal ... More >>

  • Film

    January 30, 2014

    The Ten Films to Watch for from Sundance

    Recapping the best of the fest.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Hey Dummy, Read This Book To Stop Eating So Much Sugar: Beating Sugar Addiction for Dummies

    How many times have you heard about the keys to weight loss, or have been given a list of foods you should avoid because they cause you to gain weight? Probably a lot, right? Well, I'm sorry but here is another method for losing weight and getting rid of your addiction to sugar. Beating Sugar Addict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Become Healthier By Drinking Coffee? Count Us In

    That morning cup of joe doesn't just wake you from a zombie-like state and keep you from being a complete asshole to the guy in the cube next to you. In addition to making you a semi-decent human being, coffee can provide tons of health benefits. Here are five ways drinking coffee can improve your ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2012

    A Food Scale That Tells You More Than Just Weight

    Last Christmas, my mom purchased the Eat Smart Nutrition Pro Scale for me to use while I cook. I have type 1 diabetes and need to know how many carbohydrates and grams of fiber are in each item of food I eat. So, when I'm cooking, especially with foods that don't have a nutrition label on the back o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 14, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Tim Bobo, Fredericksburg Cop, Sued on Claim of Roughing Up Diabetic Man

    A man says he was in the midst of a diabetic episode when a Fredericksburg cop threw him to the ground during a traffic stop. Brian Kane has sued police officer Tim Bobo over the August 2010 incident. Kane's suit says he has Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes, and he was driving to his parents' home when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    UPDATED: Paula Deen Rumored to Have Type 2 Diabetes, Endorsement Deal with Big Pharma

    ​Update: A company spokesman with Novartis called this afternoon to address the rumors that Paula Deen has signed an endorsement deal with the pharmaceutical firm, which the company says are false. Novartis issued this statement: "The rumors that Novartis has signed a multi-million dollar spok ... More >>

  • Culture

    August 4, 2011

    Lips First

    Natalie Irish kisses her portraits into life.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Suits and Sneakers Descend on New Downtown Walking Path

    Photo by Mandy OaklanderSuits and sneakers populated National Start Walking Day.​Though it may be an artery-cloggingly delicious way to live, make no mistake. Heart disease is still the number-one killer of Americans. And according to the American Heart Association, almost 67 percent of Texans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. 29-95: Former EOW blogger J.C. Reid has a nice piece on the subtleties and idio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Sampler Plate: This Week in Food Blogs

    Each week, we put together a sampler plate of the most interesting links from both local and national food blogs. Know a blog we should be paying particular attention to? Leave the address in the comments section below. Dirty Kitchen Adventures: Although she's currently living abroad, Houston food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Bret Michaels' Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea

    ​Confession #1: I am not, nor ever have been, a fan of the band Poison. Confession #2: I have never seen a single episode of The Apprentice. But I nevertheless have become somewhat obsessed with Bret Michaels's Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea, which the former rock star designed as part of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Legendary Houston Lawyer John O'Quinn Killed In Car Crash

    Legendary Houston lawyer John O'quinn and an unidentified man were killed this morning when their SUV slammed into a tree off Allen Parkway. Police have not said who was driving. O'Quinn, 68, won huge settlements in mass-tort cases dealing with deadly breast implants and Big Tobacco. Recen ... More >>

  • News

    February 19, 2009

    Calorie Restrictors Stay Hungry in Hopes of Living Longer

    An SMU biologist searches to unlock the secrets to the fountain of youth

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008
  • News

    April 19, 2007

    Taking Care

    Margie Hill goes home and CPS learns about directory assistance

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2007

    More Fodder for the Conspiracy Theories

    TMZ reports that John "Texas" O'Quinn, lawyer for Anna Nicole Smith's mother, has collapsed in court, apparently suffering from diabetic shock. Check out the comments here for some classic Abbott and Costello bickering. — Keith Plocek You can read Rich Connelly's story on O'Quinn here.

  • News

    May 19, 2005

    Westward Whoa!

    Stem cell restrictions could send Texas Medical Center researchers fleeing to California

  • Music

    January 20, 2005

    Souchin' into Bethlehem

    Greg Wood's latest health scare costs him a few pounds of flesh and almost takes his arm

  • News

    November 18, 2004

    Ground Zero

    Houston's been the No. 1 city in America in the obesity crisis. But hype doesn't mean help.

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    In the Crosshairs

    "Shoot to Cure" targets diabetes

  • Best of Houston

    September 20, 2001

    Best Yerbería

    Yerbería Guadalupe

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Working Stiff

    Glenda Turner wrestles with ways to regain a normal life -- as others beat on her to break the grip of the bizarre syndrome racking her body

  • Culture

    April 13, 2000

    Young at Art

    Glassell School's Core show reveals the heart, soul and blood-sugar levels of its visiting artists