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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Health Calendar: Diabetes Expo May 16 at St. Ignatius Church in Antioch

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS WORKSHOP: Waukegan Township's Park Place Senior Center will hold a Health and Wellness Workshop titled "Acid Reflux and Heart Burn" at 11 a.m. May 13 at 414 S. Lewis Ave....
  • Broward schools lack nurses to meet growing need

    Broward schools lack nurses to meet growing need
    The rising number of chronically ill children has led to more scratching, sneezing and wheezing inside the classroom — but about two in five Broward schools lack a full-time nurse or health aide on campus to meet their needs. Parents say it's...
  • Diabetes rises with daily soda -- including diet soda -- consumption

    Diabetes rises with daily soda -- including diet soda -- consumption
    A comprehensive study of European adults has found that compared with people who drink a single sugar-sweetened drink daily, those who drink water, coffee or tea instead are at 14% lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The research found that...
  • Health Announcements: Anne Arundel County schools vision, hearing screenings, Baltimore Washington Medical Center programs, lactation support group, healthy living classes

    Vision, hearing screenings The Anne Arundel County Department of Health vision and hearing technicians and school nurses will conduct mandated vision and hearing screenings in public schools in May for children in preschool, kindergarten, first and...
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Healthy living A diabetes educator will discuss and offers suggestions on how make simple nutrition and exercise changes to achieve weight loss, lower blood pressure, prevent diabetes and lower cholesterol from 4:30 p.m. to 5 :30 p.m. May 13 and from 2...
  • Sugary drink labeling bill falls short in state Senate panel

    Sugary drink labeling bill falls short in state Senate panel
    A measure to require health warning labels on sodas and other sugary beverages fell flat in a state Senate committee Wednesday afternoon. Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) presented the bill as a tool to combat rising obesity and diabetes rates. The...
  • For Yale's Varga, Time To Put Books Aside And Hope For NFL Call

    For Yale's Varga, Time To Put Books Aside And Hope For NFL Call
    NEW HAVEN — While his peers have focused on final physical preparations for Thursday's NFL draft, Yale's Tyler Varga has been immersed in an additional discipline that's just as important to him as success as a football player. For months, he has...
  • Diabetes alert dog a 'life-saver' for St. Mary first-grader

    Diabetes alert dog a 'life-saver' for St. Mary first-grader
    Aiden Gorman, 7, just got the best early warning system for Type I diabetes known to man. It's a black Chevy, weight 63 pounds, comes standard with four legs, floppy ears, and a nose that can detect one part trouble in a trillion. Studies show that dogs...
  • Takeda settles $2.37 billion lawsuit over Actos diabetes drug

    Takeda settles $2.37 billion lawsuit over Actos diabetes drug
    Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. announced Monday that it will pay $2.37 bilion to resolve lawsuits over its diabetes medication Actos. Numerous lawsuits accuse Takeda of hiding cancer risks associated with the medication. The Food and Drug Administration said...
  • Health Calendar: 'Jam 4 Mental Health' fundraiser May 9 in Highwood

    Health screenings, events and support groups throughout the county. EVENTS DIABETES CLASS: New diabetes class begins at 1 p.m. May 5 at the United Methodist Church, 848 Main St., Antioch. The diabetes group is a free service provided by the RN...
  • 2 state bills show when product labeling is helpful and when it isn't

    2 state bills show when product labeling is helpful and when it isn't
    The trend in government-mandated labeling — ingredients lists, nutritional breakdowns and safety warnings — is toward more rather than less, and for the most part that's a good thing. Strong labeling laws give consumers the facts they need...