| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:13 PM
She put on a pair of Crocs and hesitated for a minute to catch her balance. Then Christine Hadley swept her arm and called her four children by the affectionate abbreviation, "A, B, C and D," to follow her on a stroll to the beach at Buckroe two blocks...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:15 AM
This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2).
As a physician, I am very concerned about the...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sherry Lansing, the former prexy of 20th Century Fox, and chairman and CEO of Paramount Pictures for 12 years, was at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival this week with her husband, William Friedkin, who received the Crystal Globe for outstanding artistic...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Los Angeles billionaire-inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators.
His company, MannKind Corp. of Valencia, got the OK on Friday to sell the drug called...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:51 AM
The media were buzzing recently with the findings of a Cleveland Clinic study showing that weight-loss (bariatric) surgery is helping many obese patients reverse Type 2 diabetes.
Has diabetes actually been cured by surgery? For many people, the answer...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Randy Gutzke, a longtime IV drug user who says he struggles daily to stay sober, recently was offered a quick-results test for hepatitis C at a West Side community health center.
A case manager also reviewed the behaviors that put him at risk for...
| May 28, 2014
| 12:28 PM
Shortly after qualifying for the Boston Marathon, I threw up. I don't advise this for weight loss.
Most people choose not to run marathons. Most people don't run at all. Heck, most people get zero exercise.
And I get it. As a former couch potato,...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:45 PM
Here's a new before-meal snack: A little intense exercise might be a good plan for people trying to control their blood sugar.
Researchers call it "exercise snacking" and say that a brief burst of intense exercise is more effective than a moderate daily...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Source: Pacific Prime Insurance
We've often been advised to eat the right foods and consume essential nutrients to maintain optimal health and wellness, but why do our bodies need vitamins and minerals to maintain good health?...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 11:46 AM
While diabetes is becoming more common, people are learning how to better manage the disease.
The result has been lower risk of heart attack, high blood sugar, strokes and leg amputations because of the disease.
Dr. Amber Taylor, director of the...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Drinking more coffee may decrease your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a new study shows.
Researchers from Harvard University found that people who increased their coffee consumption by at least one cup per day over a period of years were 11% less...