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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Consumer Reports: Coffee and your health

    The headlines about coffee's impact on your health seem to change as quickly as the time it takes to drink a cup, says Consumer Reports. Should you savor every drop or try to cut down? Here's what we know right now: >> It may lengthen your life. True,...
  • Western diet's spread bad for health, climate? It doesn't have to happen

    Over the next 35 years or so, the populations of the world's wealthiest nations are expected to be joined at the banquet table by the growing populations of countries undergoing rapid development. If past patterns dictate the menu, the serving staff...
  • Study finds plant-based diets lead to weight loss

    Evidence that vegetables – the more the merrier – are good for you is legion. And here’s more: Researchers who analyzed studies of people put on vegetarian or vegan diets found that they lost more than seven pounds regardless of...
  • 'Functional food' hits the spot for those with an appetite for health

     'Functional food' hits the spot for those with an appetite for health
    More than ever, people are getting the message that food can improve health, and research continues to show that nutrition plays a crucial role in the prevention of disease, especially chronic disease. And if you've been paying attention to that message,...
  • Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids

    Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids
    Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
  • Does Santa Claus still believe in Jay Cutler?

    Does Santa Claus still believe in Jay Cutler?
    SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — The jolly, chubby, bearded man leans back and lets out a belly laugh so deep it shakes the stuffed elves hanging on the nearby tree. He's sitting in a large red armchair beside a fireplace at the back of the Christmas Store...
  • Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk

    Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk
    EVMS Medical Group an the Obici Healthcare Foundation are partnering to provide diabetes care through the establishment of the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center of Western Tidewater. The center will care for both insured and uninsured patients,...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hypoglycemia can lead to severe medical problems if left untreated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial? ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
  • Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

    Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Hospital doles out $110K, prescribes collaboration

    A dozen nonprofits were presented with a total of $110,000 in grants from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday to help forward their missions combating social issues such as homelessness, obesity and substance abuse. In prior years, grants...