| Oct 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago faculty member since 1960, did ground-breaking research on insulin that included the discovery of what he called proinsulin, a finding that has improved the lives of people with diabetes around the world....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:30 AM
In the 15 months since Brian Lybeck's Type 1 Diabetes' diagnosis, the seventh grader and his family have worked with four different diabetes educators at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Like their counterparts at other diabetes practices, the...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they've been led to believe, according to a new study by the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis.
Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Over the past few years, regardless of the country I was visiting as a global health consultant, I inevitably met at least one taxi driver who would share his personal experiences dealing with diabetes, a disease that affected at least 382 million...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department
This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
| Oct 5, 2014
For Caroline Gale, diabetes was just another disease that existed in the world until she saw, at close quarters, what it did to one of her loved ones.
"My grandmother was diagnosed several years ago," the Coral Springs resident said. "This summer, she...
| Oct 29, 2014
Caridad Center's Prevention, Education and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Program will train community members to become diabetes self-management leaders.
These leaders will go out into the community to educate patients on diabetes management, the...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:47 PM
In its $10.5-million spending binge to defeat soda tax measures in Berkeley and San Francisco in November — and to stem the nationwide push to hold Big Soda accountable for epidemic diseases related to sugar overconsumption — the soda industry...
| Oct 1, 2014
Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs.
Called an Accountable Care...