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Diabetes

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  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Cutting through cholesterol confusion

    The debate continues over whether it's still necessary to restrict cholesterol-rich foods, such as eggs. EN weighs in on the current science. High blood cholesterol, particularly high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, is a well-known risk factor...
  • Community Announcements for Aug. 22

    Community Announcements for Aug. 22
     Fall Bootcamp starts Sept. 3 Fall Bootcamp will start Tuesday, Sept. 3 and will meet on Tuesday and Friday mornings from 5:45 to 6:45 a.m. in downtown Stanford. This class is for all fitness levels and held outdoors. Whether you are a beginner or...
  • Community Announcements for Aug. 29

    Community Announcements for Aug. 29
    Fort Logan Pioneers Square Dance Club to start lessons The Fort Logan Pioneers Square Dance Club will be starting lessons on Tuesday, Sept 10. If you are interested in taking square dance lessons or line dancing, please call Fran Coulter (606) 365-...
  • Community Announcements for Aug. 15

    Community Announcements for Aug. 15
     LC Health Department to begin free quit smoking class with free patches The Lincoln County Health Department is starting the Cooper/Clayton method to stop smoking. The class is free and the nicotine patch is provided free as well. This is a 13-week...
  • Community Announcements: Sept. 26

    Community Announcements: Sept. 26
    Maybriar/Vanhook reunion Maybriar/Vanhook reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m. at the Logan Hubble, Shelter #3. Bring a covered dish. For more information, call Mary Wolfe at 365-2185.   Waynesburg Elementary PTO Harvest Fest Please join...
  • Neanderthal genes helped modern humans evolve, studies suggest

    Mating between Neanderthals and the ancestors of Europeans and East Asians gave our forebears important evolutionary advantages but may have created a lot of sterile males, wiping out much of that primitive DNA, new genetic studies suggest.  The...
  • Tom Hanks has Type 2 diabetes; says, 'I can manage ... I shall!'

    Tom Hanks has Type 2 diabetes; says, 'I can manage ... I shall!'
    Tom Hanks is hard to beat when it comes to mixing good spirits with bad health news. The smiling "Captain Phillips" star announced Monday on "Late Night With David Letterman" that he has Type 2 diabetes. He followed up with a tweet Tuesday declaring his...
  • Do workplace wellness programs work?

    Would you be willing to share with your employer how much you eat, drink, smoke or exercise? And would you be willing to make lifestyle changes in return for a break on the cost of your health insurance? The University of Minnesota offered such...
  • Criteria can help determine if patient is good candidate for gastric bypass

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have been overweight most of my life. I've tried for years to shed the extra pounds, but nothing works. I'm now 45 and about 100 pounds beyond my ideal weight. I have high blood pressure, and my doctor says I'm at risk for diabetes. I'...
  • Could a medication make obesity healthier?

    With 78 million American adults in the obese column and showing slim chances of permanently dieting their way out of it, one way of mitigating the public health disaster to come would be to unhook the wagonload of obesity-related ills -- most notably Type...
  • Heart procedures like Bush's becoming 'routine,' cardiologists say

    President George W. Bush's successful heart surgery, which involved placement of a stent in a coronary artery, is performed roughly a million times a year nationwide, sometimes without even a night in the hospital, according to cardiologists. “The...