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Diabetes

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  • Google developing contact lenses for diabetics to monitor glucose

    Google developing contact lenses for diabetics to monitor glucose
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is searching for a better way for millions of diabetics to manage their disease by developing a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears. The contact lenses are the latest project from Google’s secretive X lab...
  • A different way to satisfy an appetite

    If the Food Network is hunting for its No. 1 fan, I suggest executives stop at my house to interview The Hubby. He watches more of its programs than anything else on TV, including reruns of our mutual fave, "NCIS," and the endless stream of fishing...
  • Melatonin not recommended for children or teens as sleep aid

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it OK to give my teenage daughter melatonin to help her sleep better? I've read that it's a safe alternative to sleep medicines. ANSWER: Although melatonin has been shown to be useful for treating sleep problems in adults, it has not...
  • What doctors know: Revolutionary cataract surgery yielding better results

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Cataract surgery is one of the most common medical procedures conducted in the United States, and as Baby Boomers continue to age, they are flooding procedure rooms and surgical centers in droves. Every year, nearly a...
  • Many medical problems can cause muscle weakness

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 76 years old, and over the last year it's been getting harder to do everyday tasks. Even getting out of a chair is sometimes difficult, and I can tell I'm much weaker than I used to be. Is this a normal part of aging, or should I...
  • Body fat tied to heart risks in normal-weight adults

    Body fat tied to heart risks in normal-weight adults
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New evidence suggests older adults with a healthy weight but high percentage of body fat are at increased risk of heart-related diseases and death. Looking at data on 1,528 people with a normal body mass index (BMI) - a...
  • TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns

    TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns
    Warning: Owning a television may be hazardous to your health. Ditto for owning a car, though not quite as much. And the less money you have, the more dangerous the devices become, according to a new study. In the United States, Canada and other...
  • Registered dietitians help public handle health problems through nutrition

    Registered dietitians help public handle health problems through nutrition
    Melissa Dobbins had no idea when she was a student studying nutrition she would one day build a career working with hospitals, creating corporate wellness programs, teaching culinary classes, holding community education workshops, counseling individuals...
  • Three cups of coffee per day unlikely to cause health problems

    Q: I drink an average of three cups of coffee per day. Is that too much? A: As long as it doesn't make you jittery or interfere with sleep, three cups of coffee is not too much. In fact, it's actually quite amazing how many studies have shown that...
  • Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills

    Surgery trounces diet and exercise for treating obesity and its ills
    While diet and exercise are available to all, bariatric surgery is likely to remain a solution available to just a small fraction of the 90 million Americans who are obese. But when it comes to inducing weight loss and improving obesity-related health...
  • Wounds that don't heal can lead to other health problems

    Wounds that don't heal can lead to other health problems
    Normal wounds heal within weeks, but for people with health problems, the injuries may fester for much longer. In the worst cases, persistent wounds that aren't treated can infect the bone and even lead to amputation. Dr. Kapil Gopal, vascular surgeon and...