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Diabetes

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  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • Sherry Lansing on Female Film Execs, Hollywood Movies, Cancer Research, Education

    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...
  • EatingWell: Avoiding these foods can add years to your life

    Everything we put in our bodies has the potential to help, or harm, our health and longevity. To ensure that you're doing more of the former than the latter, steer clear of less-than-healthy eats. Here are some tips: 1. Pour out the soda. Seriously....
  • Inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, from L.A.'s MannKind, is approved

    Inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, from L.A.'s MannKind, is approved
    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 Valencia company, MannKind Corp., got the OK to sell the drug called Afrezza,...
  • MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler

    MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler
    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...
  • U.S. regulator approves Afrezza inhalable insulin

    U.S. regulator approves Afrezza inhalable insulin
    After more than a decade of work and nearly $1 billion of his personal fortune, Los Angeles inventor Alfred Mann's quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for people with diabetes won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind...
  • MannKind shares rise 10% after insulin drug Afrezza OKd by FDA

    MannKind Corp., the Valencia company that last week won approval to market an inhalable form of insulin to people with diabetes, saw its shares climb 10% on Monday. The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had approved MannKind's drug,...
  • Berkeley City Council may put sugary drink tax before voters

    The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday evening is scheduled to vote on whether to put a tax of 1 cent per ounce on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages before voters on the November ballot. A yes vote by the council -- where there appears to be little...
  • Short, intense workouts lower blood sugar, study says

    Short, intense workouts lower blood sugar, study says
    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...
  • Bill requiring health labels on sugary drinks fails in Assembly panel

    A proposal to affix health warning labels to sugary drinks, including sodas and sports drinks, failed to win sufficient support in a key Assembly panel Tuesday.  The measure would have required sugary drinks sold in California to be labeled with a...