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Diabetes

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  • Bill looks to put healthy drinks in kids' meals

    Bill looks to put healthy drinks in kids' meals
    Restaurants could be required to offer healthy drink options — not just soda — with kids' meals under legislation that has pitted public health advocates against the beverage and dining industries in Annapolis. The original legislation...
  • Seminar takes on prevalence of diabetes, heart disease in Hispanic community

    Seminar takes on prevalence of diabetes, heart disease in Hispanic community
    Francisca Amaro was almost giddy with relief Thursday after a health screening found her blood pressure to be normal. The screening was part of a cardiovascular disease seminar sponsored by the Mano a Mano Family Resource Center at the Round Lake Area...
  • Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

    After three-and-a-half days of presentations on nutrition research at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) conference, here's EN's take-away on today's big questions on heart health: SATURATED AND TRANS FATS These are still targets. Despite...
  • Jewett City-Norwich community news

    Baltic Fire Engine Company #1 NYC bus tour BALTIC - Baltic Fire Engine Company #1 will have a bus trip to New York City's 9/11 Memorial Museum, The High Line and Chelsea Marketplace on Sunday, April 26. Tour includes: Deluxe Motor coach, admission...
  • Dear Pharmacist: New research shows coconut water may help diabetics

    Dear Pharmacist: New research shows coconut water may help diabetics
    Here's a surprise: Brand-new research published in the February 2015 Journal of Medicinal Food suggests that coconut water helps improve diabetes. The catch is that the research was done with a rat study, not a human study. Nevertheless, many animal model...
  • Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work

    Why the 'I ate junk food and turned out fine' argument doesn't work
    I was chatting with a father on the sidelines of a sports game the other day. He told me he doesn't believe that food impacts health, because he grew up eating bologna sandwiches and Fritos on white bread with a Twinkie for dessert. He's healthy after a...
  • Md. woman delivers babies at 56, but dies days later

    Md. woman delivers babies at 56, but dies days later
    Lisa Swinton McLaughlin was an overachiever: a trained lawyer and doctor and a high-ranking American Red Cross executive who traveled the country educating people about sickle cell disease. Yet for all of her success, what she wanted most in life eluded...
  • Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted

    Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted
    At first glance, whole grains, such as whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice, may not seem like a controversial topic, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at...
  • Why carbs don't deserve rap as new diet villain

    It's become popular to think of foods as either good or bad, something to eat or something to avoid. Carbohydrates, which had their moment as a good food back when fat was the bad guy, are now being blamed in part for the epidemic of obesity, diabetes and...
  • Merrillville moving along with the (Jasmine) Wright stuff

    Jasmine Wright walked into Amy Govert's office when school started last fall and Merrillville's coach was instantly concerned. "I thought, 'Oh, my gosh,' because she was so thin,'' said Govert, who had last seen the sophomore guard when summer workouts...
  • Millions of adults skip medications, primarily due to their high cost

    Harvard Health Blog Medications can do wonderful things, from fighting infection to preventing stroke and warding off depression -- but they don't work if you don't take them. Some people don't take their medications as prescribed because they forget, or...