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Diabetes

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  • When it comes to primary care, there's no place like a medical home

    Joe McDonald, 70, of Fairfax, Va., really likes his primary-care doctor. And it's no wonder. The retired finance manager can get same-day appointments at the Fairfax Family Practice, e-mail his physician or drop by the practice's walk-in clinic, even on...
  • Illinois Medicaid moves to managed care

     Illinois Medicaid moves to managed care
    Sherry Loveless can see the promise of managed care right through her bedroom door. Saddled with multiple disabilities, Loveless, 61, has been stuck in her Rockford bedroom for months because the doorway is too narrow for her wheelchair to squeeze...
  • Las Vegas tries new tactic to improve city's notorious healthcare

    Teresa Garcia, weak and in pain, had all but given up on doctors when she came to a small clinic next to a former wedding chapel on the Strip. "I never thought I would get better," the 55-year-old housekeeper said, recalling years of perfunctory...
  • Pacoima Wash is getting a makeover

    Pacoima Wash is getting a makeover
    When Rosalinda Cardenas was a kid, her parents warned her often: Stay away from the Pacoima Wash. A few blocks from her home on Laurel Canyon Boulevard, the concrete-encased flood control channel was barricaded by rusty chain-link fences, broken glass...
  • 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...
  • Watch TV to lose weight? Yes!

     
    Sometimes, two things come together beautifully, like chocolate and peanut butter. Lennon and McCartney. Woodward and Bernstein. Other times, opposites come together and still produce something beautiful. This weight loss study, involving Comcast cable TV...
  • Take advantage of workplace wellness programs

    Take advantage of workplace wellness programs
    Cassia Soldano says she hit rock bottom after her second child was born in 2012 and her weight climbed to 320 pounds. She knew she needed to do something about it. "As soon as I had my son, it hit me. I had to make a change," says the 37-year-old public...
  • Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression

    Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression
    Scientists have made great strides in cataloging the human microbiome, the collection of tiny organisms that live on and in our bodies. Now some researchers want to put those microbes to work. At the forefront of this effort is Jeff Tabor, a synthetic...
  • Exercise before meals might help stave off diabetes, researchers say

    Here’s a new kind of 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...
  • Study of California hospitals shows a third of patients have diabetes

    Study of California hospitals shows a third of patients have diabetes
    Patients with diabetes represented 31% of hospitalizations among people 35 and older in California in 2011, according to a new report from researchers and healthcare advocates. The disproportionate numbers of diabetic patients -- overall, only 11.6%...
  • Studies hint cinnamon might help diabetics

    Cinnamon may have more to offer than its trademark sweet aroma and flavor. Scientists know that cinnamon provides antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial effects. And now some studies suggest it may have blood-glucose lowering effects for...