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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Care aides get little to no training for life-and-death tasks

    Teri Sernett stood frozen in fear in the living room of the east St. Paul, Minn., home. Her patient, an elderly quadriplegic man she had just met, gasped for air, his throat blocked and his eyes rolled back. Nothing in Sernett's one hour of training as a...
  • New recommendations for overweight people with heart risks

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Overweight patients with risk factors for heart disease should be sent by their doctors for "intensive behavioral counseling" about diet or exercise, according to new recommendations from the United States Preventive...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
  • Emotional distress an additional risk for people with type 1 diabetes

    PITTSBURGH People with type 1 diabetes can face multiple health complications including high blood pressure with potential damage to nerves, kidneys, eyes and heart. But add symptoms of emotional distress, as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory,...
  • Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who work night shifts, or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to non-shift workers, suggests a new analysis of previous studies. The risk was highest for men and...
  • EatingWell: Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge

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    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the prevalence of ALS in the U.S. at about 12,000 persons, while other diseases such as Alzheimer's (5.2 million) and diabetes (25.8 million) remain more costly in terms of numbers afflicted and are...
  • Get details about controlling, managing Type 2 diabetes

    The University of Florida/Marion County Extension Service will present "Take Charge of Your Diabetes," a 9-part series about controlling and managing Type 2 diabetes in adults, at On Top of the World's Master the Possibilities Learning Education Center,...
  • AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe link on diabetes research

    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma said on Wednesday they said signed a three-year research collaboration into diabetic nephropathy, or kidney failure due to diabetes. The deal will focus on early-stage research and the hope is...
  • Demanding, low-control jobs linked to type 2 diabetes

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even without classic risk factors for type 2 diabetes, people with high-stress, low-control jobs were over 60 percent more likely to develop the disease than unstressed workers in a new German study. The findings add...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...