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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • FDA panel wants heart failure risk on AstraZeneca drugs

    Federal health advisers say AstraZeneca's Onglyza and a related diabetes drug should carry new information about a possible association with heart failure and death. The Food and Drug Administration's panel of diabetes experts voiced concern about data...
  • Rollins lacrosse team to honor late teammate on senior day

    Rollins lacrosse team to honor late teammate on senior day
    WINTER PARK — Written on 11x17 sheets of paper, the words conveyed what Will Hauver's lacrosse teammates at Rollins would require for their most challenging season. Fifteen regular-season games, the first coming three days after Hauver died on...
  • Learn how to manage chronic disease/diabetes and how to help others manage

    Learn how to manage chronic disease/diabetes and how to help others manage
    Free 6-week diabetes self-management classes are being offered across the region. The weekly 2 1/2 hour sessions teach those living with diabetes -- and prediabetics and caregivers --- how to manage the disease and improve quality of life. The...
  • Lions offer camp scholarships for diabetic children

    The Lions Clubs in District 22-W, which includes Garrett, Allegany Washington, Frederick and Carroll counties, have scholarships available to send children with diabetes to Lions Camp Merrick this summer. The children must be between 7-15 years of age....
  • Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston

    Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston
    Lisa Robinson, the operations director at the Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center, was leading some visitors around the center earlier this year when she stopped in front of a station where a health worker in medical gown and surgical mask was leaning over...
  • Women's health focus of Aurora event

    Women's health focus of Aurora event
    Saturday morning in Aurora, scores of women took a step toward taking care of their health as the locally-based Partners in Health - a nonprofit coalition of community agencies - held its 12th annual "Pathways to Wellness" health fair at the Prisco...
  • Scientists debate impact of removing guidelines for dietary cholesterol

    Scientists debate impact of removing guidelines for dietary cholesterol
    Recently the annual Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report stated that cholesterol was "not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption." Some people celebrated, expecting once again to fill their bellies with unlimited amounts of butter, cheese,...
  • Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept

    Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept
    If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long. That may seem to make...
  • Catamaran: Diabetes drug spending rose 21 percent last year

    Prescription drug spending in 2014 increased 5.7 percent compared with 2013. That compared with a 2.4 percent increase in 2013 from the previous year, according to Catamaran, a pharmacy benefit manager based in Schaumburg. Outlays for diabetes drugs...
  • Health Announcements: Healthy Anne Arundel Month, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, stroke support group, diabetes program, weight management program, American Red Cross, blood drive

    Healthy Anne Arundel Month The Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition is observing the 2nd annual Healthy Anne Arundel Month—April 2015— with special celebrations that highlight county wellness programs and encourage residents to improve their...
  • Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes complications

    POTTSVILLE — Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal was rushed to a hospital to be treated for complications from diabetes, according to family members and supporters who asserted Tuesday that the state prison system has been providing him with...