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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Novo Nordisk gets positive opinion on Tresiba for children in Europe

    Drug maker Novo Nordisk said the European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has issued a positive opinion on the use of its diabetes drug Tresiba for the treatment of children and adolescents. An European Commission approval of the...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Books to fill you up with healthful information

    Want to give the gift of nutrition this Christmas? Here's a sampling of useful books from reliable sources: Diabetes Meal Planning & Nutrition for Dummies, Toby Smithson, RDN, CDE and Alan L. Rubin, MD. John Wiley & Sons, 2014. Simplified meal planning...
  • Eli Lilly and Adocia agree to develop fast-acting insulin

    U.S. drugmaker Eli Lilly and French biotech Adocia said on Friday they agreed a worldwide licensing partnership to develop an ultra-rapid insulin to treat patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. The fast-acting insulin, called BioChaperone Lispro, is...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
  • Hypoglycemia can lead to severe medical problems if left untreated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial? ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
  • EatingWell: What you need to know about carbs and diabetes

    Do you need to avoid sugar? How safe are sugar substitutes? And what about the glycemic index? Here are some answers on eating carbs healthfully with diabetes: Should I avoid sugar entirely? Too much sugar is not the cause of diabetes, and studies...
  • What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note

    What's the best approach to weight loss? Ten 2014 studies to note
    Low fat? Low carb? Vegan? Crash diets? Diet soda? Exercise? What’s the most effective way to lose weight? Here’s a look at what 2014’s weight loss studies showed us, including one cautionary tale for all dieters. The diet battle of the...
  • Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy

    Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy
    The Hoag Hospital Foundation's 48th annual Christmas Carol Ball last weekend raised $850,000 to support Hoag's research, education, clinical staff and patient support services. More than 520 people turned out at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort &...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Manage diabetes over the holidays

    Tis the season for food and fun and good cheer. As it should be. Yet through these holidays, one of every ten Americans will carry the challenges of living with diabetes. Whether we have this chronic disease or not, most of us know that carrots are...
  • NSU doubling medical school grads training here

    NSU doubling medical school grads training here
    Nova Southeastern University has doubled its number of osteopathic medical graduates training in South Florida in the last 10 years, helping to ease a shortage of physicians at a time when demand for medical care is increasing. The university's Davie-...
  • To attack health disparities, states take a broader view

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. For years, proposals to raise the minimum wage in Minnesota bogged down over economic concerns: Would a raise impel businesses to leave the state? Would it decrease employment? Would it touch off inflation? The supporters' main...