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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

    Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work
    Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is...
  • Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity

    Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity
    More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Adults having a body mass...
  • Triple the thrills for kids during triathlon challenge

    Weston's Darlene Mizrahi is only 10, but she isn't afraid to take on a challenge. Mizrahi was one of 99 participants in the Davie PAL (Police Athletic League) Kids Triathlon last Sunday at Bamford Park. The youngster earned the silver medal in the...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Upcoming Hearing screenings: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sept.22; Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake & Sumter Counties, 220 S. 9th St, Leesburg. Appointment needed. 352-323-0757 or rosanne@deafandhearing.org. Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to...
  • Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

    Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar
    Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests. High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut...
  • Sept. 17 Letters: Pregnancy health care

      Among the 10 steps outlined by Gov. Terry McAullife in his plan to increase access to health care for the most vulnerable of Virginia's citizens was Step 5. This step will provide comprehensive dental benefits to the approximately 45,000 pregnant...
  • Stints of standing while working may reduce back pain

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The evils of too much sitting include body aches, pains and fatigue, but a new study suggests that 30-minute stints of standing at work may relieve aching backs without harming productivity. Australian office workers...
  • Study asks whether artificial sweeteners may drive diabetes

    LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) - Scientists studying the effects of artificial sweeteners in mice and humans say they have found that eating them may increase the risk of developing glucose intolerance, a risk factor for diabetes. In work that raises...
  • Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'

    Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'
    As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks. To her, the experience meant a chance to live...
  • Fewer hospitalizations for diabetic veterans using VA’s home-based care

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For older U.S. military veterans with multiple chronic conditions, including diabetes, taking advantage of home-based primary care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was linked to fewer hospitalizations, in a...
  • At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money

    At 88, billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's motivated by more than money
    Many executives would have given up after sinking a decade and $1 billion into an unsalable product. Wall Street had hammered the company's stock after regulators issued yet another round of safety concerns. Analysts piled on, some declaring the product...