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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Injectable diabetes medicine drives down weight, too, research finds

    Injectable diabetes medicine drives down weight, too, research finds
    The diabetes medication liraglutide helped more than twice as many obese subjects in a clinical trial lose 5% of their body weight, and more than three times as many lose a tenth of their body weight, compared with subjects taking a placebo, according...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Summer food safety The Department of Health reminds residents to be aware of foodborne illness this summer. In 2014 in Anne Arundel county there were 76 confirmed or probable cases of salmonellosis. For a list of tips, go to aahealth.org and select...
  • Ondra-Huyett Associates builds new Red Cross facility and other company news

    Ondra-Huyett Associates builds new Red Cross facility and other company news
    Red Cross opens training, response center The American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley recently celebrated the opening of its 12,700-square-foot office, training center and disaster response center at 3939 Broadway, South Whitehall Township....
  • Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Big study seeks answer

    For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also prevent the disease? Thirteen-year-old Hayden...
  • 5 ways to fight inflammation: Cancer, heart disease, diabetes linked to problem

    If inflammation ranks low on your list of health concerns, it may be time to bump it up. The reason: Inflammation, or your body's response to injury or infection, has been associated with arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, and even cancer. So what can...
  • Health Announcements: Stroke and diabetes support, Safe Sitter classes

    Stroke support A stroke support group will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 14 to discuss stroke recovery and prevention in the Dr. Constantine Padussis Conference Center at UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, 301 Hospital Drive, Glen Burnie. For...
  • Study: Bariatric surgery, lifestyle changes can control Type 2 diabetes

    PITTSBURGH Bariatric surgery and lifestyle changes may be a key method of controlling Type 2 diabetes over the long haul, according to a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center study published Wednesday. While researchers previously demonstrated that the...
  • Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year

    Sugary drinks linked to 25,000 deaths in the U.S. each year
    By contributing to obesity and, through that, to diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, the consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks appears to claim the lives of about 25,000 American adults yearly and is linked worldwide to the deaths of 180,000 each...
  • Two cultures, same risk for cognitive impairment from diabetes

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Diabetes is a known risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia, age-related conditions that affect memory and thinking skills. However, little is known about how the diabetes-cognitive decline link compares across cultures....
  • Diabetes Quick Fix: Roast Pork with Chunky Strawberry Salsa and Linguine with Summer Squash

    Shopping List: 3/4 pound pork tenderloin, 1 bottle ground cumin, 1/4 pound spinach linguine, 1/2 pound frozen sliced yellow squash, 1 small container ripe strawberries, 1 container fresh diced red onion, 1 lime, 1 bunch cilantro (optional) Staples:...
  • Food access is a basic human right

    Food access is a basic human right
    When people learn that I work in the ER, they ask me about car crashes, stabbings and shootings. They are surprised when I talk about patients who are seen for the number one medical problem, the leading killer in our city: heart disease. More than 30...