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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: 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...
  • 'Functional food' hits the spot for those with an appetite for health

     'Functional food' hits the spot for those with an appetite for health
    More than ever, people are getting the message that food can improve health, and research continues to show that nutrition plays a crucial role in the prevention of disease, especially chronic disease. And if you've been paying attention to that message,...
  • Demand rising for medically tailored home-delivered meals

    ATLANTA Sometimes Eunice Andrews tries to imagine what her life would be like had she known about the importance of healthy eating sooner. Would she still have the use of both her legs? Would she still need medication to control her diabetes and high...
  • Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids

    Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids
    Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
  • Study finds plant-based diets lead to weight loss

    Evidence that vegetables – the more the merrier – are good for you is legion. And here’s more: Researchers who analyzed studies of people put on vegetarian or vegan diets found that they lost more than seven pounds regardless of...
  • Hospital doles out $110K, prescribes collaboration

    A dozen nonprofits were presented with a total of $110,000 in grants from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday to help forward their missions combating social issues such as homelessness, obesity and substance abuse. In prior years, grants...
  • NY panel asks feds to probe 2013 Rikers Island inmate death; calls care 'incompetent'

    Federal prosecutors should launch a civil rights probe into the 2013 death of a mentally ill Rikers Island inmate who was locked in his cell for six days without care or medication, a state oversight panel concluded in a review that called the treatment...
  • Consumer Reports: The truth behind the hype of weight-loss shortcuts

    Admit it: When it comes to weight loss, we all want a shortcut, anything easier than good old-fashioned diet and exercise, says ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. And thanks to medical advances, lots of tempting...
  • Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

    Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average...
  • Don Tollefson trial halted as he heads to hospital

    Don Tollefson trial halted as he heads to hospital
    Don Tollefson's fraud trial was halted Thursday morning after the former TV sportscaster complained that his blood sugar was spiking. Tollefson, 62, told Bucks County Judge Rea Boylan that he has diabetes, and that his blood sugar was dangerously high....
  • Discover steps to delay, prevent diabetes

    The University of Florida/Lake County Extension Office will put on "Small Steps/Big Rewards," a three-part series about preventing or delaying diabetes, from 10 a.m. to noon Jan. 23 and 30, and Feb. 6 at the Lake County Agricultural Center, 1951 Woodlea...