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Diabetes

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  • 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...
  • CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...
  • Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next

    Controversial high-protein diet author tackling sugar next
    He went to Harvard and Stanford universities to become a scientist, but then Gary Taubes discovered investigative journalism. He had a bachelor's degree in physics and was working on a master's degree in aerospace engineering at Stanford when he chose a...
  • Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Raccoon rabies project The county health department has begun its raccoon oral rabies vaccination project to immunize thousands of wild raccoons by placing approximately 85,000 rabies vaccine baits throughout the county. Trained bait teams, wearing...
  • New blood sugar monitor for diabetes -- with a Chicago connection

    New blood sugar monitor for diabetes -- with a Chicago connection
    A new company to be led by former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman won regulatory approval this week for a device that will help diabetics better monitor their blood sugar levels and alert family and friends to abnormalities. The handheld, called In Touch,...
  • Special 9-year-old Lower Macungie girl to be featured on CNN on Wednesday

    Special 9-year-old Lower Macungie girl to be featured on CNN on Wednesday
    Carly Lenett, the amazing 9-year-old from Lower Macungie Township who is planning another 3-mile swim marathon on Sept. 20 at Emmaus High School, was recently interviewed by CNN and will be featured on the all-news network in the 8 a.m. hour and in the...
  • YMCA has big plans, even as 'visionary' leader to step down

    YMCA has big plans, even as 'visionary' leader to step down
    When Jim Ferber came to interview for the job of leading the YMCA across six Central Florida counties, recruiters pressed him for an opinion of the facilities. He hesitated. "On the record?" he asked, trying to gauge whether they'd be offended by the...
  • Diabetics pay little attention to salt warnings: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a recent survey, most adults with diabetes knew that a high-salt diet is linked to high blood pressure and stroke - but most still consumed too much sodium anyway. "Despite knowledge that a high salt diet is related to...
  • For a healthy brain, control blood glucose through diet

    Poor dietary choices, being overweight, and being inactive often lead to blood glucose problems. And research suggests that elevated blood glucose levels — in people with or without diabetes — may be linked with cognitive problems. In a study...
  • Caridad Center brings health workshops to area

    For several years Boynton Beach-based Caridad Center's Prevention, Education and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Program has been offering various workshops and working with more than 200 organizations throughout Palm Beach County to helps residents...