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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • A cure for diabetes? Don't look to chiropractors, state says

    There are thousands of competent chiropractors in California helping people deal with back or neck pain. And then there are some who run newspaper ads with bold claims about breakthrough treatments for diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Robert...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Caridad, Pathways to benefit from foundation grants

    Palm Healthcare Foundation, Palm Beach County's public healthcare foundation, has approved $905,750 in grants to 10 nonprofits in an effort to solve the county's most complex healthcare issues. Two of those nonprofits, Caridad Center and Pathways to...
  • Changing guidelines: Does bed rest help or hurt a pregnancy?

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. When Lindsey Lafferty was 22 weeks pregnant with triplets, her body showed signs that it was preparing for delivery, so her doctor prescribed one of the most common interventions used to prevent preterm birth: bed rest. For most of the...
  • 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...
  • Novo's Ryzodeg effective in type 2 diabetes treatment: study

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's type 2 diabetes treatment Ryzodeg has proved effective in providing good blood sugar control with fewer injections than a so-called basal-bolus treatment, according to new data from a late-stage study. Ryzodeg...
  • 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...
  • U.S. FDA panel: Novo Nordisk's liraglutide safe, effective for obesity

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's drug liraglutide is safe and effective enough to warrant approval for use in chronically obese patients with at least one weight-related health issue, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • 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,...