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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • A form of liver disease has quickly emerged as a public health threat

    PITTSBURGH Renee Terney, who traveled to Erie, Pa., earlier this month to ride the slides at Splash Lagoon, has come a long way in the 2 1/2 years since she was struck by a form of liver disease that has quickly emerged as a public health threat and a...
  • MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler

    MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler
    Los Angeles billionaire-inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind Corp. of Valencia, got the OK on Friday to sell the drug called...
  • U.S. regulator approves Afrezza inhalable insulin

    U.S. regulator approves Afrezza inhalable insulin
    After more than a decade of work and nearly $1 billion of his personal fortune, Los Angeles inventor Alfred Mann's quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for people with diabetes won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind...
  • Inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, from L.A.'s MannKind, is approved

    Inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, from L.A.'s MannKind, is approved
    Los Angeles billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His Valencia company, MannKind Corp., got the OK to sell the drug called Afrezza,...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Big fat surprise

    This letter from Joan V. caught my attention: "I am an 80 year-old lady who has enjoyed eating all my life. I am most comfortable eating meat and vegetables ... always have been. "For parts of my life (like WWII and later) we were able to grow a lot...
  • Herb found in Vietnam improves blood-sugar levels for type 2 diabetes

    Returning to one's native country for a visit can provide a few surprises, as Ngoc L. Thai came to realize. When the Allegheny General Hospital transplant surgeon returned to Vietnam, he met an uncle for the first time in his family's home village of...
  • Interview with Laurie David

    Producer of the award-winning documentary "An Inconvenient Truth," about global warming, Laurie David is at it again. The 56-year-old is the ex-wife of Larry David, the star of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Now known as Laurie Lennard, she is an advocate and...
  • Let's get moving for better health: My Word

    When it comes to good health, the latest research shows that sedentary lifestyles are more deadly than smoking. Others studies reveal that physical activity is the single most-important thing we can do to reverse the epidemic of chronic disease that now...
  • Islet transplant helps control diabetes after pancreas removal

    PITTSBURGH Extreme, persistent pain can lead a person to make dramatic decisions, including getting rid of the painful body part. That's what Vincent Nasser, 28, of Squirrel Hill decided to do last summer. Entering his senior year at Penn State...
  • EVMS lands 2 grants of $100,000 -- for diabetes and breast cancer research

    EVMS lands 2 grants of $100,000 -- for diabetes and breast cancer research
    Virginia's Center for Innovative Technology has awarded 2 grants to EVMS researchers. Jerry Nadler, MD, received one of the grants for his research into Type 1 diabetes; he is focusing on the enzyme 12-Lipoxygenase, which has been associated with...
  • Berkeley City Council may put sugary drink tax before voters

    The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday evening is scheduled to vote on whether to put a tax of 1 cent per ounce on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages before voters on the November ballot. A yes vote by the council -- where there appears to be little...