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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • Seven Nursing Homes Fined For Medication Errors, Injuries

    Seven nursing homes have been fined by the state Department of Public Health in connection with medication errors and incidents in which residents were burned or broke a leg. Sharon Health Care Center In two separate citations on July 24, Sharon...
  • Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker

    Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker
    "Obviously, the person who has diabetes is affected, but so is the entire family," says Vicki Santo. Her husband, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ron Santo, played major league baseball (1960-1974) with diabetes, and suffered consequences of the...
  • For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems

    For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - (In this August 20th story, corrects Knowler's location in paragraph 3 and corrects de Zeeuw's affiliation in paragraph 13) Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2...
  • Illinois' Cvijanovic brothers share a close bond

    CHAMPAIGN — During Illinois' team photographs at Memorial Stadium, Simon Cvijanovic hoisted his younger brother Peter onto his shoulders for a jovial pose, one 6-foot 6, 300-pound lineman lifting another giant. The last three years, Simon had been...
  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • Does your pancreas overreact after meals?

    Reactive hypoglycemia is a condition with recurring episodes of hypoglycemia in a person who is not diabetic. True reactive hypoglycemia symptoms are caused by low blood glucose ranges, usually less than 70 mg/dL, and occur after eating a meal. For the...
  • Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation

    Life-Changing Conversations On Organ Donation
    No one looks forward to having "the talk," whether the uncomfortable topic is plans for older parents, wishes about end-of-life care or even one that can save lives — organ donation. "And nobody likes to have that discussion; it's an awful...
  • Diabetes Quick Fix: Hot Glazed Tuna Steak with Pecan Spinach Salad

    Fresh tuna steaks get a pleasing jolt from horseradish. Fresh tuna slathered in a sweet and hot sauce takes minutes to make. Meaty and delicious, tuna steaks can dry out easily and need to be carefully cooked. It's best to undercook a little. The tuna...
  • Diabetes 2 is a largely preventable disease; learn how at these free classes on Peninsula

    Diabetes 2 is a largely preventable disease; learn how at these free classes on Peninsula
    Care for those with Diabetes 2 costs the U.S. health system millions annually; it also accounts for economic losses through lost productivity and disability. Virginia won a 3-year competitive grant through the Affordable Care Act to combat the disease...