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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • 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....
  • 2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors

    2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors
    After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014. Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
  • 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...
  • Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks

    Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks
    Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
  • The best home health aides pair skill with compassion

    By Erinn Hutkin Home health aide Keany Obi said her passion for the profession came from caring for her mother-in-law, who suffered from severe diabetes and dementia. After her mother-in-law died and Obi immigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria in 2011, she...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Test your knowledge of the benefits of breakfast

    From a health standpoint, experts continue to confirm that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So important that the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently dedicated an entire mini-journal to "The Benefits of Breakfast." Let's see if...
  • Lake County classes focus on diabetes prevention

    Lake County classes focus on diabetes prevention
    Some people might be tempted to make that universal assumption: over the holidays, we all eat a bit too much, and then January comes along, we go back to our normal eating patterns, and everything is fine. Joining a gym may have been high on a lot of...
  • Study: Diabetes drug affecting fish in Lake Michigan

    DETROIT Researchers have found that pharmaceuticals and personal-care byproducts persist at low levels miles from sewage discharge pipes in Lake Michigan. And a study from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee shows that the most prevalent drug in the...
  • Ayasdi CEO Gurjeet Singh uses 'big math' to tame big data

    MENLO PARK, Calif. Gurjeet Singh is chief executive officer and co-founder of a company that reflects an emerging trend in Silicon Valley the intersection of computer science and mathematics to tackle real world problems. A native of India, he earned his...
  • Free health information, screenings, education

    Parenting skills may not come naturally, so the "Active Parenting" classes at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News aim to teach skills that all can use. "A Parent's Guide to Raising Happy and Successful Children, ages 5 to 12: Kids Don't Come with...
  • Study: Diabetes medication may be doing harm to some older patients

    MILWAUKEE Many older people with diabetes who have other health problems have been kept on intensive and potentially harmful blood sugar control regimens, according to the paper published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine. Diabetes is common in people...