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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Americans have 14 million smoking-related ailments: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About 14 million major medical conditions in the U.S. can be blamed on smoking, according to a study by health officials. Using surveys, the researchers found that in 2009 roughly seven million Americans reported almost 11...
  • Report: Harvard researcher says Type 1 diabetes breakthrough imminent

    Report: Harvard researcher says Type 1 diabetes breakthrough imminent
    After a lifetime working to crack Diabetes 1, a Harvard researcher and parent of a son with the disease, is on the cusp of a cure. Read the full story in Britain's The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/11151909/Cure-for-Type-1-...
  • Companion dog for diabetes keeps Upland kicker in check

    Companion dog for diabetes keeps Upland kicker in check
    The best-known wonder dog named Astro was from "The Jetsons," the futuristic family featured in the 1962 television cartoon series. In 2014, Luke Van Ginkel, the senior kicker for Upland High, thinks his 3-year-old Labrador retriever named Astro is...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Report offers healthy habits to prevent dementia

    "Something's not right with my brain," my dad told me the year before he was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease the most common cause of dementia that destroys brains cells and nerves that carry messages in the brain. He was in his 70s at the time and the...
  • Better diabetes remission after weight loss surgery than other methods

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – More than 20 years of evidence suggests that bariatric surgery produces greater weight loss and more type 2 diabetes remissions than nonsurgical treatments for the obese, according to a review. The results, from a...
  • Working long hours tied to increased diabetes risk among poor

    Working long hours tied to increased diabetes risk among poor
    People in low-paying jobs may be at higher risk of developing diabetes if they work long hours, suggests a new analysis of past research. Low-income workers were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if they put in more than 55 hours per week than if...
  • Healthy lifestyle tips showcased on World Heart Day

    Delray Beach Medical Center observed World Heart Day to encourage employees and the community in heart-healthy habits. Healthcare staff was on hand with motivational material and giveaways. World Heart Day is an international event that takes place...
  • Feedback 10/6: State coverage, politics, small print and more

    •In today's (Oct. 3) paper, Page 10, under State, I think the Daily Press needed to put some additional comment, either preceding or following the Washington Post article. This should never have occurred under State. Yes, people in Virginia are...
  • Fitting glasses just part of comprehensive eye care

    By Erinn Hutkin Optometry involves far more than giving eye exams and fitting people for glasses and contact lenses. Deborah Zelinsky, an optometrist at Northbrook's Mind-Eye Connection, is part of a highly trained team of vision experts serving...
  • Silicon Valley takes benefits 'arms race' to health care

    Silicon Valley takes benefits 'arms race' to health care
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - High salaries and free food aren't enough any more in Silicon Valley, where maturing companies are competing for talent with creative health care and "wellness" programs that use gadgets to promote good behavior. Standard...