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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Consumer Reports: Coffee and your health

    The headlines about coffee's impact on your health seem to change as quickly as the time it takes to drink a cup, says Consumer Reports. Should you savor every drop or try to cut down? Here's what we know right now: >> It may lengthen your life. True,...
  • Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk

    Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk
    EVMS Medical Group an the Obici Healthcare Foundation are partnering to provide diabetes care through the establishment of the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center of Western Tidewater. The center will care for both insured and uninsured patients,...
  • Study warns more health insurers using high drug copays to dissuade enrollment by sickest

    Insurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain plans, according to a study released Wednesday. One of the...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hypoglycemia can lead to severe medical problems if left untreated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial? ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
  • Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

    Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hospital doles out $110K, prescribes collaboration

    A dozen nonprofits were presented with a total of $110,000 in grants from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday to help forward their missions combating social issues such as homelessness, obesity and substance abuse. In prior years, grants...
  • Consumer Reports: The truth behind the hype of weight-loss shortcuts

    Admit it: When it comes to weight loss, we all want a shortcut, anything easier than good old-fashioned diet and exercise, says ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. And thanks to medical advances, lots of tempting...
  • Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids

    Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids
    Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...