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  • Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation

    Founder retires, hands over leadership at Patient Advocate Foundation
    The health advocacy group that started with fewer than a handful of volunteers and a $5,000 budget, now employs more than 185, has an annual budget of more than $50 million, and each year serves more than 90,000 patients with chronic or debilitating...
  • The Crowd: Putting a dent in diabetes

    The Crowd: Putting a dent in diabetes
    They called on donors to "Join the Revolution" to end diabetes — in particular, Type 1 diabetes (T1D), affecting some 3 million Americans, including a large number of children. It is estimated that, currently, some 26 million Americans overall are...
  • Type 2 diabetes, depression raise the risk of dementia

    PITTSBURGH It's already known that people with Type 2 diabetes and those with depression each face a greater risk of dementia. But now a study published online Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry says people with both conditions face a risk of dementia higher...
  • Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar

    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar
    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar Our mothers told us that sugar is filled with "empty calories," and it can rot your teeth, make you fat and give you diabetes. They told us this because, unfortunately, it's true. But this is...
  • Boost the power of your breakfast cereal

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Grocery store shelves are filled with dozens of breakfast cereals, all promising important health benefits. But how do you know if you're getting what you need? "Labels and marketing promises on boxes can be confusing. It's...
  • IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark

    IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark
    First, Sesame Street's Cookie Monster gets grilled over his diet. Now this: There is a billboard near Coca-Cola Park in Allentown that is urging baseball fans to keep bacon off their plates. The billboard is part of an effort by the Physicians...
  • FDA panel wants heart failure risk on AstraZeneca drugs

    Federal health advisers say AstraZeneca's Onglyza and a related diabetes drug should carry new information about a possible association with heart failure and death. The Food and Drug Administration's panel of diabetes experts voiced concern about data...
  • Women's health focus of Aurora event

    Women's health focus of Aurora event
    Saturday morning in Aurora, scores of women took a step toward taking care of their health as the locally-based Partners in Health - a nonprofit coalition of community agencies - held its 12th annual "Pathways to Wellness" health fair at the Prisco...
  • Scientists debate impact of removing guidelines for dietary cholesterol

    Scientists debate impact of removing guidelines for dietary cholesterol
    Recently the annual Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report stated that cholesterol was "not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption." Some people celebrated, expecting once again to fill their bellies with unlimited amounts of butter, cheese,...
  • Autism could be linked with moms' diabetes during pregnancy

    Diabetes that develops early in pregnancy may increase women's chances of having a child with autism, according to a new study. The risk was seen in young children whose mothers were diagnosed with diabetes during the most crucial period of fetal brain...
  • Medical researcher: Studies, data can prompt improvements in public health

    Jana Hirschtick grew up with a father who was a physician and a mother who worked as a teacher -- both professionals with an altruistic nature, she recalled. Today, Hirschtick, 33, works as an epidemiologist at Chicago's Sinai Urban Health Institute...