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Diabetes

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  • 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...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Novo Nordisk's next big idea: a once-weekly insulin shot

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark's Novo Nordisk, the world's largest insulin maker, is betting on a new way to stay ahead in the $40 billion-plus diabetes market by trying to develop the world's first once-weekly insulin injection. It is an ambitious and...
  • U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports

    U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports
    After growing steadily for nearly two decades, the rate of Type 2 diabetes among American adults appears to have stalled, according to a comprehensive new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC team said the...
  • What Doctors Know: Research shows soda drinkers may be getting more sugar than labels reveal

    Source: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine whatdoctorsknow.com Soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they've been led to believe, according to a new study by the Childhood Obesity...
  • Doctor participates in new Medicare program

    Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs. Called an Accountable Care...
  • A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit

    A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit
    The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door. But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit. The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago. Awarding a local children's...
  • Treating PCOS in Adolescent Girls

    Treating PCOS in Adolescent Girls
    If your adolescent daughter has menstrual issues such as infrequent, prolonged or the absence of periods, you should make an appointment with her primary doctor. There are many possible causes for menstrual problems, including a hormonal condition...
  • State receives $3.5 million to target heart disease, diabetes

    State receives $3.5 million to target heart disease, diabetes
    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to invest in diabetes and heart disease prevention efforts in five designated regions in the state, including Baltimore. The award is one of 21 grants...
  • Overworked and underpaid? You may be at greater risk of diabetes

    Overworked and underpaid? You may be at greater risk of diabetes
    Do you ever feel like your job is killing you? If you work long hours, your job might be giving you diabetes. Health experts have noticed for years that people who spend a lot of time at work are more likely to have various types of health problems,...