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Diabetes

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  • State funding drops for public health in Virginia

    State funding drops for public health in Virginia
    State funding for Virginia's public health system has dropped steadily each year since 2008, according to the annual report card issued by the Trust for America's Health. The 10th annual report uses a number of health indicators — asthma, obesity,...
  • Harvard Health Letter: New concerns about diet sodas

    They're linked to calorie absorption, high blood pressure and heart trouble. For weight-conscious people who love the bite of carbonation and the taste of various soft drinks, the advent of sugar-free sodas 60 years ago seemed a blessing: If there were...
  • The USDA dietary guidelines: Playing politics with our health

    Later this year, the Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release the latest edition of their dietary guidelines, which sets the agenda for what Americans should eat to maintain a healthy weight, prevent...
  • Diabetes Quick Fix: Seafood Kabobs with Brown Rice

    Kabobs with a mixture of seafood and colorful vegetables make a quick, flavorful dinner. I chose shrimp and scallops for their texture and flavor. Zucchini and yellow squash add color and crispness. These kebobs need only 5 minutes to cook. The pieces...
  • 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...