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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Ramadan fast imposes difficult choice on diabetic Muslims

    For years, diabetic Shawkat al-Khalili ignored his doctor's orders not to fast during the holy month of Ramadan when most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims abstain from food and water from sunrise to sunset. Islam exempts the sick from fasting, but...
  • Tour de Cure's young fundraising champ

    Tour de Cure's young fundraising champ
    Some people, faced with a serious problem, try to do something about it — like 10-year-old Joseph McDonagh of Niles. The Field Elementary School student, known as Jojo to friends and family, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes last year. So, this...
  • Effect of PCOS on fertility can vary from one woman to another

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 24 and was recently diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome. How will this affect my fertility? ANSWER: The effect of polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, on fertility can vary quite a bit from one woman to another. In some women,...
  • Turmeric Rx: Centuries-old Indian spice may have multiple health benefits

    Over the centuries, the root-like stem of the Curcuma longa plant has been used to make yellow dyes and spike food with some tasty zing. But an ever-growing mountain of evidence shows that boldly colored turmeric with its earthy, bitter-gingery taste...
  • ¿Sabe cuales son los platillos con más calorías y donde los venden?

    ¿Sabe cuales son los platillos con más calorías y donde los venden?
    ¿Qué comida le entrega a usted la fabulosa cantidad de 2,710 calorías y 6.530 miligramos de sodio? Red Lobster se lleva el primer lugar cuando se trata de servir la comida más alta en calorías de los restaurante ‘fastfood’ — incluyendo...
  • Fitness Files: Visceral fat is the stuff to really be concerned about

    My friend Lauren pointed to my watermelon-shaped belly. "Hey, your tummy sticks out just like mine after you eat. Downing Lauren's delectable dinner makes me despise the skinny jeans I donned for her party. But exterior roundness is nothing compared...
  • Metformin may lower risk of glaucoma in people with diabetes

    Q: I just read that the drug metformin might help prevent glaucoma. I have pre-diabetes and am working on lowering my blood sugar. My last eye exam indicated my eye pressures were in the high normal range. Should I start metformin now? A: Metformin is...
  • Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day

    Health experts have figured out how much time you should sit each day
    Experts say you should start standing up at work for at least two hours a day — and work your way toward four. That is a long-awaited answer for a growing number of workers who may have heard of the terrible health effects of prolonged sitting and...
  • Adult diseases can strike children because of poor diet and obesity

    Adult diseases can strike children because of poor diet and obesity
    Once seen only among an older population, adult diseases such as fatty liver disease, hypertension and osteoporosis are being diagnosed more and more in children. And you can add to that sleep apnea, Type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol levels. The...
  • MannKind's inhaled insulin drug proves hard for diabetics to get

    MannKind's inhaled insulin drug proves hard for diabetics to get
    It took 10 years and $1 billion for MannKind Corp. in Valencia to get its breakthrough inhaled-insulin drug approved by U.S. regulators. Now comes the hard part: getting people with diabetes to use it. If Cynthia Goldstein's experience is any...
  • Health Announcements: BWMC programs

    BWMC programs UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie will offer the following programs June 15, 17, 18, and 19. •A new program, "Look Good, Feel Better," will be held from 10 a.m. to noon the third Monday of every month beginning...