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Diabetes

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  • Fewer hospitalizations for diabetic veterans using VA’s home-based care

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For older U.S. military veterans with multiple chronic conditions, including diabetes, taking advantage of home-based primary care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was linked to fewer hospitalizations, in a...
  • Triple the thrills for kids during triathlon challenge

    Weston's Darlene Mizrahi is only 10, but she isn't afraid to take on a challenge. Mizrahi was one of 99 participants in the Davie PAL (Police Athletic League) Kids Triathlon last Sunday at Bamford Park. The youngster earned the silver medal in the...
  • Stints of standing while working may reduce back pain

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The evils of too much sitting include body aches, pains and fatigue, but a new study suggests that 30-minute stints of standing at work may relieve aching backs without harming productivity. Australian office workers...
  • READER SUBMITTED: F.T. Waverly-Simpson School And The Links Inc. Present Community Health Fair

    The F.T. Simpson-Waverly School, in partnership with the Farmington Valley Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, will present its Fourth Annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the F.T. Simpson Waverly School, l55 Waverly St., in...
  • Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'

    Kids with Type 1 diabetes get a taste of normal life with 'bionic pancreas'
    As 7-year-old Zara Cheek packed her bags for her first sleep-away camp this summer, she found herself looking forward to more than just swimming, going on hikes and eating S'mores for two glorious weeks. To her, the experience meant a chance to live...
  • Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity

    Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity
    More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Adults having a body mass...
  • Kutztown University to name its football stadium in Andre Reed's honor

    Kutztown University to name its football stadium in Andre Reed's honor
    If you thought the Andre Reed celebrations ended with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame last month in Canton, you were badly mistaken. The honors and accolades keep pouring in. Kutztown University announced Thursday it will rename its...
  • Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar

    Fake sweeteners may mess with the way our bodies metabolize sugar
    Diet sodas and those packets of artificial sweetener you put in your coffee may not be as benign as we thought, a new study suggests. High doses of artificial sweeteners like saccharin, sucralose and aspartame can change the population of healthy gut...
  • Free classes/support groups for diabetes and pre-diabetes -- learn strategies, coping skills

    Free classes/support groups for diabetes and pre-diabetes -- learn strategies, coping skills
    Free 6-week program -- learn how to avoid/manage chronic disease.   Six-week Stanford University workshop for those who are pre-diabetic, those with type 2 diabetes, and/or their caregivers.    *Learn tips and techniques for managing your symptoms...
  • Prickless blood sugar test on horizon for diabetics

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Eventually, people with diabetes won't need to prick their fingers multiple times a day to check their blood sugar levels, if researchers have their way. Sylvia Daunert and her lab team at the University of Miami in...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....