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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Commentary: Believe in a broader use of statins

    September is National Cholesterol Education Month, and it's time that people take the necessary steps to prevent and treat one of the main risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Recently, the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart...
  • Shift work linked to greater diabetes risk

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – People who work night shifts, or constantly changing shifts are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes compared to non-shift workers, suggests a new analysis of previous studies. The risk was highest for men and...
  • EatingWell: Staying in shape does great things for your health

    When many people decide to "get fit," they assume it involves rigorous activity. But you don't have to spend hours in a gym to be physically active. Playing outdoors with your child, swimming a lap, climbing a flight of stairs, walking to the store,...
  • I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge

    I won't accept Ice Bucket Challenge
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the prevalence of ALS in the U.S. at about 12,000 persons, while other diseases such as Alzheimer's (5.2 million) and diabetes (25.8 million) remain more costly in terms of numbers afflicted and are...
  • 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...
  • U.S. diet quality improves, but gap widens between rich and poor

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new study of Americans' eating habits finds that people are choosing more healthy foods and less of the unhealthy ones, overall, and consumption of trans fats has plummeted over a decade. But scores for diet quality...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Tips to make growing old take longer

    "I thought growing old would take longer," a friend of mine recently quipped. I laughed. But boy, did I realize her meaning as I chased my two-year old granddaughter around recently. Growing older isn't for sissies. Case in point: Starting as early as...
  • Take Primary Care Training Out Of Hospitals

    Primary care doctors may receive most of their training in community settings rather than in hospitals if policy-makers follow the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine in its July report "Graduate Medical Education That Meets The Nation's Health...
  • Takeda, Lilly lose bid to overturn $9 billion award for hiding cancer risk

    (Reuters) - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd and Eli Lilly & Co lost a bid to overturn a combined $9 billion punitive damage award by a U.S. jury for hiding cancer risks associated with their Actos diabetes drug, according to a court ruling. "Plaintiffs have...
  • Jill Sumfest: Special Needs Plans offer help for seniors with diabetes

    We often hear health care discussed in terms of big numbers — millions and billions. Take diabetes, for example. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 26 million Americans have diabetes and its treatment and impact...