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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Quinn on Nutrition: Unorthodox tactics to fight Type 1 diabetes

    We were invited to stroll through stunning vineyards as we made our way to picnic tables shaded by giant oaks trees. While we munched on lunch, Clarence the Clown entertained us with colorful balloons, magic tricks and his own brand of nutrition humor:...
  • A Hampton family copes with diabetes

    A Hampton family copes with diabetes
    She put on a pair of Crocs and hesitated for a minute to catch her balance. Then Christine Hadley swept her arm and called her four children by the affectionate abbreviation, "A, B, C and D," to follow her on a stroll to the beach at Buckroe two blocks...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: For many, lifestyle changes and medication can slow progression of chronic kidney disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife was diagnosed with "moderate" chronic kidney disease about three months ago. What does this mean? Are there things she can do to stop the progression of the disease? ANSWER: Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each the size...
  • Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes

    Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes
    As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero and just after birth to the pesticide DDT showed metabolic changes that put them at greater risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes, a new study says. The metabolic abnormalities seen in...
  • DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax

    DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Wednesday introduced legislation to impose a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks, a proposal designed to curb obesity, diabetes, and the resulting health care costs. The bill proposes an excise tax based on sugar...
  • Steven Whitman, social epidemiologist, 1943-2014

     Steven Whitman, social epidemiologist, 1943-2014
    As a social epidemiologist, Steven Whitman documented differences in medical care based on race and income and used his findings to push for changes in public policy. "He had a passion for social justice and fairness, and that drove him in his life...
  • Tackling diabetes one person at a time

    Tackling diabetes one person at a time
    HAMPTON — There are a dozen stories in the room. Participants — black and white, young and old, men and women — each have their own narrative as to how they came to be in a workshop to learn how to control diabetes. They're insulin-...
  • Free diabetes workshops in York

    Free diabetes workshops in York
    Free diabetes education classes. The 6-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 and   living well with...
  • Jordan Gross transformation: From 305 pounds to 235 in 7 months

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. Fans don't recognize him as often. Former teammates joked when they saw him at training camp. And his kids are excited that he can easily put on his seat belt. Since playing his last game for the Carolina Panthers in January, Jordan...
  • Breastfeeding does a baby good; NN, VB events

    Breastfeeding Mamas started with five members and has grown to include 7,000 who participate via Facebook. They will gather at the Midtown Community Center in Newport News on Saturday, Aug. 2, to participate in the International Big Latch On celebration....
  • EatingWell-Strugging with diabetes? Develop a can-do attitude

    If you've ever woken up and had the urge to throw your meter out the window and toss your medications down the drain, what stopped you? The thought of your spouse or children? An inspirational phrase taped to the fridge? Riding the glucose roller coaster...