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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Study: Tighter control of type 1 diabetes leads to greater life expectancy

    PITTSBURGH People with type 1 diabetes who intensively control their blood glucose soon after diagnosis are likely to live longer than those who do not, according to a study published online Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association....
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Steps can be taken to combat prediabetes and prevent its progression to diabetes

    By Adrian Vella, M.D., Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Is it possible to cure prediabetes, or does being diagnosed with it mean you'll either always have it or eventually become diabetic? ANSWER: Having prediabetes does...
  • Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy

    Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy
    The Hoag Hospital Foundation's 48th annual Christmas Carol Ball last weekend raised $850,000 to support Hoag's research, education, clinical staff and patient support services. More than 520 people turned out at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort &...
  • EatingWell: What you need to know about carbs and diabetes

    Do you need to avoid sugar? How safe are sugar substitutes? And what about the glycemic index? Here are some answers on eating carbs healthfully with diabetes: Should I avoid sugar entirely? Too much sugar is not the cause of diabetes, and studies...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    Flu shots, nasal spray Free seasonal flu shots and nasal spray are available by appointment at the health department's Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, S.W. Glen Burnie 410-222-6633 and Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew Street, Annapolis, 410-222-...
  • Hypoglycemia can lead to severe medical problems if left untreated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial? ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
  • Why a sweet tooth can make you sick

    Why a sweet tooth can make you sick
    Thanks for running Barbara Sadick's article "Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease" (Dec. 5). The article brings public attention to the damaging effects of sugar on our health, showing that sugars are making us sick by...
  • Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health

    Environmental Nutrition: Top 5 spices for health
    Herbs and spices not only punch up food's appeal, they also can boost your immune system to help your body fight disease. Some herbs and spices have specific benefits, such as calming an upset stomach or aiding in blood sugar control. It's no...
  • Does Santa Claus still believe in Jay Cutler?

    Does Santa Claus still believe in Jay Cutler?
    SANTA CLAUS, Ind. — The jolly, chubby, bearded man leans back and lets out a belly laugh so deep it shakes the stuffed elves hanging on the nearby tree. He's sitting in a large red armchair beside a fireplace at the back of the Christmas Store...
  • Commentary: Increase exercise over the holidays to offset overeating

    Before you reach for that second helping of pumpkin pie, consider this: The average American adult gains between 2 and 12 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day. For several years, my own scale tipped eight pounds to the right after every holiday...
  • Nutritional experts say it's time to stop fearing fat

    PHILADELPHIA Those seeking the keys to a healthy diet these days face a predicament. Decades of studies have produced vast stores of data about the foods and nutrients likely to enhance and extend life. But any attempt to retrieve this vital knowledge...