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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • A form of liver disease has quickly emerged as a public health threat

    PITTSBURGH Renee Terney, who traveled to Erie, Pa., earlier this month to ride the slides at Splash Lagoon, has come a long way in the 2 1/2 years since she was struck by a form of liver disease that has quickly emerged as a public health threat and a...
  • Chronic pain statistic called exaggerated, misleading

    MILWAUKEE When faced with intense criticism for her agency's approval of the powerful narcotic painkiller Zohydro, U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg turned to a sobering statistic:100 million Americans are suffering from...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Big fat surprise

    This letter from Joan V. caught my attention: "I am an 80 year-old lady who has enjoyed eating all my life. I am most comfortable eating meat and vegetables ... always have been. "For parts of my life (like WWII and later) we were able to grow a lot...
  • Herb found in Vietnam improves blood-sugar levels for type 2 diabetes

    Returning to one's native country for a visit can provide a few surprises, as Ngoc L. Thai came to realize. When the Allegheny General Hospital transplant surgeon returned to Vietnam, he met an uncle for the first time in his family's home village of...
  • Inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, from L.A.'s MannKind, is approved

    Inhaled insulin drug Afrezza, from L.A.'s MannKind, is approved
    Los Angeles billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His Valencia company, MannKind Corp., got the OK to sell the drug called Afrezza,...
  • U.S. regulator approves Afrezza inhalable insulin

    U.S. regulator approves Afrezza inhalable insulin
    After more than a decade of work and nearly $1 billion of his personal fortune, Los Angeles inventor Alfred Mann's quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for people with diabetes won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind...
  • Exercise before meals might help stave off diabetes, researchers say

    Here’s a new kind of before-meal snack: A little intense exercise might be a good plan for people trying to control their blood sugar. Researchers call it “exercise snacking,” and say that a brief burst of intense exercise is more...
  • Start the day strong by adding veggies to your breakfast menu

    "Eat your vegetables" is oft-repeated advice at the dinner table, but how many times do you hear it at breakfast? While vegetables are not typically at the forefront of Americans' minds when it comes to the first meal of the day, it can be an ideal...
  • Short, intense workouts lower blood sugar, study says

    Short, intense workouts lower blood sugar, study says
    Here's a new before-meal snack: A little intense exercise might be a good plan for people trying to control their blood sugar. Researchers call it "exercise snacking" and say that a brief burst of intense exercise is more effective than a moderate daily...
  • Take advantage of workplace wellness programs

    Take advantage of workplace wellness programs
    Cassia Soldano says she hit rock bottom after her second child was born in 2012 and her weight climbed to 320 pounds. She knew she needed to do something about it. "As soon as I had my son, it hit me. I had to make a change," says the 37-year-old public...
  • Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression

    Bioengineer is working to make E. coli fight obesity, depression
    Scientists have made great strides in cataloging the human microbiome, the collection of tiny organisms that live on and in our bodies. Now some researchers want to put those microbes to work. At the forefront of this effort is Jeff Tabor, a synthetic...