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Diabetes

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  • Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar

    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar
    Sugar lobby keeps Congress from souring on sugar Our mothers told us that sugar is filled with "empty calories," and it can rot your teeth, make you fat and give you diabetes. They told us this because, unfortunately, it's true. But this is...
  • Boost the power of your breakfast cereal

    Source: Harvard Health Letter Grocery store shelves are filled with dozens of breakfast cereals, all promising important health benefits. But how do you know if you're getting what you need? "Labels and marketing promises on boxes can be confusing. It's...
  • IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark

    IronPigs to offer 'broccoli' at the ballpark
    First, Sesame Street's Cookie Monster gets grilled over his diet. Now this: There is a billboard near Coca-Cola Park in Allentown that is urging baseball fans to keep bacon off their plates. The billboard is part of an effort by the Physicians...
  • FDA panel wants heart failure risk on AstraZeneca drugs

    Federal health advisers say AstraZeneca's Onglyza and a related diabetes drug should carry new information about a possible association with heart failure and death. The Food and Drug Administration's panel of diabetes experts voiced concern about data...
  • Health Announcements: Healthy Anne Arundel Month, UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center, stroke support group, diabetes program, weight management program, American Red Cross, blood drive

    Healthy Anne Arundel Month The Healthy Anne Arundel Coalition is observing the 2nd annual Healthy Anne Arundel Month—April 2015— with special celebrations that highlight county wellness programs and encourage residents to improve their...
  • Family: Mumia Abu-Jamal treated for diabetes complications

    POTTSVILLE — Former death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal was rushed to a hospital to be treated for complications from diabetes, according to family members and supporters who asserted Tuesday that the state prison system has been providing him with...
  • Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare

    Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare
    Low-income patients with diabetes are getting better access to medical care in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, suggests a new study that provides one of the first indications of the sweeping law's health...
  • Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston

    Health center services in demand at new site in Evanston
    Lisa Robinson, the operations director at the Erie Evanston/Skokie Health Center, was leading some visitors around the center earlier this year when she stopped in front of a station where a health worker in medical gown and surgical mask was leaning over...
  • Women's health focus of Aurora event

    Women's health focus of Aurora event
    Saturday morning in Aurora, scores of women took a step toward taking care of their health as the locally-based Partners in Health - a nonprofit coalition of community agencies - held its 12th annual "Pathways to Wellness" health fair at the Prisco...
  • Scientists debate impact of removing guidelines for dietary cholesterol

    Scientists debate impact of removing guidelines for dietary cholesterol
    Recently the annual Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report stated that cholesterol was "not a nutrient of concern for overconsumption." Some people celebrated, expecting once again to fill their bellies with unlimited amounts of butter, cheese,...
  • Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept

    Realities of the diet treadmill spur 'leanest livable weight' concept
    If, like millions of people, you've been on diets, perhaps lots of them, researcher Traci Mann says you should be relieved to know that it's not a flaw in your character that they didn't work. Or at least they didn't work for long. That may seem to make...