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Diabetes

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  • Emotional distress an additional risk for people with type 1 diabetes

    PITTSBURGH People with type 1 diabetes can face multiple health complications including high blood pressure with potential damage to nerves, kidneys, eyes and heart. But add symptoms of emotional distress, as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory,...
  • CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...
  • State doesn't monitor syringe disposal at home

    Thousands of Pennsylvanians poke themselves each day with needles and lancets to treat or test for medical conditions such as diabetes, hepatitis and multiple sclerosis. They do this at home, school and work. In most places, there are no biohazard...
  • Demanding, low-control jobs linked to type 2 diabetes

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even without classic risk factors for type 2 diabetes, people with high-stress, low-control jobs were over 60 percent more likely to develop the disease than unstressed workers in a new German study. The findings add...
  • Get details about controlling, managing Type 2 diabetes

    The University of Florida/Marion County Extension Service will present "Take Charge of Your Diabetes," a 9-part series about controlling and managing Type 2 diabetes in adults, at On Top of the World's Master the Possibilities Learning Education Center,...
  • AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe link on diabetes research

    LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma said on Wednesday they said signed a three-year research collaboration into diabetic nephropathy, or kidney failure due to diabetes. The deal will focus on early-stage research and the hope is...
  • Public health nurses promote healthy communities

    By Erinn Hutkin After 35 years as a public health nurse, Cecilia Libunao still treasures the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others - especially children. Libunao, 56, grew up in the Philippines and spent 11 years there as a public...
  • Illinois' Cvijanovic brothers share a close bond

    CHAMPAIGN — During Illinois' team photographs at Memorial Stadium, Simon Cvijanovic hoisted his younger brother Peter onto his shoulders for a jovial pose, one 6-foot 6, 300-pound lineman lifting another giant. The last three years, Simon had been...
  • Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients

      Top cardiologist touts vegan diet to patients
    Dr. Kim Williams thought he followed a heart-healthy diet: He avoided red meat and fried foods. He ate his chicken breast without the skin. But in 2003, the Chicago cardiologist realized his level of LDL, the so-called "bad" cholesterol, was too high....
  • Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker

    Diabetic alert dogs poised to save lives, thanks to special pooch named Joker
    "Obviously, the person who has diabetes is affected, but so is the entire family," says Vicki Santo. Her husband, Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Ron Santo, played major league baseball (1960-1974) with diabetes, and suffered consequences of the...
  • For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems

    For diabetics, losing weight may delay kidney problems
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - (In this August 20th story, corrects Knowler's location in paragraph 3 and corrects de Zeeuw's affiliation in paragraph 13) Healthy eating, staying active and losing weight are already recommended for people with type 2...