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  • With mom by side, super lobbyist gets it done on diabetes bill

    With mom by side, super lobbyist gets it done on diabetes bill
    Can we talk about Joshua Davis some more? Because I took a picture of him today. Joshua is the 4-year-old whose been at the Virginia General Assembly at least half a dozen days this year to pitch legislators on a pair of bills meant to help kids with...
  • Columbia firm gets state support to help develop retinal imaging device

    Columbia firm gets state support to help develop retinal imaging device
    County officials said Thursday that a county firm will be among state companies sharing in nearly $1.5 million in awards for life sciences innovation through the BioMaryland Center, an office within Maryland's Department of Business and Economic...
  • Cut through the confusion about cholesterol

    Environmental Nutrition The debate continues over whether it's still necessary to restrict cholesterol-rich foods, such as eggs. EN weighs in on the current science. High blood cholesterol, particularly high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, is...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Blood pressure pill helps reduce diabetes complications

    Q: My doctor prescribed lisinopril for me because I have diabetes, even though my blood pressure has always been normal. My blood sugar came down to normal on pills. Do I really need another medicine? A: It depends more on your kidneys and your risk of...
  • Strict blood pressure control won't stem mental decline, study says

    Strict blood pressure control won't stem mental decline, study says
    Discouraging news for diabetics who are keen to ward off memory problems and keep their brains in peak condition: New research has found that using medication to aggressively drive down blood pressure or improve lipid levels does not do more than standard...
  • CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription

    CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription
    Last Christmas Eve, Dan Quartin of Newington brought his 11-year-old cat to the veterinarian. "They determined that the cat, Rusty, had diabetes," Quartin said. "The doctor printed out on a computer what I needed to get at a pharmacy — the insulin...
  • TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns

    TVs, cars may spread obesity and diabetes to poor nations, study warns
    Warning: Owning a television may be hazardous to your health. Ditto for owning a car, though not quite as much. And the less money you have, the more dangerous the devices become, according to a new study. In the United States, Canada and other...
  • Firstborn? That may increase a man's risk of being overweight

    Firstborn? That may increase a man's risk of being overweight
    Warning: Being a firstborn may be hazardous to your health. So suggests a small study of middle-aged men in New Zealand. Compared with  their younger brothers, the firstborns weighed more and were less sensitive to insulin. Researchers had recruited...
  • Diabetics Are At Risk For Vision Loss

    People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness, but they might not have symptoms at first. Regular eye exams can provide early detection, when treatment is most effective. Diabetic retinopathy, one...
  • Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control

    Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control
    About 26 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, including nearly 7 million people who don't even know they have the disease, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Based on these numbers, the CDC projects that...
  • Louis R. Lasky, Boca Raton

    Louis R. Lasky, Boca Raton
    When were you first diagnosed with heart disease? Was it from childhood, during a regularly scheduled physical, or did you seek your doctor’s opinion after recognizing that something might be wrong?¬† Approximately eight years ago. Doctors heard a...