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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Why whole-genome testing hurts more than it helps

    President Obama proposes to plunk down $215 million on "precision medicine," and the National Institutes of Health and its National Cancer Institute will spend it by sequencing the whole genome of a million or more Americans. Is whole-genome testing the...
  • Danbury plant ramping up production of inhalable insulin

    Mannkind Comp. says it is tripling their production of its new fast-acting inhalable insulin for diabetes at its Danbury plant. Matt Pfeffer, the company's chief financial officer, tells the News-Times (http://bit.ly/1b9iM1d ) the company plans to...
  • Rain doesn't dampen Eddie's spirits -- nor his Carnival for a Cure

    Rain doesn't dampen Eddie's spirits -- nor his Carnival for a Cure
    You can't keep a good man down, and Eddie Flannery, 10, a Wilmette Romona School fourth-grader, wasn't going to let Mother Nature cry on his parade. Or rather, Eddie's Carnival for a Cure went down in his Wilmette garage, instead of in his yard....
  • Sprague School rallies for a diabetes cure

    Sprague School rallies for a diabetes cure
    Lincolnshire Laura B. Sprague School staff, students, and parents participated in the Annual School Walk for Diabetes April 24, raising funds to find a cure. Grades took turns during the day to complete the walks, which took place before steady rains...
  • The family reunion

    The family reunion
    The Merriam-Webster New Explorer Dictionary, copyright 2005, defines the family as, 1 a group of individuals living under one roof and under one head: HOUSEHOLD, 2 a group of persons of common ancestry: CLAN, 3 a social unit usually consisting of one or...
  • Fitness Files: Eat a vegetable, don't be one

    When I left classroom teaching, a young teacher with a 100-watt smile took my place. Marlie's zany originality, no-nonsense manner and empathy for children made her exactly the person I hoped would replace me. That year, she turned 30. Rebelling...
  • Grant helps Kane enhance childhood obesity programs, launch new one

    Grant helps Kane enhance childhood obesity programs, launch new one
    Kane County's childhood obesity rates continue to be high, but a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be helping the county's Health Department tackle the issue. The Kane County Health Department received a three year $90,933...
  • Too much sitting linked to heart disease, diabetes, premature death

    Harvard Health Blog Like many people, I have a job that involves sitting in front of a computer most of the day. Because I work from home, I don't have to sit through a long commute, and my dog gets me up out of my chair for walks a couple of times a...
  • Experts share the latest diet strategies for heart health

    After three-and-a-half days of presentations on nutrition research at the recent American Heart Association (AHA) conference, here's EN's take-away on today's big questions on heart health: SATURATED AND TRANS FATS These are still targets. Despite...
  • West Boca teen tells her story at mother's fundraiser

    West Boca teen tells her story at mother's fundraiser
    Nicole Cohen is 13, an outgoing middle schooler who likes to sing and dance, and she has Type I diabetes and has to be constantly monitored, even when she's sleeping. Taking that 24/7 need in stride has been her upbeat attitude since March 20, 2011,...
  • Family of diabetic U. of C. student sues Abbott, Walgreen over her death

    Family of diabetic U. of C. student sues Abbott, Walgreen over her death
    A University of Chicago law student died after using diabetic test strips that were recalled days after her death, according to a lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court against Chicago-area companies Abbott Laboratories and Walgreen. Abbie Harper,...