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Diabetes

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  • Changing guidelines: Does bed rest help or hurt a pregnancy?

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. When Lindsey Lafferty was 22 weeks pregnant with triplets, her body showed signs that it was preparing for delivery, so her doctor prescribed one of the most common interventions used to prevent preterm birth: bed rest. For most of the...
  • Kutztown University to name its football stadium in Andre Reed's honor

    Kutztown University to name its football stadium in Andre Reed's honor
    If you thought the Andre Reed celebrations ended with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame last month in Canton, you were badly mistaken. The honors and accolades keep pouring in. Kutztown University announced Thursday it will rename its...
  • READER SUBMITTED: F.T. Waverly-Simpson School And The Links Inc. Present Community Health Fair

    The F.T. Simpson-Waverly School, in partnership with the Farmington Valley Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, will present its Fourth Annual Community Health Fair on Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the F.T. Simpson Waverly School, l55 Waverly St., in...
  • Triple the thrills for kids during triathlon challenge

    Weston's Darlene Mizrahi is only 10, but she isn't afraid to take on a challenge. Mizrahi was one of 99 participants in the Davie PAL (Police Athletic League) Kids Triathlon last Sunday at Bamford Park. The youngster earned the silver medal in the...
  • Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work

    Exclusive: Two Apple medical trials shed light on how HealthKit will work
    Two prominent U.S. hospitals are preparing to launch trials with diabetics and chronic disease patients using Apple Inc's HealthKit, offering a glimpse of how the iPhone maker's ambitious take on healthcare will work in practice. HealthKit, which is...
  • Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity

    Report: Virginia ranks in the middle for obesity
    More than one-third of adults in the United States are deemed to be obese and double that number are considered overweight in the latest annual report by the Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Adults having a body mass...
  • A cure for diabetes? Don't look to chiropractors, state says

    There are thousands of competent chiropractors in California helping people deal with back or neck pain. And then there are some who run newspaper ads with bold claims about breakthrough treatments for diabetes and other chronic illnesses. Robert...
  • Study shows Novo's new diabetes drug effective and safe for children

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's new long-acting insulin Tresiba has been shown to be effective and safe for long-term use in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, according to new data from a late-stage trial presented on Tuesday. Long-...
  • Fewer hospitalizations for diabetic veterans using VA’s home-based care

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For older U.S. military veterans with multiple chronic conditions, including diabetes, taking advantage of home-based primary care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was linked to fewer hospitalizations, in a...
  • Sept. 17 Letters: Pregnancy health care

      Among the 10 steps outlined by Gov. Terry McAullife in his plan to increase access to health care for the most vulnerable of Virginia's citizens was Step 5. This step will provide comprehensive dental benefits to the approximately 45,000 pregnant...
  • U.S. FDA panel: Novo Nordisk's liraglutide safe, effective for obesity

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's drug liraglutide is safe and effective enough to warrant approval for use in chronically obese patients with at least one weight-related health issue, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...