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Diabetes

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  • Does your employer really care about your 'wellness'? Maybe not

    Does your employer really care about your 'wellness'? Maybe not
    A federal judge in Minneapolis on Monday refused to block Honeywell International from imposing penalties on workers who refuse to participate in a workplace "wellness" program, denying a request for an injunction by the Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Soda drinkers may be getting more sugar than labels reveal

    Soda drinkers may be getting more sugar than labels reveal
    Soda consumers may be getting a much higher dose of the harmful sugar fructose than they've been led to believe, according to a new study by the Childhood Obesity Research Center (CORC) at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern...
  • Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes

    Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes
    Enfield fourth-grader Anna Bemiss was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when she was in first grade. Last school year as a third grader, Anna took part in the Connection Invention Convention, sponsored in town by the Enfield Foundation for Excellence in...
  • Coral Springs teen raises $7,000 for diabetes research

    For Caroline Gale, diabetes was just another disease that existed in the world until she saw, at close quarters, what it did to one of her loved ones. "My grandmother was diagnosed several years ago," the Coral Springs resident said. "This summer, she...
  • Doctor participates in new Medicare program

    Internal medicine physician Dr. Martha Rodriguez and her office are one of the first local offices to participate in a new Medicare coordination program designed to increase quality of care and lower health care costs. Called an Accountable Care...
  • A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit

    A Revolving Door Of Heartache And Happiness For Petit
    The thoughts and memories still spin like a revolving door. But these days, the door turns a little slower for Bill Petit. The good things in his life fight mightily against the heartache he endured seven years ago. Awarding a local children's...
  • Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem

    Obesity during pregnancy is a growing problem
    Changes to the body are expected during pregnancy, and weight gain is one of the changes most often associated with pregnancy. But excessive weight gain during pregnancy can cause complications for a woman and her baby. The American Congress of...
  • FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave

    For the third time in two years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug to help people lose weight. The new drug, Contrave, combines two generic drugs, naltrexone and bupropion. Naltrexone is used to help kick an addiction to...
  • Big Soda's false populism

    In its $10.5-million spending binge to defeat soda tax measures in Berkeley and San Francisco in November — and to stem the nationwide push to hold Big Soda accountable for epidemic diseases related to sugar overconsumption — the soda industry...
  • Treating PCOS in Adolescent Girls

    Treating PCOS in Adolescent Girls
    If your adolescent daughter has menstrual issues such as infrequent, prolonged or the absence of periods, you should make an appointment with her primary doctor. There are many possible causes for menstrual problems, including a hormonal condition...
  • Caridad Center offers diabetes training

    Caridad Center's Prevention, Education and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Program will train community members to become diabetes self-management leaders. These leaders will go out into the community to educate patients on diabetes management, the...