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Diabetes

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  • 50 Years Later — Beating The Type 1 Diabetes Prognosis

    50 Years Later — Beating The Type 1 Diabetes Prognosis
    Twenty years ago, I wrote an op-ed piece for The Courant on living with Type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes, and said my goal was to receive a 50-year medal from Joslin Diabetes Center at Harvard. Well, I did it. It will be 50 years on Wednesday. More...
  • Bariatric surgery in a pill takes a step forward

    Bariatric surgery in a pill takes a step forward
    It's more of a glimmer of hope on the horizon than it is an actual drug right now. But an Indiana University lab has synthesized and fused a trio of gut hormones into a single agent and shown that obese rodents treated with the resulting molecule...
  • Tax on sugary drinks approved in Berkeley; S.F. measure falls short

    In voting Tuesday, Berkeley voters became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Breakfast does a body good

    Breakfast does a body good
    Over the past few years, regardless of the country I was visiting as a global health consultant, I inevitably met at least one taxi driver who would share his personal experiences dealing with diabetes, a disease that affected at least 382 million...
  • Youngster's fundraiser helps fight diabetes

    Youngster's fundraiser helps fight diabetes
    Just in time for National Diabetes Month in November, Davie first-grader Jace Tacher — who has Type 1 diabetes — raised $900 for the Diabetes Research Institute. The youngster teamed up with the Whole Foods Market store in Pembroke Pines for...
  • Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy

    Around Town: Hoag foundation raises $850,000 at Christmas ball Food to be distributed to needy
    The Hoag Hospital Foundation's 48th annual Christmas Carol Ball last weekend raised $850,000 to support Hoag's research, education, clinical staff and patient support services. More than 520 people turned out at the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort &...
  • EatingWell: What you need to know about carbs and diabetes

    Do you need to avoid sugar? How safe are sugar substitutes? And what about the glycemic index? Here are some answers on eating carbs healthfully with diabetes: Should I avoid sugar entirely? Too much sugar is not the cause of diabetes, and studies...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'

    Nine-year-old invents 'D-Girl Backpack'
    Having Type I diabetes hasn't brought 9-year-old Anna Bemiss down, but it sure makes going places more difficult. Since her diagnosis two years ago, Anna must carry with her a blood sugar meter, lancers and test strips so she can test her blood several...
  • Are you at risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Take the 7-question ADA test

    Are you at risk for Type 2 Diabetes? Take the 7-question ADA test
    Learn how to manage your risk. To see what your risk factors are for developing Type 2 diabetes, go to www.diabetes.org, or call 1-800-DIABETES to take the Diabates Risk Test. The questions involve age, weight, gender, family history, blood pressure,...
  • In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact

    In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact
    Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis. Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...