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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Consumer Reports: Coffee and your health

    The headlines about coffee's impact on your health seem to change as quickly as the time it takes to drink a cup, says Consumer Reports. Should you savor every drop or try to cut down? Here's what we know right now: >> It may lengthen your life. True,...
  • Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk

    Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk
    EVMS Medical Group an the Obici Healthcare Foundation are partnering to provide diabetes care through the establishment of the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center of Western Tidewater. The center will care for both insured and uninsured patients,...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hypoglycemia can lead to severe medical problems if left untreated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial? ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
  • Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

    Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average...
  • Hospital doles out $110K, prescribes collaboration

    A dozen nonprofits were presented with a total of $110,000 in grants from Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday to help forward their missions combating social issues such as homelessness, obesity and substance abuse. In prior years, grants...
  • Consumer Reports: The truth behind the hype of weight-loss shortcuts

    Admit it: When it comes to weight loss, we all want a shortcut, anything easier than good old-fashioned diet and exercise, says ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports. And thanks to medical advances, lots of tempting...
  • Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids

    Newport twins buy toys for hospitalized kids
    Newport Beach twins Syd and Zach Cohen have raised more than $6,500 to buy toys for children in the pediatric cancer units at UCLA Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Orange County. It's a tradition started, in part, as a mitzvah project, a social...
  • 2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors

    2015 launching point for Orlando area's health, biomed sectors
    After more than two decades at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., Dr. Peter Crawford and his wife, Dr. Jane Chen, decided to move to Orlando in 2014. Crawford, a cardiologist and a well-known cardiometabolic scientist, was recruited by the...
  • Optimal blood sugar level not the same for all diabetics

    Q: I've had type 2 diabetes for 20 years. I'm now 74 years old. I take both pills and insulin for my diabetes. I think my blood sugar level is too low. What's a good blood sugar level for me? A: The American Diabetes Association recommends striving for a...
  • The best home health aides pair skill with compassion

    By Erinn Hutkin Home health aide Keany Obi said her passion for the profession came from caring for her mother-in-law, who suffered from severe diabetes and dementia. After her mother-in-law died and Obi immigrated to the U.S. from Nigeria in 2011, she...
  • Don Tollefson trial halted as he heads to hospital

    Don Tollefson trial halted as he heads to hospital
    Don Tollefson's fraud trial was halted Thursday morning after the former TV sportscaster complained that his blood sugar was spiking. Tollefson, 62, told Bucks County Judge Rea Boylan that he has diabetes, and that his blood sugar was dangerously high....