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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Pre-pregnancy lifestyle impacts gestational diabetes risk

    Pre-pregnancy lifestyle impacts gestational diabetes risk
    A woman's pre-pregnancy lifestyle may strongly impact her risk of developing diabetes while pregnant. Healthy eating, regular exercise, healthy weight and no history of smoking before pregnancy were each powerfully linked to whether women would develop...
  • 10 things you can do right now to live longer

    10 things you can do right now to live longer
    If you want to have the longest, healthiest life possible, you should never have lit that first cigarette. Never tasted that first cheese fry. Never stepped foot inside a fast-food restaurant or driven somewhere you could have walked. Never turned up your...
  • Report: Harvard researcher says Type 1 diabetes breakthrough imminent

    Report: Harvard researcher says Type 1 diabetes breakthrough imminent
    After a lifetime working to crack Diabetes 1, a Harvard researcher and parent of a son with the disease, is on the cusp of a cure. Read the full story in Britain's The Telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/science-news/11151909/Cure-for-Type-1-...
  • Companion dog for diabetes keeps Upland kicker in check

    Companion dog for diabetes keeps Upland kicker in check
    The best-known wonder dog named Astro was from "The Jetsons," the futuristic family featured in the 1962 television cartoon series. In 2014, Luke Van Ginkel, the senior kicker for Upland High, thinks his 3-year-old Labrador retriever named Astro is...
  • Working long hours tied to increased diabetes risk among poor

    Working long hours tied to increased diabetes risk among poor
    People in low-paying jobs may be at higher risk of developing diabetes if they work long hours, suggests a new analysis of past research. Low-income workers were more likely to develop type 2 diabetes if they put in more than 55 hours per week than if...
  • Healthy lifestyle tips showcased on World Heart Day

    Delray Beach Medical Center observed World Heart Day to encourage employees and the community in heart-healthy habits. Healthcare staff was on hand with motivational material and giveaways. World Heart Day is an international event that takes place...
  • Feedback 10/6: State coverage, politics, small print and more

    •In today's (Oct. 3) paper, Page 10, under State, I think the Daily Press needed to put some additional comment, either preceding or following the Washington Post article. This should never have occurred under State. Yes, people in Virginia are...
  • Fitting glasses just part of comprehensive eye care

    By Erinn Hutkin Optometry involves far more than giving eye exams and fitting people for glasses and contact lenses. Deborah Zelinsky, an optometrist at Northbrook's Mind-Eye Connection, is part of a highly trained team of vision experts serving...
  • Fall Guide: Health walks and events

    Each fall, health organizations organize events to support their causes, and to raise funds and awareness for a litany of the diseases that afflict us. At the same time, numerous others offer health fairs and screenings, often free of charge, to aid in...
  • Simple moves can help cut your health care costs: Part 1 of 2 parts

    No matter how you get insurance -- through your employer, from a state exchange, from an agent or directly from an insurance company -- you're paying a bigger share of your health-care costs than you used to. Higher premiums are only part of the picture....
  • Fitness Files: What to do when you're wilting?

    Way back in the days before air-conditioned cars, my family had a joke that wasn't funny. We'd be off on a summer outing with me, brother and sis in the back seat. "Carrie's wilting," they'd say, laughing merrily as I glared at them from my sweaty...