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Diabetes

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  • Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease

    Diabetic women much likelier than men to develop heart disease
    Type 2 diabetes, arguably the world's fastest-growing chronic condition, really has it out for women, says a new study. Compared with men with diabetes, diabetic women are 44% more likely to go on to suffer coronary heart disease, which is the leading...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Vegetables on the breakfast table

    Environmental Nutrition "Eat your vegetables" is oft-repeated advice at the dinner table, but how many times do you hear it at breakfast? While vegetables are not typically at the forefront of Americans' minds when it comes to the first meal of the day,...
  • Health department taking holistic approach to health

    Health department taking holistic approach to health
    A Lake County Health Department clinic, combining behavioral health and primary care services under one roof, is opening at a newly-renovated Libertyville site, more than doubling the space of one vacated in Round Lake Park. Officials say access for...
  • Dark chocolate can be a healthy treat

    Indulgence and romance aside, the health benefits of dark chocolate may be enjoyed anytime. DARK DEFINED Chocolate is made from beans harvested from the cocoa tree, Theobroma cacao. The ancient Mayans first discovered chocolate's health potential....
  • In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health

    In northern Maine, collaboration brings better health
    BANGOR, Maine — Sally Patterson reflected on her part in the healthcare system as she pointed her aging silver Subaru west on U.S. Highway 2 early one morning, headed for the tiny hamlet of Carmel. "You've got to teach people how to look out for...
  • Neanderthal genes helped modern humans evolve, studies suggest

    Mating between Neanderthals and the ancestors of Europeans and East Asians gave our forebears important evolutionary advantages but may have created a lot of sterile males, wiping out much of that primitive DNA, new genetic studies suggest.  The...
  • Diabetics Are At Risk For Vision Loss

    People with diabetes are at higher risk for eye diseases that can lead to vision loss or blindness, but they might not have symptoms at first. Regular eye exams can provide early detection, when treatment is most effective. Diabetic retinopathy, one...
  • Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control

    Healthy Eating Is Key To Diabetes Control
    About 26 million Americans suffer from Type 2 diabetes, including nearly 7 million people who don't even know they have the disease, according to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Based on these numbers, the CDC projects that...
  • Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar

    Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar
    When Samantha Kuczynski contemplated the biggest dietary problem in her lunch recently, she didn't point to the chicken wrap sandwich or the french fries. It was the dollop of ketchup that caught the eye of the 24-year-old Center Stage props artisan,...
  • Chronic illness education offered for patients, others in Newport News

    Chronic illness education offered for patients, others in Newport News
    Preventing and managing chronic diseases has taken center stage with local health systems trying to control costs and improve outcomes for patients. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital offers free diabetes management classes on the second and fourth...
  • Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]

    Sugary drinks and the epidemic childhood obesity [Letter]
    Reporter Meredith Cohn's recent article about the World Health Organization's new sugar recommendations highlighted the concerns of medical and public health experts over the epidemic of childhood obesity ("Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar,"...