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Diabetes

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  • 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...
  • Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs

     Summer camps for Chicagoland kids with special needs
      One in a Hundred Summer Camp Kids diagnosed with Asperger's, PDD-NOS, high-functioning autism, ADD, ADHD, nonverbal learning disorders or anxiety disorders will find summer fun here. Over five weeks, campers write and perform their own plays, play...
  • Mental illness doubles risk of dying early, study says

    Mental illness doubles risk of dying early, study says
    People with mental illness face twice the risk of dying early as the rest of the population — even though death is most often due to natural causes, new research shows. And while the mortality risk is highest for individuals with serious mental...
  • Home-delivered diet meals not the final answer for healthy weight loss, maintenance

    Diets wouldn't be nearly as challenging an undertaking if you removed all of the planning, shopping, measuring and counting involved. Delivery programs do all of that for you, and meals appear right on your doorstep. No preparation, no impulse shopping...
  • 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...
  • City employees get moving in competition

    City employees get moving in competition
    The city of Boynton Beach came in second place, losing its two-year, first-place recognition in the countywide Let's Move: Commit to Change Physical Activity Challenge, trailing the city of Pahokee by 122,366 minutes. The local initiative, sponsored...
  • 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....