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Diabetes

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  • Mobile health faces a bumpy road in rural California

    Mobile health faces a bumpy road in rural California
    Steering along washed-out roads in California's southern Sierra, Earl Ferguson gets excited when he sees white plastic stakes sticking up from the ground along the way. They're markers of a new high-speed Internet line running from Barstow to Reno,...
  • 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...
  • Local company develops training products for self-injection

    Local company develops training products for self-injection
    Twenty years ago Jeff Baker started a promotional product company in a spare bedroom in his home in Indianapolis. Today, that business, called Noble, has turned into a privately held multimillion-dollar niche product manufacturing company that takes...
  • Commentary: Preventing illness begins in the produce aisle

    *This post has been corrected, as noted below. For many American families, a healthy lifestyle begins at the supermarket. Nowhere else are more crucial decisions made about our overall health than in the aisles of the local grocery store. Whether you...
  • Donald F. Steiner, researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies

    Donald F. Steiner,  researcher who made advances involving insulin, dies
    Dr. Donald F. Steiner, a University of Chicago faculty member since 1960, did ground-breaking research on insulin that included the discovery of what he called proinsulin, a finding that has improved the lives of people with diabetes around the world....
  • Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink

    Type 1 Diabetes Increasing As Medical Teams Shrink
    In the 15 months since Brian Lybeck's Type 1 Diabetes' diagnosis, the seventh grader and his family have worked with four different diabetes educators at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Like their counterparts at other diabetes practices, the...
  • Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes

    Enfield Girl Creates Backpack For Dolls To Help Children Deal With Diabetes
    Enfield fourth-grader Anna Bemiss was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when she was in first grade. Last school year as a third grader, Anna took part in the Connection Invention Convention, sponsored in town by the Enfield Foundation for Excellence in...
  • 10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed

    10 simple changes to make your life healthier and less stressed
    We all know we should live a healthier life, but getting started can feel like climbing Mt. Everest. Do you really have to spend hours at the gym and eat 12 servings of vegetables every day to get in shape? No — the way to get started is to take...
  • Does your employer really care about your 'wellness'? Maybe not

    Does your employer really care about your 'wellness'? Maybe not
    A federal judge in Minneapolis on Monday refused to block Honeywell International from imposing penalties on workers who refuse to participate in a workplace "wellness" program, denying a request for an injunction by the Equal Employment Opportunity...
  • Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier

    Keeping people out of hospitals makes system healthier
    For all its flaws, the federal Affordable Care Act is beginning to fulfill one of its missions: to change a health-care system that could only be described as sick itself. While much of Obamacare focused controversially around health insurance, other...