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Diabetes

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  • Healthy obesity: not a fantasy (but rare and elusive)

    Healthy obesity: not a fantasy (but rare and elusive)
    A new year, another kerfuffle among experts over the existence of that most elusive of human phenotypes: the person who is both obese and healthy. Two new studies use widely divergent measures and time frames to explore the oft-observed link between...
  • Free health information, screenings, education

    Parenting skills may not come naturally, so the "Active Parenting" classes at Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News aim to teach skills that all can use. "A Parent's Guide to Raising Happy and Successful Children, ages 5 to 12: Kids Don't Come with...
  • NSU doubling medical school grads training here

    NSU doubling medical school grads training here
    Nova Southeastern University has doubled its number of osteopathic medical graduates training in South Florida in the last 10 years, helping to ease a shortage of physicians at a time when demand for medical care is increasing. The university's Davie-...
  • Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease

    Scientific team sounds the alarm on sugar as a source of disease
    Is sugar making us sick? A team of scientists at the University of California in San Francisco believes so, and they're doing something about it. They launched an initiative to bring information on food and drink and added sugar to the public by...
  • Miami doc on mission to cure Type 1 diabetes

    Miami doc on mission to cure Type 1 diabetes
    Dr. Camillo Ricordi considers himself a diabetes freedom fighter. Ricordi, the director of the Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, is considered one of the world's leading scientists in diabetes cure-...
  • 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...
  • Country's first soda tax passes

    Country's first soda tax passes
    Voters in Berkeley, California became the first electorate in the nation to approve a tax on sodas and other sugary beverages, while a similar measure in San Francisco fell short.  The Berkeley measure levies a penny per ounce for sugar-sweetened...
  • Western diet's spread bad for health, climate? It doesn't have to happen

    Over the next 35 years or so, the populations of the world's wealthiest nations are expected to be joined at the banquet table by the growing populations of countries undergoing rapid development. If past patterns dictate the menu, the serving staff...
  • Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12

     Best bets in and around the south suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in and around the South suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Veterans Day pancake breakfast To show...