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Diabetes

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  • Researchers debunk 'obesity paradox' for people with diabetes

    For people with Type 2 diabetes who had hoped that their love handles might serve some purpose by reducing their risk of premature death, Harvard researchers have some bad news: The “obesity paradox” does not exist. “We found no...
  • Fighting diabetes in Easton

     
    People dealing with diabetes in the Easton area will be getting some new tools in their fight against the disease. Easton Hospital this week announced a new program, ABC Diabetes, to teach diabetics how to improve their handling of the widespread disease....
  • A plant-based diet has impressive benefits, including longer life

    Recent findings indicate that instead of a meat-heavy diet, you're better off focusing on plants--whole grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds and soy. People who eat a plant-based diet live longer, have less cancer and heart disease, weigh...
  • Maryland needs podiatrists

    Maryland needs podiatrists
    Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...
  • Exercise can help people with diabetes profoundly reduce their medication loads

    Exercise can help people with diabetes profoundly reduce their medication loads
    When Jay Smith fell off his jogging routine, he gained 25 pounds and saw his average blood sugar level climb into dangerous territory. So Smith, a 48-year-old Type 1 diabetic, did what many people do when they need to get in shape: He began a diet and...
  • Monitor health issues to keep you safe behind the wheel

    For many of us, driving is a vital component of freedom and independence. But aging brings physical changes that can jeopardize your future on the road. "Most people I see don't think they have any driving problems," says Barbara Moscowitz, a geriatric...
  • Herbal relief for nerve pain

    Herbal relief for nerve pain
    Dear Pharmacist: I have nerve pain that is chronic and related to my diabetes. I take medication for that, and want to add supplements that might help. I promise to ask my doctor if they're all right for me. — P.T., Tulsa, Okla. Dear P.T.:...
  • Ask your doctor about leptin and other lab tests

    Ask your doctor about leptin and other lab tests
    Dear Pharmacist: I want to get healthy this year. I have all sorts of problems that plague me, and I'm curious to know if you were my doctor, what labs would you have me do to uncover the root cause? — A.C., Newark, N.J. Dear A.C.: Some of you...
  • Google developing contact lenses for diabetics to monitor glucose

    Google developing contact lenses for diabetics to monitor glucose
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Google is searching for a better way for millions of diabetics to manage their disease by developing a contact lens that monitors glucose levels in tears. The contact lenses are the latest project from Google’s secretive X lab...
  • Caridad Center anuncia su feria de salud gratuita este sábado 9

    Caridad Center anuncia su feria de salud gratuita este sábado 9
    Caridad Center, una clínica de ayuda comunitaria sin fines de lucro estará realizando su 9no. Festival anual de la familia el sábado 9 de noviembre de 9 a.m. a 1 p.m. en su local, ubicado en 8645 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach. Por segundo año...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Know the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes

    I often see parents in the office who are worried that their child might have diabetes. It is important to know the symptoms of type 1 diabetes, previously known as juvenile onset diabetes. While there's plenty of coverage on type 2 diabetes, which is...