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Diabetes

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  • Fitting glasses just part of comprehensive eye care

    By Erinn Hutkin Optometry involves far more than giving eye exams and fitting people for glasses and contact lenses. Deborah Zelinsky, an optometrist at Northbrook's Mind-Eye Connection, is part of a highly trained team of vision experts serving...
  • Diabetes rates may be leveling off overall: U.S. health officials

    Diabetes rates may be leveling off overall: U.S. health officials
    The drastic increases in the number of people living with diabetes and the number of new cases diagnosed each year may have leveled off, according to U.S. health officials. Researchers found little change in the prevalence and incidence of diabetes...
  • U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports

    U.S. rate of Type 2 diabetes stabilizes, CDC reports
    After growing steadily for nearly two decades, the rate of Type 2 diabetes among American adults appears to have stalled, according to a comprehensive new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC team said the...
  • State receives $3.5 million to target heart disease, diabetes

    State receives $3.5 million to target heart disease, diabetes
    The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has been awarded a $3.5 million federal grant to invest in diabetes and heart disease prevention efforts in five designated regions in the state, including Baltimore. The award is one of 21 grants...
  • Overworked and underpaid? You may be at greater risk of diabetes

    Overworked and underpaid? You may be at greater risk of diabetes
    Do you ever feel like your job is killing you? If you work long hours, your job might be giving you diabetes. Health experts have noticed for years that people who spend a lot of time at work are more likely to have various types of health problems,...
  • Illinois' Cvijanovic brothers share a close bond

    CHAMPAIGN — During Illinois' team photographs at Memorial Stadium, Simon Cvijanovic hoisted his younger brother Peter onto his shoulders for a jovial pose, one 6-foot 6, 300-pound lineman lifting another giant. The last three years, Simon had been...
  • DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax

    DeLauro Proposes National Soda Tax
    U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro on Wednesday introduced legislation to impose a federal tax on soda and other sugary drinks, a proposal designed to curb obesity, diabetes, and the resulting health care costs. The bill proposes an excise tax based on sugar...
  • YMCA celebrates 170th birthday with new programs

    The YMCA celebrated its 170th birthday on June 6 and as part of the celebration announced new programs and new support from Suntrust Bank, Autism Speaks, Whole Foods, the United Way and a $35,000 grant from the Lost Tree Village, a charitable foundation....
  • Caridad, Pathways to benefit from foundation grants

    Palm Healthcare Foundation, Palm Beach County's public healthcare foundation, has approved $905,750 in grants to 10 nonprofits in an effort to solve the county's most complex healthcare issues. Two of those nonprofits, Caridad Center and Pathways to...
  • Jill Sumfest: Special Needs Plans offer help for seniors with diabetes

    We often hear health care discussed in terms of big numbers — millions and billions. Take diabetes, for example. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 26 million Americans have diabetes and its treatment and impact...
  • Paula Deen kicks off $75 million comeback campaign

    Paula Deen kicks off $75 million comeback campaign
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. Do we have to butter you up for this news? Paula Deen is back, y'all, and she loves her some Charlotte. More than 2,000 people attended Deen's show at the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center on Wednesday night, including one couple who...