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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks

    Diabetes Takes Disproportionate Toll On Hispanics And Blacks
    Connecticut's diabetes rate ranks lower than the national average, but Hispanics and African-Americans are more than twice as likely to have the disease compared with their white neighbors and are at greater risk of dying from diabetes-related causes....
  • Young volunteers work hard at diabetes charity

    Young volunteers work hard at diabetes charity
    Members of the Youth Leader Program of the PADRE Foundation, an Orange-based diabetes charity, helped renovate the home of a military veteran in Yorba Linda last weekend in a project with Habitat for Humanity. Tisha Jenkins of Costa Mesa, a volunteer...
  • Consumer Reports: Coffee and your health

    The headlines about coffee's impact on your health seem to change as quickly as the time it takes to drink a cup, says Consumer Reports. Should you savor every drop or try to cut down? Here's what we know right now: >> It may lengthen your life. True,...
  • Md. woman delivers babies at 56, but dies days later

    Md. woman delivers babies at 56, but dies days later
    Lisa Swinton McLaughlin was an overachiever: a trained lawyer and doctor and a high-ranking American Red Cross executive who traveled the country educating people about sickle cell disease. Yet for all of her success, what she wanted most in life eluded...
  • Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk

    Free diabetes screenings on Fridays at new EVMS/Obici center in Suffolk
    EVMS Medical Group an the Obici Healthcare Foundation are partnering to provide diabetes care through the establishment of the EVMS Strelitz Diabetes Center of Western Tidewater. The center will care for both insured and uninsured patients,...
  • Sticking to Mediterranean diet nearly halves heart disease risk

    Sticking to Mediterranean diet nearly halves heart disease risk
    It's hardly a surprise anymore to read that consuming a diet rich in fish and chicken, fruits and vegetables, nuts, whole grains, olive oil and legumes - a Mediterranean diet - is a healthy lifestyle choice. But a new study makes clear that whatever...
  • Nutritional roadblocks: 11 whole gain myths busted

    At first glance, whole grains like whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice may not seem controversial, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at least three servings...
  • Women these days

    I do not understand women these days. Why are they so desperate that they can't live without a man. Most are taught to be independent thinkers by their parents, yet they'll settle for any man that shows them a little bit of attention. Pretty sad. I don'...
  • Mayo Clinic Q&A: Hypoglycemia can lead to severe medical problems if left untreated

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What could cause a person without diabetes to become hypoglycemic? Would keeping track of my blood levels throughout the day be beneficial? ANSWER: Diabetes and the medications people take for it are by far the most common causes of...
  • Jerry Mathers goes from 'The Beaver' to Health Advocate

    During the 1950s, Jerry Mathers appeared in several feature films as a child actor before being cast in 1957 as Theodore "The Beaver" Cleaver in the sitcom "Leave it to Beaver." These days however, he travels the country discussing health issues as...
  • 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...