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Diabetes

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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact

    In Arizona, swings in Medicaid access show program's impact
    Bad timing turned Karen Slone's medical problem into a crisis. Slone, 53, a former administrative assistant with diabetes, followed doctors' advice for years, getting regular checkups. Then, last year, she lost her job and her insurance, and stopped...
  • Breakfast does a body good

    Breakfast does a body good
    Over the past few years, regardless of the country I was visiting as a global health consultant, I inevitably met at least one taxi driver who would share his personal experiences dealing with diabetes, a disease that affected at least 382 million...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • En la guerra contra esas libras de más, muchos pierden

    En la guerra contra esas libras de más, muchos pierden
    Como en todas las batallas, donde se gana o se pierde, en la guerra contra las libras de más cada día muchos están siendo derrotados. Por lo menos eso es lo que indican cifras en Florida, que señalan que más del 64 por ciento de la población está siendo...
  • Caridad Center offers diabetes training

    Caridad Center's Prevention, Education and Treatment of Chronic Conditions Program will train community members to become diabetes self-management leaders. These leaders will go out into the community to educate patients on diabetes management, the...