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Diabetes

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  • Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010

    Chicago's life expectancy rose between 1990, 2010
    Nearly a quarter-century ago, a newborn residing in West Garfield Park could expect to live slightly more than 63 years. A child's life expectancy at birth in the community area, bounded to the west and east by Kenton Avenue and Hamlin Boulevard, inched...
  • Steven Whitman, social epidemiologist, 1943-2014

     Steven Whitman, social epidemiologist, 1943-2014
    As a social epidemiologist, Steven Whitman documented differences in medical care based on race and income and used his findings to push for changes in public policy. "He had a passion for social justice and fairness, and that drove him in his life...
  • A Hampton family copes with diabetes

    A Hampton family copes with diabetes
    She put on a pair of Crocs and hesitated for a minute to catch her balance. Then Christine Hadley swept her arm and called her four children by the affectionate abbreviation, "A, B, C and D," to follow her on a stroll to the beach at Buckroe two blocks...
  • Diabetes 2 is a largely preventable disease; learn how at these free classes on Peninsula

    Diabetes 2 is a largely preventable disease; learn how at these free classes on Peninsula
    Care for those with Diabetes 2 costs the U.S. health system millions annually; it also accounts for economic losses through lost productivity and disability. Virginia won a 3-year competitive grant through the Affordable Care Act to combat the disease...
  • Sanofi wins right to market MannKind's inhaled insulin drug Afrezza

    A French pharmaceutical company has agreed to pay up to $925 million for the right to market Afrezza, the recently approved inhaled insulin treatment for diabetes developed by MannKind Corp. of Valencia. Sanofi, based in Paris, said it would pay $150...
  • A new 'whey' to control diabetes

    Tel Aviv — Blood sugar surges — after-meal glucose "spikes" — can be life threatening for the 29 million Americans with diabetes. Diabetic blood sugar spikes have been linked to cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, kidney...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: For many, lifestyle changes and medication can slow progression of chronic kidney disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My wife was diagnosed with "moderate" chronic kidney disease about three months ago. What does this mean? Are there things she can do to stop the progression of the disease? ANSWER: Your kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, each the size...
  • Extreme obesity cuts average life span extremely

    Extreme obesity cuts average life span extremely
    Those with a body mass index, or BMI, above 40 are robbed of at least 6 1/2 years, on average, of expected life span, a study has found. And the toll in years lost rises with the degree of obesity, reaching nearly 14 years for the most obese -- those with...
  • Diabetes Quick Fix: Hot Glazed Tuna Steak with Pecan Spinach Salad

    Fresh tuna steaks get a pleasing jolt from horseradish. Fresh tuna slathered in a sweet and hot sauce takes minutes to make. Meaty and delicious, tuna steaks can dry out easily and need to be carefully cooked. It's best to undercook a little. The tuna...
  • Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes

    Study says early DDT exposure may set up females for obesity, diabetes
    As they reached adulthood, female mice who were exposed in utero and just after birth to the pesticide DDT showed metabolic changes that put them at greater risk for obesity and type-2 diabetes, a new study says. The metabolic abnormalities seen in...
  • Dietitians serve up nutrition advice to help patients lead healthier lives

    By Erinn Hutkin Holly Herrington had always been interested in food and nutrition -- mainly related to weight loss -- something she's struggled with most of her adult life. She developed a passion for reading "every nutrition book, diet book, magazine...