| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Free diabetes education classes. The 6-week Stanford University workshop for those who are pre-diabetic, those with type 2 diabetes, and/or their caregivers.
· Learn tips and techniques for managing your symptoms and
living well with...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Diabetic people in low-income neighborhoods in California were up to 10 times more likely to lose a leg or a foot than diabetic patients in wealthier ZIP Codes, UCLA researchers have reported.
Their analysis, published online Monday by the journal...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:20 AM
SPARTANBURG, S.C. Fans don't recognize him as often. Former teammates joked when they saw him at training camp. And his kids are excited that he can easily put on his seat belt.
Since playing his last game for the Carolina Panthers in January, Jordan...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:05 PM
Los Angeles billionaire inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators.
His Valencia company, MannKind Corp., got the OK to sell the drug called Afrezza,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:14 PM
After more than a decade of work and nearly $1 billion of his personal fortune, Los Angeles inventor Alfred Mann's quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for people with diabetes won approval Friday from U.S. regulators.
His company, MannKind...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:04 PM
MannKind Corp., the Valencia company that last week won approval to market an inhalable form of insulin to people with diabetes, saw its shares climb 10% on Monday.
The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had approved MannKind's drug,...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The Berkeley City Council on Tuesday evening is scheduled to vote on whether to put a tax of 1 cent per ounce on soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages before voters on the November ballot.
A yes vote by the council -- where there appears to be little...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:48 PM
Breastfeeding Mamas started with five members and has grown to include 7,000 who participate via Facebook.
They will gather at the Midtown Community Center in Newport News on Saturday, Aug. 2, to participate in the International Big Latch On celebration....
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:15 PM
The arrival of fast and relatively inexpensive genome sequencing is likely to open whole new avenues for diagnosing and treating diseases. But in a new study, scientists show that it can also reveal how some age-related diseases -- from diabetes to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If you've ever woken up and had the urge to throw your meter out the window and toss your medications down the drain, what stopped you? The thought of your spouse or children? An inspirational phrase taped to the fridge?
Riding the glucose roller coaster...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 8:15 AM
This is in response to the article by Amanda Yeager regarding Howard County's limits on sugary drinks and junk food at county-sponsored events ("Ban on sweets sours Fourth of July vendors," July 2).
As a physician, I am very concerned about the...