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  • Lehigh teammates Kinek, Yantzi playing a different numbers game

    Three points, four rebounds, two blocked shots. Those numbers were way too low for the standards Kerry Kinek has established, but 200-plus was the real problem number for the Lehigh freshman basketball player during the Feb. 2, 2013, home game against...
  • Fighting diabetes in Easton

     
    People dealing with diabetes in the Easton area will be getting some new tools in their fight against the disease. Easton Hospital this week announced a new program, ABC Diabetes, to teach diabetics how to improve their handling of the widespread disease....
  • Do I need to start drug therapy for new onset diabetes?

    Q: I was just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes based on a high fasting blood sugar. Do I need to start medication right away? If so, which medication is best? A: Diet and exercise are the ideal treatments for type 2 diabetes. However, even when lifestyle...
  • About Walter "Skip" Campbell

    About Walter "Skip" Campbell
    Senator Walter G. "Skip" Campbell, Jr. was born in Rockaway Beach, New York, on November 12, 1948. Skip began at St. John Vianney Seminary and continued at the University of Florida, where he was inducted into Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor...
  • High blood sugar may cause noticeable symptoms of diabetes

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the most common symptoms of diabetes? Is it true that changes in my eyesight could mean I'm developing diabetes? ANSWER: People who have diabetes have too much sugar in their blood. Although you can't know your level of blood...
  • Bryan Forrest, Lawrence Lambert, Vaughn Deel to play benefit for diabetes research

    Bryan Forrest, Lawrence Lambert, Vaughn Deel to play benefit for diabetes research
    Voices to Stop Diabetes is fundraiser that will feature an impressive cast of musical characters. The Oct. 18 event in Hampton will include performances by acoustic players including Bryan Forrest, Lawrence Lambert and The Pink House Band featuring Vaughn...
  • Kenneth Carl Jones September 4, 1937 - October 4, 2013

    Kenneth Carl Jones  September 4, 1937 - October 4, 2013
    Kenneth Carl Jones of Costa Mesa died on October 4, 2013 at Hoag Memorial. Born in Orange, CA to Alberta Marie and Emery Sidney Jones, he was a former commercial fisherman and avid outdoors man who loved nothing more than battling giant swordfish and...
  • Get help navigating the new health marketplace

    Get help navigating the new health marketplace
    If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. The glitches regarding enrollment in Virginia's new federally run state health insurance exchange, part of the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, have been widely publicized. If you tried to go online at...
  • Improving Baltimore's health

     Improving Baltimore's health
    The American Diabetes Association (ADA) and Bon Secours Baltimore Health System applaud the good work of the Baltimore City Health Department's initiative, Healthy Baltimore 2015. An alarming statistic, however, is the drastic increase in emergency room...
  • Exercise can help people with diabetes profoundly reduce their medication loads

    Exercise can help people with diabetes profoundly reduce their medication loads
    When Jay Smith fell off his jogging routine, he gained 25 pounds and saw his average blood sugar level climb into dangerous territory. So Smith, a 48-year-old Type 1 diabetic, did what many people do when they need to get in shape: He began a diet and...
  • Complaint: PreK programs fail to serve diabetic children

    Prekindergarten programs in Broward County are violating federal law by turning away children with diabetes, according to a complaint filed Thursday with the U.S. Justice Department. The Montgomery, Ala.-based Southern Poverty Law Center surveyed 75...