| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2013
For the past few weeks, we've been focusing on summer reads, but with back-to-school shopping in full swing, it's time to get serious. In recent months, Hampton Roads authors have released a number of self-help books, from weight loss, to making money, to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Allan Knight-Rubenstein, Daytona Beach Father Lopez’s girls volleyball coach, completed a four-day bike ride for charity on Wednesday.
An avid biker, Knight-Rubenstein rode solo from Cocoa Beach to Clearwater Beach and back, encompassing close...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:12 PM
The sunshine vitamin could offer women with Type 2 diabetes a brighter outlook on life and help them better manage their often-trying disease, according to a recent pilot study by Loyola University researchers.
The study, which followed 46 women,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:15 AM
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. is the sixth president of Nova Southeastern University, the nation’s eighth largest private not-for-profit university, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Having recently taken over as President/CEO in July 2011, he has...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Mark H. Hollinshead, 47, of Orrtanna, Pa., passed away Thursday afternoon, June 27, 2013, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.
Born Feb. 15, 1966, in Ashtabula, Ohio, he was the son of Marlin H. Hollinshead and the late Sara Anne Gibson Hollinshead, and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Dr. Patrick Taylor is President/CEO of Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, a full-service, non-profit Catholic hospital that is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and a member of Catholic Health East. Since opening its doors in 1955, the 559-bed...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:46 PM
Orange Cycle is offering free registration for the March 17 Tour de Cure for the American Diabetes Association, which starts at the UCF College of Medicine in Lake Nona and has distances of 10, 25, 50, 70 and 101 miles. Just go here and use the code...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 3:24 PM
A crucial tool in controlling diabetes is being vigilant about what you put in your mouth. But, some experts say, you don't have to be a slave to the glycemic index or banish cake and ice cream forever.
The primary goal for diabetics is to regulate...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:23 AM
James Lloyd Keys, Jr., age 82, died Sunday, March 3, 2013 at his home in Helena, MT. He is survived by his wife Dorothy, his daughters Julie and Margaret, son-in-law Michael, grandchildren Jaime and Jonathan, and great granddaughter Charlotte.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:14 PM
In observance of the American Diabetes Association Alert Day, Tuesday, I challenge everyone who reads this to take the Diabetes Risk Test, and inspire their friends, family members and colleagues to do the same.
Diabetes is a serious disease that strikes...