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American Diabetes Association

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  • 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....
  • A small step against obesity in Howard Co.

    A small step against obesity in Howard Co.
    Howard County's new ban on the sale of sugary drinks on government property won't solve the obesity epidemic. It won't prevent Howard Countians from slurping down empty calories by the Big Gulpful. It won't stop them from eating things that are even...
  • Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise

    Diabetes remission possible with diet, exercise
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in nine people with diabetes saw their blood sugar levels dip back to a normal or "pre-diabetes" level after a year on an intensive diet and exercise program, in a new study. Complete remission of type 2 diabetes is...
  • Whole grains linked to lower prediabetes risk

    Whole grains linked to lower prediabetes risk
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating whole grains is associated with a decreased risk of prediabetes, a blood sugar elevation that can precede diabetes in adults, according to new research. Swedish residents who ate food containing more than 59 grams --...
  • Cross-country marathon, and diabetes loses

    Cross-country marathon, and diabetes loses
    Long before Doug Masiuk became a serious runner, he had to learn how take his lifelong battle with Type 1 diabetes one step at a time. Diagnosed when he was a toddler, Masiuk, now 38, played soccer through high school at Severna Park. Once his...
  • Bariatric surgery to cure Type 2 diabetes better understood

    Bariatric surgery to cure Type 2 diabetes better understood
    Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker's diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It's a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who increasingly are using the operation...
  • Charlie Kimball talks about racing with diabetes

    Charlie Kimball talks about racing with diabetes
    Charlie Kimball was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2007, news that upended his personal and professional life. But the 27-year-old English-born, California-raised open-wheel racing veteran didn't just work to get his career back on track, he's worked...
  • James Lloyd Keys Jr. September 25, 1930 - March 3, 2013

    James Lloyd Keys Jr. September 25, 1930 - March 3, 2013
    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. Jim was...
  • Is diabetes linked to hearing loss?

    Is diabetes linked to hearing loss?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Diabetes has already been tied to an increased risk of kidney and cardiovascular troubles, nerve damage and vision loss, and now a new study finds diabetics to be more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have...
  • Test strip supply linked to better diabetes care

    Test strip supply linked to better diabetes care
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Frequent blood sugar testing was strongly associated with better diabetes control in a large new study that concludes public and private insurers should not be limiting test strip supplies. Particularly for people with type...
  • Richard R. Rubin, Hopkins psychologist

    Richard R. Rubin, Hopkins psychologist
    Dr. Richard R. Rubin, a Johns Hopkins psychologist who counseled children and adults on how to cope with the emotional effects of diabetes, died of complications from prostate cancer March 25 at Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Monkton resident was 69....