| Sep 19, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Cynthia Anne Maier, 54, passed away Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at George Washington University Hospital. She had been hospitalized for treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, which she had been struggling against for 16 years.
Born July 6, 1958, in...
| Jul 16, 2012
Wayne Jackson knew something was wrong--he was always thirsty and his mom was already diabetic so one day he just had to know.
"You know,” Wayne recalled. “I test mom, then I tested myself as well."
Wayne was like as estimated 2 million...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:06 PM
John Preston Turner, 65, of Richland, Texas, and formerly of 13905 Weaver Ave. in Maugansville, Md., died Tuesday, June 19, 2012, of health complications.
Born Feb. 7, 1947, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Norman P. and Dorothy L. Turner....
| Jul 23, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Barbara E. "Betty" Miller of Warminster, formerly of Windber, Stoystown, and Hooversville, died peacefully on Friday, July 20, 2012. She was 89. She was the loving wife of the late Gene E. Miller Born in Keyser, West Virginia, she was the daughter of the...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Marie Rose Reeder, 78, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Friday, July 20, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.
Born Tuesday, July 17, 1934, in Manchester, N.H., she was the daughter of the late Joseph Labonville and the late Rose Proulx Labonville.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 10:41 PM
Sometimes an electronic device just can’t beat a well-trained snout.
Within the first two days with her new family, Keetah, a black and brown diabetic alert dog, was catching drops in 9-year-old Lexi Olson’s blood sugar 15-20 minutes...
| Aug 5, 2012
| 7:29 PM
Estella May Whitehead, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
Born Estella May Grove, Oct. 10, 1920, in Cumberland, Md., she was the daughter of William A. and Nellie Grove.
She lived in Hagerstown, Md., for many years before...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 2:15 PM
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...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
When Debra Crawford was in her 20s, she received a life-changing diagnosis.
She had diabetes.
From that moment on, every day, every hour would require constant, unwavering attention to meals, lifestyle and medication.
The Hagerstown woman would...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 8:33 PM
Harry H. Cable, 86, of Laurel View Village, formerly of Davidsville, Johnstown and Orlando, Fla., died Nov. 8, 2012 at Memorial Medical Center. Born Jan. 30, 1926 in Conemaugh Township, the son of Henry and Nellie (Yoder) Cable. Preceded in death by...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 4:39 AM
November is National Diabetes Month, and today is World Diabetes Day, a perfect opportunity to help raise awareness about this condition that affects more than 100 million Americans (26 million Americans have diabetes, and 79 million are estimated to have...