| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:23 PM
Overweight adults with type 2 diabetes are being recruited to join an 8-month online study to compare the effectiveness of two diets, and how well each controls the disease. The online study will look at the health impact of a low-carbohydrate diet versus...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:45 AM
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...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:20 PM
People with elevated blood sugar levels – even those not high enough for diabetes or pre-diabetes – are more likely to have memory problems than people with lower levels, a study of 141 people has shown.
The results suggest that people...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:43 PM
While diet and exercise are available to all, bariatric surgery is likely to remain a solution available to just a small fraction of the 90 million Americans who are obese. But when it comes to inducing weight loss and improving obesity-related health...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Are you among the more than 70 million American adults who should be discussing the possibility of statin therapy with a physician to reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke? For many, the answer may come as a surprise.
Getting that answer is...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:34 AM
Caridad Center, una clínica de ayuda comunitaria sin fines de lucro estará realizando su 9no. Festival anual de la familia el sábado 9 de noviembre de 9 a.m. a 1 p.m. en su local, ubicado en 8645 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach.
Por segundo año...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I have nerve pain that is chronic and related to my diabetes. I take medication for that, and want to add supplements that might help. I promise to ask my doctor if they're all right for me. — P.T., Tulsa, Okla.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Most Marylanders are not aware of the shortage of one type medical specialists that will affect health care availability for decades: Podiatrists. Podiatry is the medical specialty that deals with foot and ankle injuries and disease. Don't laugh. This...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:54 PM
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...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 4:01 PM
German doctors have successfully implanted insulin-producing cells in a patient with Type 1 diabetes using a specially constructed chamber system that does not require the use of immunosuppresant drugs, according to a new study.
In a paper published...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 8:09 PM
MINERSVILLE, Pa. — He hobbled down the dark tiled hallway, leaning heavily on his black wooden cane. His feet shuffled, his hands shook, and finally 85-year-old Benjamin Share nearly collapsed into a chair in the prison visitation room....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 10:18 AM
Beber una o más bebidas endulzadas con azúcar por día puede expandir la circunferencia de cintura y aumentar el riesgo de enfermedad cardiovascular y diabetes en mujeres, según estudios.
En un estudio Multiétnico de Arterioesclerosis las mujeres...