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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • Letter: Thanks for supporting Recovery Festival

    Editor: I commend the FACE-IT Faith-Based Coalition and Harford County officials for sponsoring last week's Recovery Festival at Aberdeen Festival Park. Sharing personal experiences and achievements is a vital component of the recovery process. As a...
  • 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...
  • New year begins at Aberdeen Senior Center

    The new year of 2013 has begun! The festive holidays are a memory and new events are planned for January and the Senior Center in Aberdeen began its winter session on Wednesday. On Thursday, Jan. 3, there was blood pressure screening from 10 a.m....
  • Anne Arundel County Digest

    Voter's Guide Two versions of the Voters' Guide for the 2012 general election, prepared by the League of Women Voters, are available on the Internet. The guide is a nonpartisan tool voters can use to evaluate the candidates and issues on this year's...
  • Americans better off without milk subsidy

    A frequent bugaboo of the fiscal cliff debacle was the "milk cliff" — the threat of milk price doubling if Congress failed to extend dairy subsidies. Parents were expected to forgo other necessities because their children "had to have milk."...
  • Shortchanging the children

    Shortchanging the children
    America's children seem to be shortchanged on almost every issue we face as a society. Not only are we failing to protect our children from deranged people wielding semi-automatic guns, we're not protecting them from poverty. The rate of child poverty...
  • Letter: Curbing sugar could increase life expectancy of children

    Did you know that experts predict our children will be the first generation to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents? You ask, why? Today, children drink more sugar-sweetened beverages than their parents, as children. Too much sugar in the...
  • Don't equate crime with mental illness

    I am grateful to Mark Komrad for his expert commentary related to persuading a troubled loved one or friend into professional mental health treatment and The Sun for publishing it ("Helping them to get help," Dec. 19). I would like to emphasize a point...
  • Wellness blog serves as voice of hospital, library wellness partnership

    Wellness blog serves as voice of hospital, library wellness partnership
    Jean Pfefferkorn, a Howard County Public Library staff member, posted an online item about a week ago on seasonal affective disorder, which carries symptoms ranging from increased appetite to suicidal thoughts. Dr. George Groman, a cardiologist at Johns...
  • Seniors and baby boomers mark expo's silver anniversary

    The Baltimore County Baby Boomer Expo and Senior Expo 2012 will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Thursday, Oct. 11, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the State Fairgrounds, 2200 York Road, Timonium. The two-day event, which is marking its silver...
  • John R. Bland, salesman

    John R. Bland, salesman
    John Randolph Bland, a retired salesman, died Oct. 5 of diabetes complications at Dulaney Valley Assisted Living. The Cockeysville resident was 70. Born in Baltimore and raised in Catonsville, he was the great-grandson of John R. Bland, the founder of...
  • Research buzz: UMBC tackling diabetes management among urban elderly

    Research buzz: UMBC tackling diabetes management among urban elderly
    Description: The University of Maryland Baltimore County's Center for Aging Studies won a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to explore the experiences of elderly, urban diabetes patients. The research will focus largely on how the...