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  • 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...
  • Editorial: Limits on sweet drinks a step too far

    Editorial: Limits on sweet drinks a step too far
    You needn't be addicted to sugar-laden soft drinks to wonder if the county's new campaign against sugary drinks is a bit too much. Announced this week in rather dramatic fashion (9.6 tons of white sand was dumped in a parking lot at Burleigh Manor...
  • Letter: Maryland pediatricians support setting nutritional standards for beverages

    Your recent editorial, "County campaign against sugary drinks goes too far," is way off the mark. On behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics Maryland Chapter and our almost 900 members statewide, I want to support Howard County Executive Ken Ulman...
  • 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...
  • Women outnumbering men on race day

    Women outnumbering men on race day
    Freedom Green is a full-time mom with four young children and a husband whose job has him working 20-hour days. That is why she runs. "There are times when I need to get away, so that I don't flip out," says Green, 40, of Owings Mills. "I don't want...
  • For River Hill High sophomore, volunteering is a way of life

    For River Hill High sophomore, volunteering is a way of life
    Athena Kan, a sophomore at River Hill High School, did not have to look very far to learn the values of volunteering. Her parents, Kenny and Henrietta, are largely responsible for Athena's volunteering spirit. The family has participated in American...
  • Eileen M. Derry, homemaker

    Eileen M. Derry, homemaker
    Eileen M. Derry, a homemaker and hospital volunteer, died May 9 of complications from diabetes at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. She was 79. The daughter of farmers, the former Eileen Mary Rothgaber was born in Baltimore and was raised on the family...
  • Belinda G. Galbreath, librarian

    Belinda G. Galbreath, a retired Baltimore County librarian who was an accomplished storyteller, died Sunday of complications from diabetes at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air. The lifelong Street resident was 59. The daughter of dairy farmers,...
  • $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020
    Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...
  • Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes

    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, expert on diabetes
    Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
  • Hospital rates vary significantly, Medicare data show

    Hospital rates vary significantly, Medicare data show
    Johns Hopkins Hospital charged $13,667 on average to treat one admission of a Medicare patient with diabetes in 2011, while a couple of miles away Mercy Medical Center billed an average of $8,425. The University of Maryland Medical Center charged $9,045...
  • 89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak

    89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak
    The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...