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Diabetes

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Top Diabetes Articles

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  • From Sun Magazine: Budging the bulge with CoolSculpting

    From Sun Magazine: Budging the bulge with CoolSculpting
    It's a common refrain in Gia D'Anna's office: Extra inches that childbirth or time left around the middle are resisting diet and exercise. D'Anna is the office manager for a Lutherville plastic surgeon, and, as a mother, she sympathizes with the...
  • Gary A. Mullen, telephone operator

    Gary A. Mullen, telephone operator
    Gary A. Mullen, a retired Bell Atlantic-Maryland Inc. telephone operator who had been a longtime active member of the Civil Air Patrol, died Wednesday of complications from diabetes at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was 70. The son of a court clerk and a...
  • New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures

    New study scrutinizes heart stent procedures
    A new study of more than 500,000 cardiac patients who underwent recent cardiac stent or angioplasty procedures in the United States has found that up to 15 percent were either unnecessary or appeared to be of uncertain medical benefit. However, nearly...
  • Week of Father's Day puts spotlight on men's health

    Week of Father's Day puts spotlight on men's health
    It's Men's Health Week, and public health officials are encouraging men to pay more attention to their bodies. Not only should they be paying more attention to little changes that don't seem right, they should be getting annual checkups. Diseases common...
  • Diets suggested for more pregnant women

    Diets suggested for more pregnant women
    Before Aiesha Eddins got pregnant, she didn't give much thought to her diet. "I ate whatever," said the 27-year-old Owings Mills woman. "We ordered take-out." But when she weighed in at 220 pounds during her initial prenatal visit, she quickly earned...
  • Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people

    Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
    Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
  • Death from marathon running low

    Death from marathon running low
    The stories of marathon runners collapsing and dying at the finish line are enough to scare anybody thinking of participating in one of the 26.2 mile races popular around this time of year. But a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers has found the...
  • Researchers eye saliva for patient testing

    Researchers eye saliva for patient testing
    No one likes to get stuck with a needle. But it's the only way doctors can get blood to test for diabetes, anemia and numerous other health problems. Scientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing say there is a much less invasive and...
  • Columbia firm is world's first to market with stem cell drug

    Columbia firm is world's first to market with stem cell drug
    A Columbia-based biotechnology company said this week it received the world’s first government approval to market a stem cell drug, in Canada. Osiris Therapeutics, founded in 1992, spent 17 years developing a stem cell therapy that offers anti-...
  • Considering bariatric surgery? Read this first

    Considering bariatric surgery? Read this first
    Often, those who are very overweight have tried dieting for years before giving up in frustration. But more obese people are turning to bariatric surgery to jump-start their weight-loss programs. The surgery is low-risk but isn't for everyone. It...
  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
  • 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...