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Diabetes

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  • Inaugural 5K seeks to boost limb loss awareness

    Inaugural 5K seeks to boost limb loss awareness
    Laurel resident Lisa Willis is looking forward to wearing a royal blue and lime green ribbon to brighten the spring landscape during the Limb Loss 5K Community Walk/Roll at Granville Gude Park on Saturday. Organized by the newly formed Amputee...
  • Wounds that don't heal can lead to other health problems

    Wounds that don't heal can lead to other health problems
    Normal wounds heal within weeks, but for people with health problems, the injuries may fester for much longer. In the worst cases, persistent wounds that aren't treated can infect the bone and even lead to amputation. Dr. Kapil Gopal, vascular surgeon and...
  • Choosing a sweetener, are they all equal?

     Choosing a sweetener, are they all equal?
    Nutritionists from the University of Maryland Medical System regularly contribute a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. The latest post is from Elaine Pelc....
  • Anne Arundel County health brief

    Heart health February is American Heart month. The Anne Arundel Department of Health offers kits and fact sheets about heart disease, its risk factors and prevention on the website learntolivehealthy.org. Flu shots The Department of Health is...
  • Columbia firm gets state support to help develop retinal imaging device

    Columbia firm gets state support to help develop retinal imaging device
    County officials said Thursday that a county firm will be among state companies sharing in nearly $1.5 million in awards for life sciences innovation through the BioMaryland Center, an office within Maryland's Department of Business and Economic...
  • Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family

    Molly's solo act: Newly separated, focus is on new book and raising her family
    Molly Shattuck opens the front door of her sprawling brick North Baltimore home in a blur of color and energy. It's 10 a.m. on a gray February day, and she's wearing a tight purple dress that highlights her famously firm physique. Her blond hair is...
  • Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar

    Officials urge consumers to cut back on sugar
    When Samantha Kuczynski contemplated the biggest dietary problem in her lunch recently, she didn't point to the chicken wrap sandwich or the french fries. It was the dollop of ketchup that caught the eye of the 24-year-old Center Stage props artisan,...
  • Senior briefs

    Annapolis Center These activities will be offered at the Annapolis Senior Activity Center, 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818. European river cruise The center's trip committee is accepting reservations for a cruise on the Danube which will...
  • Laurel Regional Hospital to expand focus on women's health

    Laurel Regional Hospital to expand focus on women's health
    Laurel Regional Hospital officials are in the development stage of a major project that focuses on tackling women's health issues in a big way. According to hospital officials, they hope to soon open a one-stop facility, separate from the main building,...
  • Maryland needs podiatrists

    Maryland needs podiatrists
    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...
  • City reports progress, challenges in residents' health

    City reports progress, challenges in residents' health
    In the past two years, fewer Baltimoreans have been hospitalized for diabetes, hypertension, asthma and drugs. More city residents have health insurance, more are exercising and fewer are dying prematurely from heart disease. Fewer teens are having...
  • Improving Baltimore's health

     Improving Baltimore's health
    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...