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Diabetes

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  • State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising

    State AG sues maker of diabetes drugs for false advertising
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Wednesday he has filed a lawsuit against GlaxoSmithKline, LLC for falsely saying three of its diabetes drugs were better than others on the market. The company also withheld data that showed the drugs...
  • Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak

    Boys' Latin basketball standout overcomes heartbreak
    Before Brendan Fields arrived at Boys' Latin last summer, the Lakers' basketball team was at the bottom of the Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association B Conference. But that almost seems inconsequential in the context of where Fields was, and...
  • Men's store is new addition to Charity's Closet [North Laurel/Savage]

    Charity's Closet is expanding! The clothing re-saler has been so successful that it is now going to have Phil N. Thropy, a men's store, as well as Charity's Closet, which will become just for women. Clothing is just $5 an item. The store also needs...
  • Little-known disease gastroparesis affects millions [Senior Circles]

    In November 2012, while putting together a Share Your Blessings listing, I talked to a woman who runs a nonprofit that helps teen mothers. I learned that she had been ill for a year with gastroparesis. She said it took a while to diagnose. I had never...
  • Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, educator

    Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, educator
    Evelyn O. Kampmeyer, a retired educator who was active in Republican politics, died May 14 from complications of diabetes at Abington Hospice in Warminster, Pa. The former Severna Park resident was 81. The daughter of a comptroller and a homemaker,...
  • After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC

    After homelessness, mother and son graduate from Howard CC
    Sandy Johnson and her son, Jeff, were juggling the demands of classes and exams, jobs and family life in pursuit of associate degrees. They also were confronting what could have been an insurmountable obstacle: homelessness. "This has been a tough...
  • Ignite Carroll speaker enlists apps in cancer fight

    Ignite Carroll speaker enlists apps in cancer fight
    When Alissa Harrington was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 38, she did what she's accustomed to doing when she needs answers. She reached for her smartphone. The Stevenson University technology professional says mobile apps helped her overcome one...
  • Councilwoman will speak to North Laurel Civic Association

    Councilwoman Jen Terrasa will attend the Feb. 21 meeting of the North Laurel Civic Association at 7 p.m. at the North Laurel Community Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Among items to discuss is the location of an apartment complex to house chronically...
  • Solving the state's health disparities

    Solving the state's health disparities
    Nearly 10,000 people in West Baltimore are diagnosed each year with new cases of diabetes, hypertension and other treatable, chronic health conditions — enough to fill 24 jumbo jets. These illnesses will kill many of them and complications will...
  • Lots to do in February at Aberdeen Senior Center

    Up and down temperatures, wind and power outages greet us at the beginning of our second month of 2013. Snows come and go. So, what's been going on? The Aberdeen Senior Center remains a busy meeting place for many of our seniors. The month started off...
  • Lose weight and sleep better

    Lose weight and sleep better
    Drop a few pounds and it will lead to a good night's sleep, new Johns Hopkins research has found. As the body loses fat, particularly belly fat, people are able to sleep better, Hopkins doctors found when following 77 people over six months. The...
  • HdG to observe Veterans Day Monday in Tydings Park

    A peaceful Veterans Day to you, dear readers, Veterans Day, Nov. 11 (observed Monday, Nov. 12), is a tribute to all of those who served in our armed forces. In reality, the day is also titled Armistice Day and Remembrance Day in Canada, in recognition of...