| Oct 30, 2013
| 4:54 PM
When Jay Smith fell off his jogging routine, he gained 25 pounds and saw his average blood sugar level climb into dangerous territory.
So Smith, a 48-year-old Type 1 diabetic, did what many people do when they need to get in shape: He began a diet and...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:35 PM
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.
The glitches regarding enrollment in Virginia's new federally run state health insurance exchange, part of the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, have been widely publicized. If you tried to go online at...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Kenneth Carl Jones of Costa Mesa died on October 4, 2013 at Hoag Memorial. Born in Orange, CA to Alberta Marie and Emery Sidney Jones, he was a former commercial fisherman and avid outdoors man who loved nothing more than battling giant swordfish and...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Voices to Stop Diabetes is fundraiser that will feature an impressive cast of musical characters. The Oct. 18 event in Hampton will include performances by acoustic players including Bryan Forrest, Lawrence Lambert and The Pink House Band featuring Vaughn...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: What are the most common symptoms of diabetes? Is it true that changes in my eyesight could mean I'm developing diabetes?
ANSWER: People who have diabetes have too much sugar in their blood. Although you can't know your level of blood...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Q: I was just diagnosed with type 2 diabetes based on a high fasting blood sugar. Do I need to start medication right away? If so, which medication is best?
A: Diet and exercise are the ideal treatments for type 2 diabetes. However, even when lifestyle...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:18 PM
Senator Walter G. "Skip" Campbell, Jr. was born in Rockaway Beach, New York, on November 12, 1948. Skip began at St. John Vianney Seminary and continued at the University of Florida, where he was inducted into Alpha Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical Honor...
| Aug 13, 2013
For the past few weeks, we've been focusing on summer reads, but with back-to-school shopping in full swing, it's time to get serious. In recent months, Hampton Roads authors have released a number of self-help books, from weight loss, to making money, to...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:27 PM
Allan Knight-Rubenstein, Daytona Beach Father Lopez’s girls volleyball coach, completed a four-day bike ride for charity on Wednesday.
An avid biker, Knight-Rubenstein rode solo from Cocoa Beach to Clearwater Beach and back, encompassing close...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:12 PM
The sunshine vitamin could offer women with Type 2 diabetes a brighter outlook on life and help them better manage their often-trying disease, according to a recent pilot study by Loyola University researchers.
The study, which followed 46 women,...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:15 AM
George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. is the sixth president of Nova Southeastern University, the nation’s eighth largest private not-for-profit university, located in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Having recently taken over as President/CEO in July 2011, he has...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:24 PM
Mark H. Hollinshead, 47, of Orrtanna, Pa., passed away Thursday afternoon, June 27, 2013, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.
Born Feb. 15, 1966, in Ashtabula, Ohio, he was the son of Marlin H. Hollinshead and the late Sara Anne Gibson Hollinshead, and...