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Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

Type 2 Diabetes, Obesity Linked to Fast-Food Proximity, Shows Study

By Sean Patterson November 13, 2014

It should come as no surprise that unhealthy foods such as those commonly served at fast-food restaurants are related to medical problems such as obesity, high blood pressure, and diabetes. A new study has gone even further, however, finding that …

Diabetes, Obesity Linked by Missing Protein

It’s been clear now for decades that obesity is somehow linked to the development of diabetes. As Americans have grown to staggering proportions, diabetes diagnoses have risen accordingly, even among teens. Exactly why this is the case isn’t fully understood, …

Inhaled Insulin Afrezza Receives FDA Approval

Could this be the end of daily insulin shots for some of the nearly 25.8 million people in the United States — 8.3 percent of the population — who suffer from diabetes? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday …

Diabetes Management Goes 'Bionic' With New Device Diabetes Management Goes 'Bionic' With New Device

Researchers involved in two National Institutes of Health-funded studies have developed a ‘bionic’ pancreas that monitors a patient’s blood sugar levels and makes Type 1 diabetes more manageable. Created by researchers at Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital, the experimental …

Bret Michaels Updates Fans After Canceling Show

On Thursday, May 29, Bret Michaels had to stop performing during the middle of a concert in Manchester, N.H., after suffering from a medical emergency. As previously reported by Webpronews, Michaels was three songs into the show when he had …

Bret Michaels Suffers Medical Emergency At Concert Bret Michaels Suffers Medical Emergency At Concert

On Thursday, singer Bret Michaels had to stop performing during a New Hampshire concert, due to a medical emergency. According to Michaels’ guitarist Pete Evick, Michaels was three songs into the show when he had to rush off stage. Michaels …

Mary Tyler Moore Going Blind, Says Betty White

For years Mary Tyler Moore entertained America on shows such as The Dick Van Dyke Show and The Mary Tyler Moore Show. Now the 77 year-old Moore is struggling in her fight against diabetes and, according to friends, is currently …

Type 2 Diabetes Rises 30 Percent In Youth Type 2 Diabetes Rises 30 Percent In Youth

Diabetes is a disorder of the metabolism, the way our bodies use digested food for energy, according to WebMD. Most of our food is converted into glucose, the type of sugar in the blood, where it is used by cells …

Diabetes Risk Lowered With Mediterranean Diet

Millions of people worldwide are diagnosed with diabetes everyday. While many cases can be managed with insulin and a strict diet, some people still suffer. A new study, scheduled to be presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 63rd Annual …

Diabetes And Pregnancy Raises Risk of Heart Disease

There’s bad news for females who get gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes that can develop during pregnancy. The disease typically goes away after childbirth. However, a new research study by Counsel & Heal which analyzed the long term effects …

Weight Loss: What Is That One Weird Trick Anyway?

Weight loss is still the pot of gold at the end of the Internet rainbow. If a casual perusal of offers on the Internet is to be believed, Al Gore’s invention is mainly useful for selling three things: – Penis …

Diabetic Diet: Healthy Equals Happy

Living with diabetes can be difficult and some people who are suffering from the illness find it difficult to lose or maintain a healthy weight. While there are many diets that claim to be perfect for people with diabetes, they …

Diabetes, Alzheimer’s Research May Yield Cures

A new research project valued at roughly $230 million may yield the answers for curing Alzheimer’s, diabetes, lupus, and arthritis. Eight of the largest U.S. pharmaceutical companies are collaborating on the project with the National Institute of Health and the …

Diabetes Awareness: Focus on Black Community

Diabetes is a serious problem for many Americans, but an especially serious one among the African-American community, where there is a much greater risk for the disease than any other, according to Market Wired. 26 million people in the U.S. …

Diabetes- How To Lower Your Risk And Get Tested

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects millions of people. It occurs when insulin is not produced properly by the body. Too much insulin and too little insulin can cause blood sugar levels to drop or rise and cause a …

Contact Lenses, Now Measuring Glucose Levels
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Diabetes plagues approximately 1 in 20 people in the world. Left untreated, it can cause severe complications, including death. Since 1921, medications have been available to control or treat diabetes; however, glucose monitoring has been living in the past, using …

How Soda Can Seriously Harm Your Health
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Most people are already aware that soda pop is not a health food and is probably not a good drink choice. Now, there is more proof that it isn’t – as a recent report by Food MythBusters has shown some …