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Are Pregnant Women at Higher Risk to Develop Diabetes?

Even though you neither never had diabetes nor are at are at risk to developing one (obesity, the absence of physical activity, family history…), because you are pregnant, you may develop silent diabetes ...

Diabetes Smartphone Apps

Every day diabetic patients have to monitor their blood glucose and adapt their dose of insulin according to what they ate (or planning to eat) and to their physical activity. Obviously, digital devices ...

What you should know about type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes usually develops slowly over time and is usually seen in overweight to obese men and women. Low activity level, bad diets, excessive fat around the waist are all major factors that lead ...

Unusual Nursing Jobs You May Not Have Considered

Most people realize that in general nursing at all levels is a rather well-paid career. But there are more different kinds of nursing jobs out there than you might think. While working in a hospital or ...

Blood-vessel inflammation may signal diabetes, stroke

Diabetes researchers studying the mechanisms that lead to chronic illnesses are zeroing in on inflammation as a major factor in both diabetes and heart disease. Scientists have recently noted that substances ...

Cell infusion is a ‘miracle’ for diabetic

For 50 years, Sigrun Schwendinger of Potomac, Md., coped with diabetes. She gave herself multiple insulin injections every day, tested her blood-sugar levels frequently and paid constant attention to her ...

Weight loss experts tackle the ups and downs of dieting, metabolism, meals

How much weight should you expect to lose in a month? Where do you begin if you want to drop 100 pounds? How can you keep from gaining weight at restaurant buffets? And what are the best snacks to keep ...

Fees for spousal coverage grow

Surcharges added for those who can get other insurance First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes spousal surcharges for health insurance? More U.S. workers will be paying them in 2018 as employers ...

Health threats: Who’s in charge?

Government and mixed messages  Let’s go back some 16 years and see what has changed since the Florida anthrax outbreak in 2001. It’s been indeed almost two decades, but almost a month after ...

The diabetes way of life

Americans with disease learn to eat well, exercise Ted DeLeon’s family is plagued by diabetes on all sides. His parents, aunts and uncles and seven of nine siblings have it. Yet, when it came to him, ...