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. Well, today there are some amazing Diabetes Smartphone Apps. Obviously, digital devices are eager to help them. Mobile apps for diabetics are sometimes more specialized […]

Cell Infusion is a ‘miracle’ for diabetics

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 diet and exercise. That changed in February 2014, when Schwendinger got the second of two infusions of insulin-producing pancreatic cells in an experimental procedure at the […]

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 shift more costs to them — or to their spouses’ employers. Let’s look at how and why the fees for spousal coverage […]

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 doctors diagnosed anthrax in a Florida man, White House officials were still trying to find a leader who can both inspire public trust […]

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, he didn’t recognize it. This article addresses issues related to the diabetes way of life. “I was thirsty all the […]

Young type 2 diabetics face severe problems

The first long-term study of children diagnosed with type 2, or “adult-onset” diabetes, shows that as young adults, many suffer from severe complications, including kidney disease, miscarriages, and death. The fact of the matter is that young type 2 diabetics face severe problems. The study, though small, is ringing alarm bells for researchers here at […]

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