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August 2006

  • Montana State QB plays through diabetes -- It wasn't because of a limit on his candy intake. He didn't have much of a sweet tooth. It wasn't because his active lifestyle was being curtailed. He was free to run around as much as he wanted. Cory Carpenter was 8, but in his mind, he was thrust into adulthood far too soon when he was diagnosed with Type I diabetes. So he cried. For days…. 08/30/2006
  • Blacks With Diabetes Have Poorer Control Of Blood Sugar Than Whites, According To Researchers – An analysis combining 11 separate research studies found that blacks with diabetes have poorer control of blood sugar than whites, according to researchers from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues. 08/29/2006
  • Race Affects Medication Adherence In Type 2 Diabetes – African Americans may be less likely than whites to take their medication for Type 2 diabetes as it is prescribed, a new study suggests. The researchers found that adherence rates were as much as 12 percent lower among black people when compared to whites. 08/28/2006
  • Cory Carpenter comes to terms with diabetes -- It wasn't because of a limit on his candy intake. He didn't have much of a sweet tooth. And it wasn't because his active lifestyle was being curtailed. He was free to run around as much as he wanted. Cory Carpenter was 8, an age when youngs ... 08/28/2006
  • Blood `insurance' Bank - A ST KILDA Rd business is charging parents thousands of dollars to store their babies' umbilical cords in a laboratory fridge, in case their child develops leukemia.  08/14/2006
  • Race Affects Medication Adherence in Type 2 Diabetes - African Americans may be less likely than whites to take their medication for Type 2 diabetes as it is prescribed, a new study suggests. The researchers found that adherence rates were as much as 12 percent lower among black people when compared to whites.  08/03/2006
  • Obesity-Related Diabetes Puts Children at High Risk - Children who get obesity-related diabetes face a much higher risk of kidney failure and death by middle age than people who develop diabetes as adults, a study suggests.  08/01/2006
  • State will lead fight against diabetes - Some 20.8 million Americans, children and adults alike, suffer from diabetes. Of those, some 201,000 live in Oklahoma. And that doesn't include the thousands who go undiagnosed.  08/01/2006
  • Juvenile Diabetes Foundation - As the celebrity chair for the walk for the fifth year, Diane Larson was also had the honor of emceeing today's lunch. On Saturday, September 30, they gathered at Ottawa Park to raise money to one day hopefully cure type one or juvenile diabetes.  08/01/2006
  • Miss Black Tennessee to focus on diabetes - The newly-crowned Miss Black Tennessee will spend her tenure trumpeting the cause of increasing public awareness of juvenile diabetes - a disease that is preventable and easily treated if susceptible people are educated about its causes and effects, she told The Tennessean today.  07/31/2006

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July 2006

  • Uganda: Diabetes Rising Among Children - A LIFESTYLE characterised by inactivity, comfort and overeating among Uganda's urban school-going youth from well-to-do families has made them and their parents prone to diabetes, exposing them to impotence, research has revealed.  07/31/2006
  • 'My Pocket Doctor", A New Braille Diabetes Reference Guide Now Available from Pocket Reference Journals – 07/31/2006
  • Diabetes rates spur hospitals to add wound care services - In response to the skyrocketing numbers of patients with diabetes, hospitals are devoting coveted floor space and dollars to build wound care clinics.  07/31/2006
  • Diabetes an epidemic that diet, exercise can prevent - If you don't know someone with diabetes, there's a good chance you soon will.  07/31/2006
  • 2,300 villagers take part in diabetes pilot project - Tirunelveli (Tamil Nadu) : As many as 2,300 people in a Tamil Nadu village and over 60 doctors are taking part in a research project to study diabetes complications.  07/29/2006
  • 2,300 villagers take part in diabetes pilot project – 07/29/2006
  • Family's 3 of 4 kids managing diabetes - Diabetes, said Stephanie Watkins of Bothell, is just something you learn to manage. Watkins and her husband, Daniel, have four children...  07/29/2006
  • Swim Race Helps Raise Money For Diabetes - The Third Annual Teal Lake Swim is tomorrow. The event raises money for U.P.D.O.N., the U.P. Diabetes Outreach Network, to send diabetic children to a special two-day camp at Northern  Michigan University.  07/28/2006
  • Swim Race Helps Raise Money For Diabetes – 07/28/2006
  • Prevalence of diabetes in Durham especially dire among black population - Renita Henry knows how dangerous diabetes can be. The 51-year-old watched her older brother, Larry Tucker, die in November of complications from the disease, and it wasn't pleasant.  07/28/2006
  • Kids With Diabetes Face Heart Risks - Just as in adults, diabetes in children is skyrocketing around the globe, and it is increasingly clear that kids with the disease are at risk for many of the same life-threatening conditions, including heart disease.  07/27/2006
  • Police: Boy Hanged Self At Diabetes Camp - A 12-year-old boy from Virginia who died at a diabetes camp in Winston-Salem hanged himself, according to authorities.  Winston-Salem police said the boy hanged himself Sunday with bed sheets inside a Wake Forest University dorm room.  07/27/2006
  • Police: Boy Hanged Self At Diabetes Camp – 07/27/2006
  • 1 in 5 youth with diabetes has heart risk - With the epidemic of obesity in the United States leading to a greater incidence of diabetes among youth, a new study highlights why Americans cannot afford to ignore this dangerous trend: One in five youth with diabetes has already developed two or more additional risk factors for premature heart disease.  07/27/2006
  • Study of Children With Diabetes Suggests Obesity Is Affecting Life Expectancy - Children who get obesity-related diabetes face a much higher risk of kidney failure and death by middle age than people who develop diabetes as adults, a study suggests.  07/26/2006
  • Childhood Diabetes Ups Kidney Risk - Children and teens who develop type 2 diabetes may face a higher risk of life-threatening kidney disease and early death than people diagnosed as adults.  07/25/2006
  • Diabetes may have caused sex attacks - A SENIOR town hall official may have been in the grip of sudden attacks caused by changes to his diabetes medication when he sexually assaulted teenage girls, a court has been told.  07/25/2006
  • Tribes team up to fight diabetes with OU – 07/25/2006
  • Early-Onset of Type 2 Diabetes Associated With Increased Risk of Kidney Disease in American Indians – 07/25/2006
  • On the road again: Newton man walking 10,000 miles to raise diabetes awareness - Diabetes almost killed Andrew Mandell. It kept him bedridden for two years, left his legs and feet perpetually numb, and nearly took his vision.  07/26/2006
  • Learning how to handle diabetes - Nearly 400 people got free blood pressure, cholesterol, eye and foot examinations Saturday at a conference on diabetes, making it the largest turnout in the event's five-year history, organizers said.  07/23/2006
  • Five Times the Fight: Students Strike Blow When Diabetes Hits Home - Diabetes is an epidemic driven by sedentary lifestyle and obesity. This spring, Kingwood Elementary students took steps to raise awareness and add to the war chest in the battle to cure and prevent the disease.  07/23/2006
  • Kmart sets diabetes education day – 07/22/2006
  • Diabetes camp in Charlton shows off its new dining hall - Campers, staff and alumni of the Elliott P. Joslin Camp for Children with Diabetes will gather tomorrow to dedicate the camp's new dining hall during Alumni Day.  07/21/2006
  • Qatar association warns of looming diabetes catastrophe - MORE than 230mn people, or almost 6% of the world's adult population, now live with diabetes, the Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) said.  07/21/2006
  • Descendent of Chief Cornplanter dies of complications from diabetes - DuWayne "Duce"" Bowen, a Seneca Nation descendent of Chief Cornplanter and a consultant to the Oil City Arts Council, died at 3:10 a.m. Friday of complications from diabetes. He was 60.  07/22/2006
  • Step by step, Mr. Diabetes walks for awareness - Andrew Mandell is mad. There have been countless opportunities to help people who are suffering that he says have gone to waste. He is mad because he's the one who has to walk 15,000 miles around the whole country to raise awareness for diabetes.  07/22/2006
  • 'Ignorance' on diabetes treatment - Two-thirds of the two million people with diabetes in the UK do not take their medication as prescribed, research suggests.  07/21/2006
  • HEALTH: Hidden scale of diabetes - THOUSANDS of people in Peterborough could be unaware that they have diabetes.  07/20/2006
  • Diabetes Education at Area Kmarts – If you have diabetes, Kmart has a deal for you.  07/20/2006
  • Todd is Certified Diabetes Educator - OSF Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center has announced that dietitian Barbara J. Todd, MS, RD, LDN, has successfully passed the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators and is now a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE).  07/19/2006
  • Unique Wedding Favors Help Brides and Grooms Embrace Charity -- American Diabetes Association Launches a New, Online - Today's bride is adding a special touch to her wedding day by giving a donation on behalf of her wedding guests to the American Diabetes Association, in lieu of traditional wedding favors.  07/19/2006
  • Progress In Diabetes Management - The numbers of New Zealanders on 'Get Checked' diabetes programme who are managing their disease well has more than doubled, Health Minister Pete Hodgson said today.  07/19/2006
  • Analysis: Diabetes' Fast, Furious Spread - Along with high-calorie diets and sedentary lifestyles, the ways of the West are leaving people in developing countries with an insidious legacy: diabetes.  07/19/2006
  • Students Help Maplewood Teacher Control Her Diabetes - Geri Cook of  Maplewood was diagnosed with type II diabetes 12 years ago. She started taking oral medications and, later, insulin, but she did not manage it well.  07/17/2006
  • Students help Maplewood teacher control her diabetes - 07/17/2006
  • Stigma, blame only make obesity, diabetes more traumatic - Do overweight people with diabetes have themselves to blame? Yes. Just like almost every other disease, obesity and type 2 diabetes are caused in part by what we do. Behaviors such as smoking, exposure to stress and what we eat contribute to whether we suffer heart disease, infections and many forms of cancer. In fact, even getting less than eight hours of sleep each night affects health.  07/17/2006
  • Dillinger Escape Plan Rock For Diabetes - When writer and director David Rodman "Roddy" Scott (whose created memorable promotional spots for everything from The Osbournes to Napoleon Dynamite ) unexpectedly succumbed to juvenile diabetes in March of last year, his best friend, Kerry Black of the Dillinger Escape Plan, decided to organize a benefit concert in Scott's memory, with all proceeds going toward the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.  07/17/2006
  • Diabetes is not all bad news, says former star - "ABSOLUTELY shattered" was how rugby league great Steve Renouf felt when three of his children were diagnosed with diabetes.  07/16/2006
  • Facts on Diabetes - More than 20 million people in the United States have diabetes. GROWING PROBLEM: One in three Americans born in 2000 will develop diabetes during their lifetime.  07/16/2006
  • Iowa Eagles clubs raises over $129,000 for diabetes - Jim Burnett knows the importance of diabetes research and education first hand. His son was diagnosed with the disease when he was only five-years-old.  07/16/2006
  • Woman charged in diabetes fund theft - Police say a North Bergen woman embezzled almost $17,000 from the local chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  07/15/2006
  • Hy-Vee raises diabetes funds - On a Saturday bike ride, three local Hy-Vee employees will climb mountains near Glacier National Park to raise money so researchers can search high and low for a cure to juvenile diabetes.  07/13/2006
  • The sweet'n lowdown on juvenile diabetes - Sam Schectman, 22, does not live in the inner city. He is not poor or overweight. He is, in fact, a middle-class Jewish suburbanite ... and he has diabetes.  07/14/2006
  • Diet May Help Minorities' Diabetes - Blacks, Asians, and Hispanics in the U.S. are more likely to get type 2 diabetes than whites. But, according to a new study, it may be easier for these minorities to cut their diabetes risk through better eating habits.  07/14/2006
  • Back-to-School Checklist: Paper, Pencils and Diabetes Tool Kit  - For most children, heading back to school means going to the store to pick up pencils, paper and folders, and meeting their new teachers. For children with diabetes, however, even more preparation is needed for the new school year.  07/13/2006
  • Morrison vows that diabetes will not derail his NBA career - Part of Adam Morrison's story is his battle with diabetes.  07/13/2006
  • Fairyland Teacher Riding For Juvenile Diabetes Cure After McCallie Baseball Pitcher Son Contracts Disease - With a hope for a Type 1 Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes) cure in her lifetime, Cindy Jayne prepares to embark on a 50-mile bike ride to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  07/12/2006
  • Short Legs Linked to Type 2 Diabetes? - Type 2 diabetes -- the most frequent kind -- may be slightly more common among adults with disproportionately short legs than in their leggier peers.  07/12/2006
  • Connie Aclin: Diet can help prevent, control diabetes - Lately, every week I seem to hear someone else I know has been diagnosed with diabetes. Knowing individuals with diabetes and seeing how it affects their lives puts this American epidemic into personal perspective for me.  07/11/2006
  • Pink Floyd Founder `Syd' Barrett Dies From Diabetes (Correct) - (Corrects typographical error in third paragraph.) July 11 (Bloomberg) -- Roger Keith ``Syd'' Barrett, a founding member of British rock band Pink Floyd, has died from symptoms related to diabetes, a spokesman for the band said today.  07/11/2006
  • Pink Floyd Founder `Syd' Barrett Dies From Diabetes (Update1) - Roger Keith ``Syd'' Barrett, a founding member of British rock band Pink Floyd, has died from symptoms related to diabetes, a spokesman for the band said today.  07/11/2006
  • Diabetes patient holds key - The most important person managing a case of diabetes is the person who has it. And if that person happens to be you, the East Central District Health Department might have a free service or sliding fee service based on income that could help you live a healthier life.  07/10/2006
  • Study: Diabetes rate high in Ohio's Appalachia counties - COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Poverty levels among people living in parts of Appalachian Ohio may be one reason why they have higher rates of diabetes than the rest of the state, researchers said.  07/10/2006
  • Type 2 Diabetes has doubled in 30 years - New cases of type 2 diabetes have doubled over the last three decades among middle-aged Americans, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.  07/10/2006
  • Diabetes risk runs high in SE Ohio - Poverty levels among people living in parts of Appalachian Ohio may be one reason why they have higher rates of diabetes than the rest of the state, researchers said.  07/10/2006
  • Black belt looks to kick out diabetes - At 75 years old, Lou Davis is still up and kicking. Literally. The tae kwon do black belt revamped his youth group during the past year to raise money for diabetes research.  07/10/2006
  • Appalachia sees more diabetes - Columbus- Poverty levels among people living in parts of Appalachian Ohio may be one reason why they have higher rates of diabetes than the rest of the state, researchers said.  07/10/2006
  • Professors aid in diabetes fight - With new developments in technology and medication, UI experts could make diabetics' day-to-day routines a little less prickly. According to the American Diabetes Association and American Heart Association, there are 20 million cases of diabetes nationwide and twice as many new cases of Type 2 since the '70s. 07/10/2006
  • Obesity among children fuels jump in Type 2 diabetes - A young person with Type 2 diabetes? Janet Hass had never heard of such a patient when she started her nursing career in the early 1980s. The condition, in which the body starts to lose its ability to convert blood glucose into energy, used to be seen in adults who commonly had risk factors of genetic predisposition, obesity and inactivity.  07/10/2006
  • Diabetes, poverty may be linked - Poverty levels among people living in parts of Appalachian Ohio may be one reason why they have higher rates of diabetes, researchers said.  07/10/2006
  • Diabetes Rates High in Ohio's Southeast - The food people eat in southeastern Ohio might contribute to a diabetes rate that is far higher than in the rest of the country, organizers of a new study said.  07/09/2006
  • Call to take diabetes seriously - Hundreds of thousands of Australians who don't know they have diabetes are being urged not to ignore the potential life-threatening consequences.  07/09/2006
  • Diabetes crisis - A diabetes and obesity epidemic has hit Tasmania -- and it is growing more severe every day. Alarming new figures show seven Tasmanians develop diabetes every day and almost one in nine Tasmanians aged 25 or over already has the disease.  07/09/2006
  • Taking control of diabetes - BEING diagnosed with diabetes was the best thing that has happened to Sue Cullimore. Her diagnosis four years ago turned her life around and she feels younger and more energetic now than she did 10 years ago.  07/09/2006
  • Diabetes rates high in Ohio's southeast - The food people eat in southeastern Ohio might contribute to a diabetes rate that is far higher than in the rest of the country, organizers of a new study said.  07/09/2006
  • Australians urged to seek diabetes test - A new, hard-hitting campaign aims to prevent a looming diabetes crisis in Australia.  07/09/2006
  • Walks raise $874,000 to combat diabetes - The 2006 "Walks to Cure Diabetes," held in Jamestown on May 20 and Buffalo on May 21, raised more than $874,000. The money will support the work of the Western New York Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  07/08/2006
  • dLifeTV, the Diabetes Television Show: The Holocaust Medical Miracle That Saved Thousands - Isolated from the rest of the world, Holocaust refugee Victor Saxl had only days to find a medical miracle that would save the life of his beloved wife, Eva, struggling with diabetes, her insulin about to run out. Having only perseverance and each other, The Saxl's Story is one of the great untold and heroic love stories of our time.  07/08/2006
  • Crane family copes well with diabetes - On the surface, Madison Crane looks like any other bubbly, energetic and healthy 9-year-old. Underneath, however, lies a disease that, if not properly taken care of, could cause irreversible harm to her body: type I diabetes.  07/07/2006
  • Short legs related to excess weight and diabetes - Being short and especially having short legs appear to increase the risk being overweight and developing type 2 diabetes in middle age, new research shows.  07/07/2006
  • Prevalence of diabetes plateauing? - AFTER YEARS of witnessing an increasing number of people becoming diabetic, Dr. Mohan of Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialities Centre, Chennai, wonders if the number of diabetics is beginning to plateau.  07/05/2006
  • Diabetes enrollments double over five years - The doubling of the number of New Zealanders taking advantage of free diabetes check-ups is a sobering reminder of how large New Zealand's diabetes epidemic has become, Health Minister Pete Hodgson said today.  07/05/2006
  • Urban Journalism Workshop: Thousands of teens live with diabetes - Hans Bowar walks into a Perkins Restaurant in Mankato, sits down, orders a burger and a Diet Coke and gives himself an insulin shot. Hans is one of many teens with diabetes, a disease that affects the body's ability to break down sugars. More than 15,000 people in Minnesota are diagnosed with diabetes each year, and more than 176,000 Americans under 20 have the disease.   07/05/2006
  • More people getting diabetes checks - The number of people getting free diabetes checks has doubled in the last five years but Health Minister Pete Hodgson is hoping the figure improves further.  07/05/2006
  • Diabetes awareness week - Question: What is the fastest growing non infectious disease in the world? Answer: Diabetes. A serious health condition, with no known cure, diabetes can lead to heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, amputation and erectile dysfunction.  07/04/2006
  • Golfers raise awareness of diabetes - The "2006 Legislative Shoot-Out" was held recently at the championship quality Reunion Golf Course in Madison and over 100 golfers joined together to "putt with a purpose" and raise money for a very worthy cause - diabetes.  07/04/2006
  • Obesity epidemic fuels worrying diabetes trends - The obesity epidemic is behind a disturbing rise in diabetes in New Zealand, with this age-related disease now increasingly hitting teenagers.  07/03/2006
  • Diabetes funding 'win for region' - The announcement of funding to build a "one-stop shop" for Dubbo's diabetics is a "complete blessing" for the increasing number of sufferers in the city, according to Dubbo Diabetes Australia president Bob Haycox.  07/04/2006
  • Study Reveals High Rate Of Diabetes In Rural India - Populations in rural India may be set for an epidemic of diabetes according to new research conducted by The George Institute for International Health and published today in Diabetes Care. In a large-scale survey of rural India, 13% of adults aged 30 or above were found to have diabetes in a developing area of Andhra Pradesh with a further 16% exhibiting features of pre-diabetes. 07/02/2006
  • Camp lifts attitudes of kids with diabetes - Youngsters from this area who have juvenile diabetes get a chance to feel good about themselves and learn how to cope with their disease at Camp Nejeda in Stillwater.  07/02/2006
  • Waco Auxiliary donates $20,000 for diabetes cure -  The Waco Ladies' Auxiliary Club recently contributed the second largest donation to be received by the Kentucky American Diabetes Association in the past five years. The donation was commemorated Thursday at the Waco Bingo Hall on Irvine Road.  07/01/2006
  • Counties of Appalachian Ohio Evidence Higher Rates of Diabetes - According to a January 2006 survey, the residents of seven counties in Southeastern Ohio have significantly higher rates of diabetes than the state or national averages.  07/01/2006

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June 2006

  • Banding together for diabetes research - Pictured here, are the children in Grade 4 at Immaculate Heart of Mary with Clay Bryant and Paige Bryant. The 20-month-old was recently diagnosed with diabetes.  06/30/2006
  • Elliott Yamin Fans Help to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes - Third place 'American Idol' winner Elliott Yamin has devoted fans who are on a mission to help find a cure for diabetes. The Central Virginia Chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has already received over $20,000 in contributions from Elliott's fans -- and that is just the beginning.    06/30/2006
  • Elliott Yamin Fans Help to Find a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes - Richmond, VA (PRWEB) June 30, 2006 -- Third place 'American Idol' winner Elliott Yamin has devoted fans who are on a mission to help find a cure for diabetes.  06/30/2006
  • Small talk: Morrison's diabetes won't slow him down - Many doubt Adam Morrison can handle the expectations of the NBA. Sure, he's received criticism over his rebounding and defense, but his most challenging opponent probably is type 1 diabetes.  06/29/2006
  • McEachern earns certified diabetes educator status - Agathe (Aggie) McEachern, RN, MSN, diabetes educator at Phelps County Regional Medical Center, has successfully completed the certification examination for diabetes educators administered by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators (NCBDE) and has earned the status of certified diabetes educator.  06/29/2006
  • Diabetes group to hold potluck - All teens face challenges and have to make decisions about dating, driving and alcohol, among other things. Teens with diabetes face the same choices as their friends, but having diabetes complicates the choices. The Teen Diabetes Support Group...  06/29/2006
  • UNT coach Dickey diagnosed with diabetes - DENTON - Football coach Darrell Dickey said Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with diabetes. Dickey said he will monitor his diet and exercise, but the condition is not expected to otherwise impact him.  06/29/2006
  • A very special bond: All campers have diabetes - OXFORD - At first glance, the Clara Barton Camp seems typical. Its log cabins, flagpole, pond and lodge are reminiscent of old Walt Disney movies. When snack time begins, however, and campers begin checking their blood sugar, one remembers what makes the place unique: All campers have diabetes.  06/29/2006
  • Race may be Factor for Insulin Resistance - Black women, even if their weight is normal, may be at increased risk for insulin resistance, a condition associated with diabetes, high blood pressures, and heart vessel disease, according to new research by Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  06/29/2006
  • Health Alert: Diabetes chemo - A cancer treatment is now being tested as a way to control diabetes. Testing her blood is something Kimberly Parker is still getting used to.  06/28/2006
  • Adam Morrison, a Top NBA Draft Choice Is Also Top Choice for People Living With Diabetes in dLife Poll - With the NBA draft just hours away, it seems that Adam Morrison has also caught the eye of the American public for his outspokenness about diabetes, the very same diabetes that some say may make him a bit of an unknown entity for the NBA. It is unclear where Morrison will fall in the draft this year but with those in the diabetes community, he was the number one vote getter.  06/28/2006
  • ETMC Diabetes Camp -A group of East Texas kids is enjoying their summer at camp, while learning how to control their diabetes. Kids are attending ETMC's diabetes camp at Camp Tyler.  06/28/2006
  • Maori diabetes project falls short - A huge Waikato-based diabetes programme for Maori - hailed as a world leader - has failed in its key objective of reducing the disease by a third within a set budget.  06/28/2006
  • Adam Morrison, a Top NBA Draft Choice Is Also Top Choice for People Living With Diabetes in dLife Poll - With the NBA draft just hours away, it seems that Adam Morrison has also caught the eye of the American public for his outspokenness about diabetes, the very same diabetes that some say may make him a bit of an unknown entity for the NBA.  06/28/2006
  • 'Act Alive' to fight diabetes - Dr. Tim Hindmarsh will attempt to complete 10 high-intensity physical activities within 24 hours of his 41st birthday on June 29. Hindmarsh completed the extreme decathlon for his 40th birthday last year - with 15 minutes to spare - as a fundraiser for diabetes education scholarships.  06/28/2006
  • From Fat to Fit; Diabetes Forecast Highlights Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee's Journey to Control His Type 2 Diabetes - Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 47, he was warned he might have only another decade to live unless he began to control his disease.  06/28/2006
  • Study reveals high rate of diabetes in rural India - Populations in rural India may be set for an epidemic of diabetes according to new research conducted by The George Institute for International Health and published today in Diabetes Care. In a large-scale survey of rural India, 13% of adults aged 30 or above were found to have diabetes in a developing area of Andhra Pradesh with a further 16% exhibiting features of pre-diabetes.  06/28/2006
  • NASA Modifies Image Technology To Fight Diabetes - NASA image-processing technology used to explore orbital images of Earth and distant worlds is being modified for diabetes research.  06/27/2006
  • "HELP ME FIND A CURE FOR DIABETES" - Toowoomba Chronicle - kathleend@thechronicle.com.au - Will Demarco Merrett wake when he goes to sleep at night? For three years Kate Hannant has slept by her son's side knowing Demarco, who suffers Type 1 diabetes, could slip into a coma at any moment or succumb to a seizure.  06/27/2006
  • Camp AZDA gives children with diabetes a new outlook - The Arizona Republic - A recent camp for children with diabetes gives them a chance to have fun and be around 200 kids with the illness.  06/27/2006
  • Diabetes...Prevalence in African-American Women - Obesity is a pretty well-known risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes. Now it appears race plays a role, as well. African-American women have been found to be at increased risk for insulin resistance, even if their weight is normal.  06/27/2006
  • XLHealth's Gardner Named Maryland's Diabetes Educator of the Year - Mary L. Gardner, diabetes clinical product specialist with XLHealth, one of the nation's fastest-growing disease management companies, has been named the Outstanding Diabetes Educator of the Year by the Maryland Association of Diabetes Educators.  06/26/2006
  • Race may be risk factor for insulin resistance - Black women - even if their weight is normal - may be at increased risk for insulin resistance, a condition associated with diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart vessel disease, according to new research by Wake Forest University School of Medicine.  06/26/2006
  • The new faces of diabetes - TWIN FALLS - Not so long ago, doctors diagnosed type 2 diabetes in people of middle age and older. They still do. But nowadays pediatricians are also finding it in some of their young patients.  06/26/2006
  • The nurse is in: Nurse practitioners filling void in primary care - Marguerite Harris and her staff of eight provide prenatal care and child immunizations, write prescriptions, and diagnose and treat ailments from diabetes to the sniffles.  06/26/2006
  • Diabetes claims racecaller -  Racecaller Brian Blackmore, one of the best-known figures on Victoria's country gallops and harness tracks, died at Bendigo on Wednesday. Blackmore, 67, fought a long battle with diabetes which forced him to retire from calling in August.  06/22/2006
  • Parents' attitude impacts kids' diabetes control - Diabetic school-age children whose parents perceive them as quite capable of keeping on top of their disease actually have poorer control of blood sugar than kids whose parents are less confident in their children's ability, a survey suggests.  06/22/2006
  • Baltimore's African-American Diabetes Epidemic Tackled At Leadership Summit - Diabetes has reached epidemicproportions nationwide - and the incidence among African-Americans isalmost double that of white Americans. African-Americans also are seventimes more likely to have a limb amputated and develop kidney failure as aresult of the disease. The picture in Maryland is just as alarming ....  06/22/2006
  • Vibrant volunteers the backbone of diabetes group - Finding a cure for diabetes is a task typically left to scientists, but a group of Inland volunteers is pitching in to help.  06/22/2006
  • Saudi Arabia: National Strategy Mulled to Fight Diabetes - (Jeddah) The government will carry out a major public awareness campaign about diabetes by the beginning of next academic year.  06/22/2006
  • Searching for Diabetes Information, a Student Finds Answers Online - Diabetes, much like hepatitis or leukemia, is a medical condition that many young people are aware of but not necessarily informed about.  06/21/2006
  • Saudi serious on diabetes - With the cost of treating diabetics in Saudi hitting $9.6bn a year, the government is planning a major public awareness campaign from the start of the next academic year, according to Arab News. The Ministry of Health is putting together a national diabetes strategy and will set up a number of treatment centres to try and control the disease.  06/21/2006
  • National Strategy Mulled to Fight Diabetes - JEDDAH, 21 June 2006 - The government will carry out a major public awareness campaign about diabetes by the beginning of next academic year.  06/21/2006
  • Revolutionary Diabetes TV Magazine Show Takes Top Honors at 27th Annual Telly Awards - Having just celebrated its first on-air anniversary, dLife TV, FOR YOUR DIABETES LIFE! has walked away with no less than four prestigious Telly Awards, including two top honors.  06/20/2006
  • Area program to combat diabetes recognized as a national model - A Lowcountry initiative's multi-pronged assault on diabetes - in libraries, doctor's offices and churches - has improved the health of thousands of local blacks dealing with the disease over the past six years.  06/20/2006
  • Young obese adults could develop diabetes - Wondering if you're going to develop diabetes in your lifetime? Spend a minute on the bathroom scale: According to new research, your weight can provide a good indication of your future risk.  06/20/2006
  • Wanted: drivers to spread word about diabetes - At the age of 40, Eva Clarke was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. "I had always exercised and eaten my vegetables," she said. "I was totally blindsided by it."  06/19/2006
  • New Type 2 Diabetes Cases Have Doubled in 30 Years - The number of new cases of type 2 diabetes among middle-aged Americans has doubled over the past 30 years, researchers report.  06/19/2006
  • Kids with type 1 diabetes often depressed - Symptom of depression are common among children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, according to researchers from Harvard Medical School, Boston.  06/19/2006
  • The Upside of Diabetes - Where there's chaos, there's money-making opportunity. One conspicuous example is diabetes, a disease that's exploding worldwide. It's an opening for companies with material exposure to diabetes - those that have products, product candidates, or royalty streams related to the treatment of the disease. I decided to look into the investment implications of the burgeoning growth in this disease as a    06/19/2006
  • Never too soon to get tested for diabetes - By the time this appears, Father's Day will have passed. I still miss my dad. He lives 1,500 miles away, and I haven't seen him in almost a year. Dad has Type II diabetes. His uncle had it, and three of his four brothers have it.  06/19/2006
  • EDITORIAL: The Diabetes 'Catastrophe' - By The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jun. 18--World governments have plenty of major health issues to keep them busy. The HIV/AIDS crisis is ongoing, and concerns about a bird flu epidemic are increasing. But another killer that doesn't get nearly as much attention claims 3 million lives each year.  06/18/2006
  • Warning: Diabetes is hidden, growing disease - She knew about diabetes. It runs on her mother's side of the family, hitting her relatives later in life. Lea Ann Bishop of Davenport is 49 years old. On March 27 she learned she is diabetic.  06/18/2006
  • Illusionist supports diabetes research - Calgary based illusionist Derek Sellinger performed at an event designed to raise money for diabetes at the Max Bell Theatre Friday night.  06/17/2006
  • Diabetes College For Kids - KLTV Texas - Every year more and more children are diagnosed with diabetes. In fact, some medical professionals say it's an epidemic.  06/16/2006
  • Average American has very high risk of diabetes - Body mass index (BMI), the ratio of body weight to height, is tightly linked to lifetime risk of diabetes mellitus, researchers reported at the Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. "On average, every American has a very high risk of diabetes," CDC investigators told conference participants.  06/16/2006
  • Diabetes Threat Faces 1 in 10 Scots Warning at Launch of Three-Year Blueprint to Improve Treatment - 1 in 10 people in Scotland will develop diabetes within 25 years if current trends are not halted. The health warning came at the launch of a new action plan to improve treatments and prevent others from being struck down by the condition.  06/15/2006
  • Grandmother, granddaughter team up to fight diabetes - Amanda Jordan was only 9 years old when she was diagnosed with Type II diabetes. That diagnosis started her on a mission to find a cure for diabetes.  06/15/2006
  • Sugar monitor gets kids involved in diabetes care - A monitor that continuously measures body sugar levels is feasible for home use, safe, and accurate, researchers report. A serendipitous finding was that the children tend to become very involved in their own diabetes management.  06/15/2006
  • Living with diabetes: Half of those with the disease don't even know they have it - Almost everyone knows someone with diabetes. "My mother, grandmother and my three uncles were diagnosed with diabetes,"" said Kelly Martin, 42, of Marietta.  06/15/2006
  • Drive to tackle diabetes as cases show sharp increase - One in 10 people in Scotland will have diabetes within 25 years if current trends continue. The alarming prediction was made yesterday by the Scottish Executive in a new "action plan" to combat diabetes.  06/15/2006
  • Sylacauga family donates $1 million to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation - A north Alabama family has donated $1 million to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, earmarked for the national organization's efforts in developing an artificial pancreas.  06/15/2006
  • Rwanda: Rwanda Joins Global Diabetes Campaign - AllAfrica.com - The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has launched a world-wide campaign to fight Diabetes. Dubbed 'Unite for Diabetes',  06/14/2006
  • NASA and Universities Join Fight Against Diabetes - NASA image processing technology used to explore orbital images of Earth and distant worlds is being modified for diabetes research.  06/14/2006
  • Define diabetes differently, says U-M expert in speech for national award - ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- In order to truly confront the nation's diabetes epidemic and head off its potentially devastating long-term health and economic effects, America needs to re-think the way it defines and detects the disease, a University of Michigan expert said Sunday after receiving a prestigious national award for diabetes research.  06/12/2006
  • Diabetes among mentally ill rises - The incidence of diabetes is growing at an alarming rate among mentally ill patients in the United States, The New York Times reports.  06/12/2006
  • Big Changes Urged To Stop Diabetes From Overwhelming The Health Care System - Big changes are urgently needed to stem the growth of diabetes and its growing burden on the USA's health care system, says Dr. Robert Rizza, President of Medicine and Science, American Diabetes Association. He warned that unless significant changes take place, the next 30 years could see an explosion of deaths, heart attacks, strokes and other awful illnesses.   06/12/2006
  • In Diabetes, One More Burden for the Mentally Ill - Among the mentally ill, roughly one in five people appear to develop diabetes - about double the normal rate.  06/12/2006
  • Cyclists raise money for American Diabetes Association - Nearly 900 cyclists took to the streets of Rochester Sunday for the Annual Tour de Cure. Mendon Ponds Park was the place to be to fight Diabetes. The cycling event benefits the American Diabetes Association. Cyclists rode from 15 to 100 miles and raised money through sponsors.  06/12/2006
  • Study: A daily pill could narrow the scope of diabetes - If everyone who had the most common form of diabetes were given a daily "polypill" that combined low-dose aspirin with commonly used drugs to lower cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar, it would prevent 7.2 million deaths and disabilities that result from the disease, the president of the American Diabetes Association says.  06/12/2006
  • Call to scrap diabetes treat food - Retailers are being urged to withdraw diabetes food and drinks after a leading firm agreed to phase them out.  06/11/2006
  • Major Changes Could Reduce Diabetes Death Toll - The president of the American Diabetes Association is urging major changes to improve the health of Americans and curb an oncoming epidemic of diabetes.  06/11/2006
  • Diabetes Death Rates May Rise 25% in Next Decade, Group Says - The death rate for diabetes may rise by 25 percent in the next decade, and by 2025 about 80 percent of the countries with the most cases of the disease may be in the developing world, a report says.  06/11/2006
  • Diabetes a worldwide plague - The number of people around the world suffering from diabetes has skyrocketed in the past two decades, from 30 million to 230 million, claiming millions of lives and severely taxing the ability of health-care systems to deal with the epidemic, according to data released Saturday by the International Diabetes Federation.  06/11/2006
  • Doctors Failing to Intensify Needed Therapy in People With Diabetes - Four independent studies showing that doctors are failing to intensify therapy in people with type 2 diabetes and high blood glucose levels or high blood pressure were reported here today at the American Diabetes Association's 66th Annual Scientific Sessions.  06/11/2006
  • American Diabetes Association Creates Disaster Preparedness Guide for People with Diabetes - People with diabetes have special needs when preparing for emergency situations and the new Disaster Preparedness Guide for People with Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association offers specific tips on how to prepare for this year's hurricane season and other possible emergencies.  06/09/2006
  • Diabetes victim sides with Democrats on stem cells -  David Strom struggles with a cruel irony of diabetes that happens when neuropathy leaves his hands partially limp, but with enough life in them to feel extreme pain.  06/09/2006
  • Children With Diabetes Find Help at Camp - To help children and their families learn to better manage diabetes, some newly diagnosed U.S. children with diabetes are being sent to summer camp. Diabetes camps focus on teaching children and their families about the importance of testing frequently for blood glucose and blood ketones.  06/08/2006
  • Diabetes an Epidemic in U.S. With More Than 20 Million Affected - At just 27 years old, Edwin (last name withheld) was recently shocked to learn that he has a chronic disease: type 2 diabetes. But to his doctors, this news didn't come as much of a surprise. The 5- foot-8 Hispanic man weighed 334 pounds in February, when he was diagnosed.  06/08/2006
  • Truestar walks to cure diabetes - The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation working out a partnership with Truestar for Women is proving to be beneficial for both organizations.  06/07/2006
  • Cal's Morrow taken fifth despite diabetes - Contra Costa Times - An elite athlete with Type 1 diabetes is a top-5 draft pick. Adam Morrison is pretty good, too. Much has been made about Morrison, the diabetic basketball star from Gonzaga who is expected to be one of the top five picks in the NBA draft later this month. But baseball has a similar story.  06/07/2006
  • Abbott Helps Children With Diabetes by Sending Them to Camp This Summer - ALAMEDA, Calif., June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- To help children and their families learn to better manage diabetes, Abbott ( Nachrichten / Aktienkurs ) Diabetes Care, a division of Abbott, is sending 135 children who are newly diagnosed with diabetes to camp this summer as part of its "Send a Kid to Camp" program.  06/06/2006
  • Dr. Helen Martin, pioneer in diabetes care, dies at 100 - Dr. Helen Martin, a pioneer in diabetes care and a longtime professor of medicine at the University of Southern California, has died. She was 100. Martin died of natural causes Saturday at an assisted-living community in Pasadena, said her niece, Joyce Spence.  06/06/2006
  • Morrison Out to Prove Diabetes is Manageable - "Adam Morrison has no problem with the NBA scrutinizing his jump shot, his conditioning or his blood-sugar level," writes Rick Bonnell of THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. "He respects that there are several million reasons -- all lined up in a future bank account -- for NBA teams to be careful shoppers. 'If they're going to pay people this type of money, then you have to show them' diabetes won't limit   06/06/2006
  • Morrison Not Concerned About Diabetes -  Adam Morrison went through his first NBA pre-draft workout Monday with the Charlotte Bobcats, then was peppered with questions about his diabetes.  06/05/2006
  • Physical activity linked to improved glucose control in children with type 1 diabetes - Children with type 1 diabetes who exercise regularly may have improved blood glucose levels compared with those who do not, and regular physical activity does not appear to increase the risk of severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels), according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.  06/05/2006
  • Making a Statement on the Tour De Cure: Young Amir Loves the Long Downhills, but His Battle With Diabetes Isn't As Easy - By Anne Aurand, Anchorage Daily News, Alaska Jun. 5--Amir Mack was a year old when doctors diagnosed him with diabetes. Sunday, at age 13, he rode a bicycle 25 kilometers in the Tour de Cure, a fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association.  06/05/2006
  • Type II diabetes increasing in younger population - According to the American Diabetes Association, one in three Americans has diabetes or a precursor to it. This number is increasing for those in their teens and 20s.  06/05/2006
  • Dental loss may prove deadly - Marcia Ellis figures she has beat the odds for years. Diagnosed with diabetes at 17, the now 67-year-old survived the amputation of both legs, a heart attack and other disabling ailments linked to her body's inability to break down sugar. So, when her dentist recently suggested she take extreme measures to prolong her life - yank her good teeth and replace them with dentures    06/05/2006
  • Support groups hope to prevent diabetes -  In Maria Moreno's living room, a group of women took tentative steps toward changing their lives....  06/05/2006
  • Medicare enrollment hums for local patients - Geoff Earnest is a 30-year-old Portlander whose cystic fibrosis, diabetes and other health complications qualify him for Medicare coverage and for Medicare's new prescription drug plan. The new benefit has already reduced the $5,000-a-year cost of his medications by about $1,500. As his plan phases in over the next year into "catastrophic coverage," Medicare will eventually reduce Earnest's ...  06/05/2006
  • Only diabetes could slow him - Jack Schroll knew this was the last time he and Doug Sadler would return from a game together as referees. For over a decade they officiated hundreds of basketball games together, car-pooling so many times through Georgetown and Horry counties as they were on this dark December night in 2004, making their way back from a game at Carvers Bay High.  06/04/2006
  • Nuestra Clinica Del Valle Effort Aims To Prevent Diabetes - Infrequent exercise and a steady diet of tacos and McDonald's meals left Leticia Ibarra with a high blood sugar level that bordered on diabetic.  06/04/2006
  • Life-saving local diabetes program may lose funding - Nearly 20 million children in the U.S. are living with diabetes and a third of them don't even know they have it. One local program is doing something to change that and help the kids, but possibly not for much longer. The program may soon be in jeopardy.  06/03/2006
  • One dad's climb to prevent type 2 diabetes- step by step - Nearly ten percent of Hispanic and Latino Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes. And the government estimates that a Latina girl born in 2000 has a 50 percent chance of developing diabetes in her lifetime.  06/02/2006
  • Protest By 500 People Who Suffer From Diabetes, Live Disease in Iran's Esfahan - Text of report by Vision of the Islamic Republic of Iran Esfahan Provincial TV on 1 June Some 500 people suffering from diabetes and liver disease have voiced their protest against the lack of coordination in issuing a permit to hold a meeting.   06/01/2006
  • Indianapolis Kids with Diabetes Learn about Hoops and Hopes, Defense and Dreams from Former NBA Center - Shooting layups, grabbing rebounds, playing defense, and even learning about how to help control diabetes will be at center court this Saturday, June 3, when children with diabetes will have the opportunity to practice their skills with former NBA center Chris Dudley.  06/01/2006
  • U.S. Residents More Likely Than Canadians To Have Diabetes, Other Health Conditions, Study Says - U.S. residents are 42% more likely than Canadian residents to have diabetes, 32% more likely to have hypertension and 12% more likely to have arthritis, according to a study scheduled to appear in the American Journal of Public Health, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. The study, conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School, involved a 2002-2003 telephone survey of about 5,200 U.S.   06/01/2006Complications from diabetes claims former council delegate - Former Navajo Nation Council Delegate and current St. Michael's Chapter President Albert Ross died Sunday from complications of diabetes. He was 67.  06/01/2006

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  • Number of Americans with diabetes keeps rising - The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes continues to rise and health experts say many patients don't manage the disease correctly.  05/31/2006
  • Girl part of diabetes study - By Katherine Spitz Beacon Journal medical writer Akron eighth-grader Thai Baity likes math, science and shopping. She also likes being part of a $100 million National Institutes of Health study to find out what type of treatment works best for children diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.  05/30/2006
  • Higher chance of diabetes even for passive smokers: study - In a study that could offer new evidence of the dangers of second-hand cigarette smoke, researchers have found that people who are exposed to it may be more likely to develop diabetes.    05/30/2006
  • Significant increase diabetes prevalence in US - More than one out of every three individuals in the United States have diabetes and another 26 percent have impaired fasting glucose, which increases the risk of developing diabetes, new study findings suggest.  05/30/2006
  • Working toward life without diabetes - Diabetes has become a full force plague in the United States; an estimated 7% of the population suffers from the disease. Although it does not discriminate according to ethnicity, race or sex, it does seem to have its preferences.    05/30/2006
  • Working toward life without diabetes - Diabetes has become a full force plague in the United States; an estimated 7% of the population suffers from the disease. Although it does not discriminate according to ethnicity, race or sex, it does seem to have its preferences.    05/30/2006
  • First American With Diabetes To Climb Everest Is First In World To Complete Global Peaks And Poles Challenge - Will Cross became the first American with diabetes to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on earth on which a human can walk without supplemental oxygen.    05/29/2006
  • Scaling Everest, Beating Diabetes - Will Cross arrived at Mt. Everest's Camp 4, the last stop before the pinnacle, on the afternoon of May 22, breathing oxygen and trying to stay hydrated.   05/29/2006
  • Diabetic Man Found After Missing For 2 1/2 Days - A Beechview family was relieved over the weekend when a relative with diabetes was found after he desappeared for two and a half days, Channel 4 Action News reported.   05/27/2006
  • Berkeley graduate helping Palestinians control diabetes - Inspired by his grandmother's memory, a recent University of California, Berkeley, graduate is fighting the spread of diabetes in the West Bank - one house at a time.   05/26/2006
  • One-third of adults with diabetes still don't know they have it - Nearly 22 percent of people age 65 and older had diabetes. about 13 percent of non-Hispanic blacks age 20 and older had diabetes. Diabetes was twice as common in non-Hispanic blacks compared to non-Hispanic whites.   05/26/2006
  • Corrections chief: Diabetes claim is bogus  - The state Department of Corrections says it was a Vermont inmate's arson conviction -- not his diabetes -- that kept him from taking part in a program that would have allowed him to earn extra good time credit and get out of jail sooner.  05/25/2006
  • Man Is First With Diabetes To Reach Mount Everest's Summit - It's also no secret he's never let that stop him from achieving one of his goals.   05/25/2006
  • Blacks With Diabetes Are Under-Diagnosed for Obesity - Obesity is under-diagnosed in people with diabetes overall and especially in African-Americans, even though both conditions are more prevalent in African-Americans than whites, a new study finds.   05/25/2006
  • India, China to develop herbal cure for diabetes - Indian and Chinese doctors are jointly undertaking clinical trials to prove the efficacy of herbal plants that offer a cure for diabetes.  05/24/3006
  • Pacifica native takes on diabetes - Inspired by his grandmother's memory, a Pacifica native is fighting the spread of diabetes in the West Bank - one house at a time.  05/24/2006
  • First American with Diabetes to Climb Highest Peak on Earth is First in World to Complete Global Peaks and Poles - Will Cross today became the first American with diabetes to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on earth on which a human can walk without supplemental oxygen. With this achievement, Cross, a 39-year-old father of six from Pittsburgh sponsored by NovoLog(R) , became the first American -- and the first in the world with diabetes -- to climb the highest mountain on each of the seven continents ...  05/23/2006
  • Family, friends win first place in Bismarck diabetes fundraiser - A team made up of many people from the Lake Region won first place in the weekend's fundraising American Diabetic Association Walk for Diabetes held in Bismarck.  05/23/2006
  • Croom's Diabetes tourney set for Wednesday at Dancing Rabbit - Former Mississippi State University football coach Jackie Sherill made the golf tournament bearing his name one of the biggest fund-raisers of the year for the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi.  05/23/2006
  • Zambia: DR Lumbwe Warns Against Diabetes - The Diabetes Association of Zambia (DAZ) Dr Chishimba Lumbwe has warned that the massive increase in cases of diabetes in the country will soon reach epidemic levels.  05/22/2006
  • Lilly Offers Tips for Disaster Preparation for Diabetes - With hurricane season starting June 1 and tornado season in full force, Eli Lilly (Nachrichten / Aktienkurs ) and Company , the worldwide leader in diabetes treatment, is offering tips for people with diabetes to help limit interruption of their medical treatment if disaster strikes.   05/22/2006
  • Diabetes prevention is Boys and Girls Club goal - The Mashkisibi Boys & Girls Club is pleased to announce that it has received a second year of funding for its Diabetes Prevention Program.   05/22/2006
  • Walkers raise money for Juvenile Diabetes - Thousands of people pounded the pavement Sunday in Henrietta to cure Diabetes. The Rochester Institute of Technology hosted the annual walk. The goal of the local chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is to raise more than 753-thousand dollars to find a cure.   05/22/2006
  • Comics to aid diabetes awareness - When Kamaal Washington was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of 9, he was obviously worried and confused.   05/22/2006
  • Seattle Laces Up to Beat the Bridge and Diabetes - On Sunday, May 21st, over 10,000 runners, walkers and all manner of fleet footed fundraisers in the fight against diabetes gathered at University of Washington's Husky Stadium to participate in the 24th Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes event benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.   05/21/2006
  • Diabetes rate high in Bahrain - Bahrain has one of the highest prevalences of diabetes in the world, says an international expert. It ranks second in the top 10 countries with the highest number of people with diabetes in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) Region, said Professor Dr Gudrun Neises, from Germany.  05/21/2006
  • Middle-age thirsty cat tests positive for diabetes - Dr. Michael Fox Dr. Michael Fox/PET DOCTOR Q: My cat started drinking and urinating a lot more than usual. She seemed weak and walked differently, as if on her heels. I thought it was her kidneys giving out and was in shock when the veterinarian tested her positive for diabetes. She said this is common in middle-age cats and dogs. Please spread the word.  05/21/2006
  • Ride to Cure Diabetes - When you love someone, you'll do anything for them, even bike ride a hundred miles when you've never done it before. It is the Ride to Cure Diabetes and a way to do something to help.  05/20/2006
  • North Aurora family hopes to raise awareness of juvenile diabetes - Emily Laughead, 7, has to prick her finger eight to 10 times a day to test her blood. Emily has Type 1 juvenile diabetes. She is not alone.  05/20/2006
  • Brothers returned to parents -  A judge has ordered that a severely diabetic boy and his older brother who were put into foster care be returned to their parents, effectively ending a three-month battle between the couple and youth protection services.  But Judge Ginette Durand-Brault imposed strict conditions yesterday on issues of health care and education to which the parents readily agreed.  05/19/2006
  • Return diabetic boy, brother to their parents, doctor says -  A diabetic boy and his brother who were put into foster care last February should be returned to their parents, a doctor with the Montreal Children's Hospital says.  05/18/2006
  • Don't use kids as pawns in turf war -  Taking children away from their parents is one of the most traumatic events imaginable in a family's life. For the state to loosen, even temporarily, the bonds that tie parent and child requires not only a compelling reason, but one specified in law.  05/16/2006
  • Police Search For Missing Man With Alzheimer's, Diabetes - Police are asking for help in finding a missing West Manchester Township man who suffers from diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.  05/11/2006
  • Stroke Targets People with Diabetes, Minorities - Nearly 21 million Americans currently have diabetes, a condition that dramatically increases the risk of stroke.  05/10/2006
  • Diabetes education spreads from pulpit - Chicago organizers are taking a creative approach to diabetes prevention and education in the black community by teaming up with area churches.  05/10/2006
  • Rising incomes fuel chronic disease rise in China - A surge in chronic diseases like cancer and diabetes due to changing lifestyles could kill up to 80 million people in China in the next decade, health officials and the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.  05/09/2006
  • Mayor stricken with diabetes - Wood Buffalo Mayor Melissa Blake has Type 1 diabetes, Don Reimer, spokesman for the regional municipality, told Today this morning.  05/09/2006
  • Woman in a diabetic coma 'was thrown off bus -  A finance worker climas she was thrown off a Lothian bus miles from home after failling into a diabetic coma.  Caroline Gallagher, 34, who suffers from Type 1 diabetes, said she was left stranded and completely disorientated at Captain's Road in Gracemount.   05/09/2006
  • Diabetes among teens: a "public health time bomb' - A local health-care professional has seen a big spike in the number of young people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes within the last year.  05/09/2006Pet health getting a boost with new diabetes monitor - It's important for pets that we be as accurate as possible to avoid hypoglycemia and other dangerous complications. Data from the recently released National Health Interview Survey show that more than 50 percent of U.S. adults are overweight, and 1 in 5 is obese.  05/08/2006
  • Doctors Push for Awareness Campaign in Kingdom to Tackle Diabetes  - Saudi doctors have called for a sustained awareness campaign to tackle the alarming increase in diabetes cases in the Kingdom.  05/02/2006
  • Many Mothers Think Their Overweight Child Is Not Overweight - Latina mothers of preschool-aged children frequently have inaccurate perceptions of their children's body mass index and believe they are healthy when they are overweight, according to a new study from the University of California, San Francisco.   05/01/2006

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April 2006

  • Reese details diabetes battle at seminar  - Drawn by a focus on women's health issues and an appearance by actress-singer Della Reese, hundreds attended the 16th annual Women's Life Conference at Jones County Junior College on Saturday.  04/29/2006New York City Fitness Consultant Vows She Will Help Defeat Diabetes  - New York City Fitness Consultant is heading a team in the New York City American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure. In order encourage people to sponsor her team she is offering a discount on outdoor fitness classes for everyone who sponsors her team.  04/27/2006

  • EU urges action to curb diabetes - EU health ministers have pledged to act and tackle a sharp rise in diabetes across the union, with the number of European diabetes patients set to jump from 22.5 million last year to 60 million in 2025.  04/26/06
  • EU urges action to slow sharp rise in number of diabetes victims - 04/26/06
  • Healthy diabetes patients to mean cash for doctors - Doctors who better manage a patient's diabetes can receive up to $100 in cash a year per patient under a new pay-for-performance program being tested in Colorado Springs.  04/26/06
  • "Diabetes directly related to dysfunction" - Problem serious in India as it is becoming the "capital of diabetes."  04/25/06
  • EU urges action to slow sharp rise in diabetes - Diabetes is "without a doubt the most underestimated disease'' and European victims could nearly triple to 60m in the next 20 years unless people exercise more and improve their diet, officials warned on Tuesday.  04/25/06
  • High incidence of diabetes in expats - Staff Reporter A FREE medical camp has found a high incidence of diabetes and hypertension cases among expatriates in Qatar. Doctors checking people at the two-day camp also found a rare fatal cardiac disease, called auotic aneurysm, in one patient and 13 suspected cases of oral cancer.  04/24/06
  • Obesity Spreading All Over The Globe - According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 75% of women over the age of 30 are now overweight in countries as diverse as Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Turkey. Estimates are similar for men, with over 75% now overweight in Argentina, India, China, Kuwait and Greece.  04/25/06
  • More Than Half Of Older Diabetics Lack Medicines That Protect Kidneys And Heart - 04/21/06
  • Lifestyle Changes Can Help Older Hispanics Manage Diabetes - 04/19/06
  • Markers Of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Inherited, Persist And Raise Risk For Heart Disease, Diabetes - Menstrual irregularity and unhealthy metabolic traits associated with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are inherited and persist with age, putting women with PCOS at a high risk for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.That finding is reported in a new study published April in the early online edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  04/19/06
  • Diabetes Documentary Shines Light Around the World - Soleil Films is preparing for the final stages of "Diabetes and Me - Alone In The Crowd"", a documentary about living with diabetes and the effect it has on the people with the disease and the people who love them.  "Diabetes and Me” has the endorsement of the American Diabetes Association and Children with Diabetes and is currently seeking finishing funds for post-production.  For more information and to see the trailer go to: http://www.SoleilFilms.com.   04/17/06
  • ACE Inhibitors And Diabetes In Blacks - The class of drugs known as ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitors, already shown to slow kidney disease among African-Americans with hypertension, have the additional advantage of reducing the risk of developing diabetes in blacks.  04/14/06
  • The Diabetes Generation - South Wales Echo Overweight and obese children in South Wales are developing Type II diabetes, putting them at risk of blindness, kidney failure, strokes and even heart attacks.   04/14/06
  • Living with diabetes -Tara Robertson knows all too well the affects diabetes can have on a person's life. Robertson, 32, has battled the disease since seventh grade, but said it's really taken over her life during the past five years.  04/14/06
  • Softball: Algoma's Prochnow battles diabetes - Katie Prochnow can't remember many details about the day when she was told of her juvenile diabetes. But one moment still sticks out for the Algoma senior and three-sport athlete, who at the time of being diagnosed was in kindergarten.  04/14/06
  • First Person On Insulin To Attempt South Pole   04/12/06
  • Diabetes Fundraiser A Reality - Thirty or more reality television stars from shows like Survivor, The Amazing Race, Big Brother, The Mole, Average Joe, Starting Over and others will be on hand in late April for a weekend of fundraising events to benefit Diabetes research...  04/11/06
  • Diabetes triples in New South Wales - A three-fold increase in diabetes cases in New South Wales has prompted calls for a coordinated plan to combat the epidemic.  04/10/06
  • Two American Idol contestants are Diabetic - Diabetes - Although Kevin Corvais maybe history on American Idol, he made history being one of two contestants with type 1 diabetes and an insulin pump wearer. Who is the other contestant? Why Elliott Yamin and he appears to be a crowd favorite. If you check the net one complaint about Yamin is his bad teeth.  04/09/06
  • Changing Faces of Diabetes: The Disease Strikes 10 Percent of Oklahomans - Ann Ketcham remembers when diabetics used huge glass syringes they had to boil every day. She remembers the large needles. She relives the image of patients experiencing the pain that came whenever those needles pierced the skin.  04/09/06
  • Number of Kids on Type 2 Diabetes Drugs Doubles - In a four-year span, the number of U.S. children and teens taking prescription drugs to treat or prevent type 2 diabetes has increased twofold, according to a new study.  04/07/06
  • Club donates diabetes testing equipment to Korle-Bu - Accra, April 5, GNA - A club of Ghanaians living abroad, who are 40 years and above, has donated equipment for testing diabetes to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.   04/05/06
  • Ten Million Thais At Risk Of Diabetes, High Blood Pressure - BANGKOK - About 10 million Thais are now at risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to caretaker Deputy Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.  04/05/06

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December 2005

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November 2005 - November is National Diabetes Awareness Month (USA)

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October 2005

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September 2005

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August 2005

Race and Ethnicity A Factor in Diabetics' Risk for Complications.  08/25/05

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July 2005

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June 2005

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May 2005

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Diabetic prevented from moving to Canada. 05/10/05

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