Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Our View: Diabetes is rampant and destructive here. The cure starts with diet and a donation. (Diabetes Mellitus)


Our View: Diabetes is rampant and destructive here. The cure starts with diet and a donation.
Fayetteville Observer - Jun 17 4:28 AM
It is a stealthy epidemic, ambushing thousands of Americans and playing havoc with our already-beleaguered health-care systems. Across the country, the number of Type 2 (the most common kind) diabetics has doubled in the past two decades.Save to My Web

Statin drugs lower risk of cataracts, study finds
Seattle Times - Jun 21 12:21 AM
Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs can reduce the incidence of the most common type of cataract by 45 percent, according to a five-year study...Save to My Web

21-year-old covers 127 miles by kayak
Northern Virginia Times Community - Jun 21 6:01 AM
May 4 marked the last day of exams for Lord Fairfax Community College, and college students all over Fauquier County were breathing a sigh of relief. Twenty-one-year-old John Wargo wasn't one of them.Save to My Web

Do Low-Carb Diets Help Diabetes?
WebMD - Jun 16 4:15 PM
A small study from Sweden shows that a low-carbohydrate diet may be one of the best ways to manage diabetes and reduce the need for medication.Save to My Web

Diabetes among pregnant women mean BIG risks for their infants
EARTHtimes.org - Jun 17 1:10 AM
Despite increasing awareness and facilities for diabetes-management, a study reveals that diabetic mothers have a fourfold chance of infant death and almost twice the risk of serious birth defects as reported in BMJ Online First.Save to My Web

Diabetes Mellitus