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Diabetic Educators Urge Everyone to ‘Take the Test’ on March 27th for Diabetes Alert Day

Diabetic Educators Urge Everyone to ‘Take the Test’ on March 27th for Diabetes Alert Day

The American Diabetes Association has announced March 27, 2012 as Alert Day. It is a one-day “wake-up call” asking the American public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In addition to making a commitment to regular physical activity, diabetic educators, podiatrists and […]

RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Almost everyone knows someone who has diabetes

RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Almost everyone knows someone who has diabetes

We tell how doing two simple things eating healthy and exercising can play a big role in preventing you from getting diabetes. The world health organization reports that 350-million people globally have diabetes. In the US., 15% percent of the population is diabetic, 30% of Cameron county residents have the disease, twice the national average. […]

Tackling Diabetes Care Challenges – Expert Groups Collaborate

Medical News Today – by Petra Rattue, Feb. 23 2012 – 5:00 PST. The Endocrine Society, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and Opus Science, announce the launch of their new program in an effort to assess and improve care for those suffering fromdiabetes. The program called “Improving Quality in Type 2 Diabetes: A National Initiative to Assess […]

First of its Kind Research Project for Mobile Diabetes Management

First of its Kind Research Project for Mobile Diabetes Management

PHILADELPHIA, FEB. 21, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Can mobile tools and services help people with diabetes control their condition? To find out, dLife, the nation’s premier online diabetes community resource and hub, and its partner, Vital mHealth, a digital healthcare marketing agency based in Philadelphia, are launching a first-of-its-kind tracking study within a mobile application dedicated to helping people […]

American Heart Association Launches Free-Access Online Journal

Feb 21, 2012 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX). Initial Studies Focus on Stroke, Peripheral Artery Disease, Heart Failure and Diabetes Among findings posted in the inaugural publication of the American Heart Association’s online-only, free-access scientific journal: — The NIH Stroke Scale accurately identifies patients with the highest risk of death in the first month after stroke. — Aspirin […]

Sanofi’s Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge Launched

A Sweet life.org – February 23, 2012 Sanofi US has launched its Data Design Diabetes Innovation Challenge and is accepting entries. The Innovation Challenge is aligned with the United States government’s initiative to use an open dialogue to drive action toward a three-part aim: innovation in the quality, delivery and cost of diabetes care. The kickoff earlier this year crowd-sourced […]

KDH expands education and support programs to combat diabetes epidemic

KDH expands education and support programs to combat diabetes epidemic

By EMC News – Feb 23, 2012 EMC News – With an emphasis on prevention, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has committed staff and resources to help tackle the global epidemic of diabetes: teams at both KDH and its satellite Rideau Valley Health Services (RVHS) in Barrhaven are offering a variety of programs to provide education and support […]

Diabetes drug reduces cancer mortality

Oncology Nurse Advisor – Delicia Honen Yard: February 17, 2012. Certain types of cancer are more common in people with diabetes than in those without, but a recent analysis has found that cancer patients with diabetes who were on metformin monotherapy have a significantly reduced overall mortality compared with cancer patients without diabetes. Previous research has shown […]

Opinions Mixed as Managed Care Comes to Valley

Opinions Mixed as Managed Care Comes to Valley

Texas Tribune – by Holly Heinrich 2/21/2012. Managed health care services, which had been the subject of a recent moratorium in three Rio Grande Valley counties, will soon be available for Medicaid patients in those counties and the rest of the Valley. On March 1, Medicaid patients living in what the Texas Health and Human Services Commission classifies as […]