Thursday, November 15, 2012

Diabetes south

  • Diabetes rates rocket in Oklahoma, South

    NEW YORK (AP) - The nation's diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday.

  • Big rise in Americans with diabetes, especially in South

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A breakdown of U.S. diabetes cases shows dramatic increases in the number of people diagnosed with diabetes overall between 1995 and 2010, with especially sharp increases among people in the South and in Appalachian states.

  • Healthy Lifestyle the Way to Go to Prevent Diabetes

    Johannesburg - As the country celebrates World Diabetes Day today, the Gauteng Health Department has reiterated calls for South Africans to lead healthy lifestyles and do regular check-ups to prevent diabetes. In observing the day, the department will ...

  • Taxi Drivers, Commuters Told to Test for Diabetes

    World Diabetes Day is celebrated globally on November 14 since it was initiated in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

  • 'Diet, exercise fights diabetes'

    Mr Palmer has never been on medication for diabetes. Instead, he believes his change in attitude, diet and exercise has been enough to overcome many of the symptoms other diabetics suffer from. There are 3000 diabetics in South Canterbury. Less than 10 ...

  • World Diabetes Day being observed in SC

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The staff at the Medical University of South Carolina is helping mark World Diabetes Day. As part of the Wednesday observance, the north tower of the Charleston hospital is being illuminated in blue light at sunset.

  • Utahns reminded of diabetes dangers on World Diabetes Day

    On Thursday, Utahns living with diabetes will share their stories at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Learning Center, 211 South Tooele Blvd., in Tooele. Twenty guests will receive Eli Lilly Diabetes Journey Awards. The public is invited to the free event ...

  • Florida part of $90M Avandia settlement

    Florida and 37 other states have reached a $90 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline LLC (NYSE: GSK) to resolve allegations regarding promotions of the diabetes drug Avandia. In a complaint filed Thursday, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi alleges ...

  • Diabetes a global problem, says pharmaceutical

    Halimi said 366 million people in the world were living with some form of diabetes. In Africa, the figure stood at 15 million, of which an estimated 6.5m were in South Africa. Diabetes is a condition where the body is unable to produce glucose because ...

  • 'Diabetes is not a death sentence'

    South Africans can live with diabetes as long as they eat well and stay active, first lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma said in Pretoria during her World Diabetes Day address yesterday. Tweet. HELPING HANDS: A mobile clinic was donated to Mercy Clinic in ...

  • Osler marks world diabetes day

    Here (from left) Rupinder Ghai, Registered Dietitian, CDE, Osler Diabetes Outreach Team and Kam Deol, Registered Nurse, CDE, Osler Diabetes Outreach Team serve up healthy South Asian meals as part of a cooking demonstration at Brampton Civic ...

  • India in race with China to become global diabetic capital

    There are now 70 million people with diabetes in South East Asia and this number is expected to increase by 2030 to 121 million.

  • De Jong walks the healthy living talk with cross-India trek for diabetes

    VICTORIA - Finance Minister Mike de Jong will spend five days next month walking across northwestern India, an effort he said is meant to raise awareness for diabetes and other chronic diseases that disproportionately affect members of the South Asian ...

  • Crazy Horse to shine blue for diabetes prevention

    CUSTER, S.D. (AP) - Visitors to Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota will see an unusual sight Tuesday: the large mountain carving will be bathed in blue light.

  • Dancing Away From Diabetes: How Zumba Saved Her Life

    A Latin-inspired fitness craze has spread from a single aerobics studio in Columbia, South America to over 140,000 locations in 150 countries around the world—including many in Indian country.

  • Fighting the Scourge of Non-Communicable Diseases

    The US$30 million project will tackle the scourge of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), paying particular attention to diabetes. The World Health Organisation (WHO) predicts that in the next 15 years the number of people with diabetes in South Africa ...

  • World Diabetes Day Recognized in Tallahassee

    Dr. Cookro is the Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, a medical advisor to DOH and a member of the DOH Performance Improvement Team.

  • Diabetes shows upward trend in the Americas

    -In Mexico and in the majority of the countries of Central and South America and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean, diabetes prevalence has been reported between 8% and 10%. -The lowest reported prevalence of diabetes in the Americas was in ...

  • Falls Blue In Honor Of Diabetes Awareness

    To their surprise, the falls were blue, to draw awareness to diabetes prevention efforts, which affects nearly 26 Million people in the United States.

  • Scientists hope South African tea can help diabetics in UAE

    Speaking ahead of Wednesdays's World Diabetes Day, South African Consul General Fanus Schoeman urged residents in the Emirates to sample Rooibos tea and enjoy not only its taste but its proven health benefits.

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