Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Hypoglycemia - health

Test of New Medicaid Coverage in Florida Wins Federal Approval
RedNova - Oct 19 8:03 PM
By Mark Hollis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Oct. 20--Gov. Jeb Bush's mammoth experiment to test a new kind of Medicaid coverage in Broward and Duval counties won federal approval on Wednesday. The signing of the state's Medicaid waiver application by U.S.Save to My Web

Solidarity of children with diabetes
The Express Online - Oct 17 1:01 AM
By Fatima Grace Bapumia It was during a one-day camp for children with diabetes, organised by the Tanzania Diabetes Association, that 21 participants under the age of 15 decided to form their own club, hence the first ever Childrens Diabetes Club in Tanzania and Africa.Save to My Web

UM researcher goes to the Amish for gene study
Baltimore Business Journal - Oct 19 11:50 AM
A diabetes and genetics researcher at the University of Maryland School of Medicine received a $7.5 million federal grant to study genes among the Amish that could predict how people respond to heart disease medication.Save to My Web

Reducing Your Risk of Heart Disease When You Have Diabetes
ThirdAge - Oct 18 11:24 PM
Until recently, controlling blood glucose was considered the single most important step in treating diabetes. However, new studies indicate that, because diabetes can cause damage to the heart and blood vessels, controlling cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors is equally important.Save to My Web

Hypoglycemia affects children's memory
Independent Online - Oct 19 11:17 AM
Episodes of extremely low blood sugar, know as hypoglycemia, particularly at an early age, can have an impact on spatial memory performance in children with type 1 diabetes, according to the results of a new study.Save to My Web

Dangers in bariatric surgery
US News & World Report - Oct 19 9:08 AM
The virtues of bariatric surgery are self-evident to surgeons who perform weight-loss operations. They see the surgery as the only potentially effective treatment for those who are severely obese. It's hard to argue with that; for most of these individuals, lifestyle changes and various medical approaches have a record that can only be called dismal.Save to My Web

Official: Obesity High in Puerto Rico
AP via Yahoo! News - Oct 19 5:39 PM
Obesity among Puerto Ricans has reached epidemic levels, affecting 62 percent of the island's population, the government's top health official said.Save to My Web

Diabetes Awareness Month is focus of November programs
Monroe Times - Oct 18 9:53 AM
MONROE -- As part of November Diabetes Awareness Month, Monroe Clinic is providing two free opportunities to assist those with diabetes in better management of the illness.Save to My Web

Some plan to play it safe and flee SW Fla.
The News-Press - 1 hour, 13 minutes ago
When Pat and John Staft heard that Hurricane Wilma had intensified to a Category 5, they started packing. The part-time North Fort Myers residents crammed food, luggage and three collies into their Cadillac Wednesday morning.Save to My Web


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