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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. The diabetes rate in Oklahoma more than tripled, and Kentucky, Georgia and...
BALTIMORE — Days after undergoing gastric bypass surgery, Brenda Maker’s diabetes was gone — her body producing enough of the hormone insulin to turn sugar into fuel. It’s a phenomenon seen in recent years by doctors who...
CHICAGO (AP) — Should all U.S. children get tested for high cholesterol? Doctors are still debating that question months after a government-appointed panel recommended widespread screening that would lead to prescribing medicine for some kids....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis-based drugmaker Eli Lilly and Co. wants to find out how dogs sense diabetes in people. The drug company is studying how hypoglycemia alert dogs sense low blood sugar in humans. The Indianapolis Star reported...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center on Wednesday announced the results of its community health needs assessment, including an action plan that will guide the hospital in creating and funding certain initiatives over the next few years. The...
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentAn initiative in South Bend will seek to use social media for helping chronically ill patients change their behavior, adding a human dimension to high-tech data-producing tools that have failed so far to yield large health improvements. Investment in...
We are having an afternoon like we have not seen in a long time. The mercury hit 100 degrees in South Bend. You have to turn the calendar back nearly 13 years to July 30, 1999 when people in South Bend saw temperatures reach 100 degrees. The last time we...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- When Roseann Shull was undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer, the standard drugs weren't working to relieve nausea caused by the chemotherapy agents. "I pretty much was nauseous all the time. I had lots of headaches," said Shull, 53,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. The agency cleared the pill for...
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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A British TV crew visited an Indiana city this week to film segments about obesity for a program called "Supersize vs. Superskinny." Producers from the show, which focuses on dieting and extreme eating lifestyles, visited...
South Bend TribuneWhen doctors first were coming to grips with the syndrome defined by an unstoppable urge to eat, those whose chromosomes created that urge rarely lived long enough for others to worry about what would happen to them as adults. With slow growth, low...
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