NOW LIVE: Eyewitness News

diabetes

(Credit: Thinkstock)

US Paying The Price For Obesity

The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.

11/26/2013

file photo (credit: Elmer Martinez/AFP/Getty Images)

Breathalyzers Could Test Blood Sugar

Could finger sticks to test blood sugar be a thing of the past? Researchers indicate the painful prick could be replaced some day by breathalyzers.

11/22/2013

(Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Limit Sugar In Your Diet

Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons each day. A troubling statistic because women should be getting no more than six teaspoons a day, and men, nine.

10/31/2013

(credit: CBS 3)

The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

Ukee Washington spoke to Brian Joslin about the Annual Walk on October 27th. This event will include a range of entertainment, healthy living vendors, and lots of family- friendly activities. Both the Walk and 5K are […]

10/22/2013

fruit5

Diabetic Diet May Benefit All Of Us

The biggest step to prevent kidney problems for diabetics is to maintain good control of the blood sugar, but much can be done with a good diet as well.

10/21/2013

(Credit: Getty Images)

Health Risks While Travelling

Traveling can be fun but it is not without risk, especially for those with diabetes, the elderly or others who may have an underlying health concern.

10/15/2013

healthy fast food 2

Fast Food Restaurants Add Healthier Options

I don’t know if you have noticed but there is a new battle going on at fast food restaurants. It is a desire to make them healthier with their food choices.

10/07/2013

(Credit: Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Study: Not Even Running Will Save You From ‘Sitting Disease’

According to new research, the adverse health effects of prolonged sitting are widespread – regardless of race, sex, socioeconomic status, medical history, diet and physical activity.

09/05/2013

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

In many people who do not drink alcohol or drink very little there is a condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

08/12/2013

(Credit: Andree Jannette of Canine Partners for Life)

Chester County Non-Profit Looking To Pair Service Dogs With Diabetics

A non-profit in Southern Chester County, that trains and places service dogs, has launched a pilot “diabetes alert dog” training program.

07/13/2013

(credit:  Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Health: Upcoming Bike Ride To Raise Awareness About Diabetes

Thousands of people will come together to raise money and awareness to help fight the disease at the Philadelphia Tour de Cure.

05/30/2013

Medical Marijuana

Study: Marijuana Use Linked To Lower Diabetes Risk

Participants were asked to fast for nine hours before being blood tested to check their fasting insulin and glucose levels.

05/17/2013

(Credit: AFP/Getty)

Expert: Diet, Exercise Important For Pets

Humans make resolutions to lose weight but how about making one for your pet? Recent studies have found more than 50 percent of pets in America are overweight.

01/20/2013

hospital

Camden Diabetes Program May Help Nation Improve Care

Nadia Ali, the program manager for the Camden Citywide Diabetes Collaborative, says patients with diabetes are twice as likely to go to the ER as patients without diabetes.

01/17/2013

(credit:  Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Probation For Man Who Distributed Counterfeit Diabetic Test Strips

A Florida man was sentenced to five years probation for engaging in a scheme to sell approximately 6,000 boxes of counterfeit diabetic test strips.

12/22/2012

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 34,853 other followers