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.
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.
Unemployment hurts more than your wallet, it may damage your heart. A new study shows unemployment can take a big toll on a person’s health. Researchers found people who lost their jobs were at a greater risk of suffering a heart attack.
Dr. William Griffin stopped by to talk about how diabetes can affect pets.
Teens are more likely to take risks when it comes to food allergies. Behavior such as not reading food labels or knowingly eating foods labeled “may contain allergens” is quite common.
Blueberries appear to have some significant advantages. This is because of naturally occurring antioxidants.
Millions of Americans use artificial sweeteners to lose weight. But do they work? 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has the newest findings on that.
Belly fat plagues millions of men and women, but some say you can minimize your middle by eating certain foods.
Last week the American Medical Association put its weight behind requiring yearly instruction aimed at preventing obesity for public school children and teens.
More than 100 people in the fields of health care and nutrition heard a rallying cry against obesity from a man described as “the commander-in-chief” of the fight.
Basketball legend Earl “The Pearl” Monroe is teaming up with Merck on the Diabetes Restaurant Month program to challenge restaurants in Philadelphia to create diabetes-friendly menu items which are also heart healthy.
Philadelphia will host its largest convention of the year later this week.
According to a new report from the British Medical Journal finds dark chocolate can actually reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes in people who are at high risk.
Echo Therapeutics has developed the system – which uses an adhesive glucometer and a “wand” of sorts – to monitor blood sugar levels in capillaries just below the skin surface.