Tag: diabetes management

Diabetes Alert Day 2019: What’s Your Risk...

The numbers are striking: More than 100 million U.S. adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes, according to the U.S....

March 26, 2019

Roundup: Health Risks of Sugary Drinks; Prostate...

Long-Term, Daily Consumption of Sugary Drinks Can Raise Your Risk of Early Death by 31% Yet another study is confirming...

March 22, 2019

Roundup: Breast Cancer Risk and Childbirth; Needless...

Breast Cancer Risk May Increase for Some Years After Childbirth, Study Finds A new study by researchers from the University...

December 14, 2018

Can Diabetics Benefit from Planned Intermittent Fasting?

With a still-strong obesity epidemic, cases of type 2 diabetes are increasingly being diagnosed in children, teens, and young adults...

October 25, 2018

Roundup: Flu-Related Death in Florida, Proper Insulin...

Unvaccinated Child in Florida is First to Die This Flu Season, Public Health Officials say A Florida child died from...

October 19, 2018

Too Many Diabetics are Not Making Necessary...

Nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population has diabetes, including millions who are un-diagnosed. An estimted one in four U.S....

August 27, 2018

Diabetes Control: Healthy Carbs vs. Unhealthy Carbs

To an individual with diabetes, carbohydrates, or “carbs,” serve a key role in their everyday lives. Carbs represents the main...

August 9, 2018

Sweet Life Club: Teaching Patients How to...

Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes after a routine bloodwork can become a life-altering event. Just ask Ines Fuenmayor, 27,...

July 9, 2018

Roundup: E. Coli-Romaine Update, Sugary Sports Drinks...

Florida is Now Among 29 States Affected by E. Coli-Tainted Romaine Outbreak The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

May 11, 2018

‘Dramatic’ Diabetes Diagnosis Inspires Healthier Living (Video)

Christopher Braithwaite, 35, was a paramedic for seven years when he walked into the emergency room at Baptist Hospital of...

December 11, 2017

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Care On Demand Ushers in a...

For those old enough to remember when doctors used to make house calls, there is a fast-growing trend in healthcare that now brings the doctor...

Roundup: High Blood Pressure & Pregnancy;...

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Rises Dramatically Since 1970, New Study Finds There has been a sharp rise in high blood pressure among pregnant women...

#BaptistHealthy In Motion: Burpee Breakdown

Burpees are considered a cardio-strength exercise that increases your heart rate while building muscle. Burpees involve your entire body, particularly your arms and shoulders. This...

Proton Therapy Treats Prostate Cancer with...

Many men half his age would be hard-pressed to match Alberto Gonzalez’s energy, enthusiasm and determination. After undergoing treatment for prostate cancer over the past...

Vaping-Linked Deaths, Lung Disease Cases are...

Five confirmed deaths and nearly 500 cases of lung illness are now potentially linked to e-cigarette products, according to U.S. public health officials investigating the...

Processing ‘Biospecimens’ Propels Cancer-Fighting Discoveries

Headline-making advances in precision medicine rely on more than funding and facilities. Without access to donated human tissue, these discoveries would be impossible. Every person’s...

Roundup: Soda Habit and Health Risks;...

Just Two Soft Drinks a Day Could Increase Risk of Early Death, New Research Finds Researchers have found that drinking two or more soft drinks...

Prostate Cancer: More Men are Benefiting...

Prostate cancer is the second-most common and the second leading cause of cancer death among men in the United States. But the U.S. rate of...

How Fiber is Key to a...

Most people understand that fiber helps keep the digestive tract flowing, by keeping bowel movements regular. But there a many other benefits to fiber-rich diets,...

Obesity, Hypertension Harming Progress Against Heart...

Many years of progress in fighting heart disease, which remains the No. 1 killer of all Americans, seems to have plateaued, and may be reversing,...