Pamela Lennon was just 15 when she woke up on Christmas Day with the telltale signs of a lifelong disease.
Having this disease isn’t necessarily painful, but taking good care of yourself when you have it is.
Thousands were out on the North Shore Sunday for the annual “Step Out” walk to stop diabetes.
New research suggests sugar is bad for your brain, specifically your memory.
If you regularly worked night shift, even if you’re retired now and keep a normal daytime schedule, you’re at higher risk of a common disease: diabetes.
Authorities in Lawrence County are searching for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and diabetes.
About 26 million Americans have diabetes and the vast majority have a kind called Type Two. However, some are misdiagnosed and actually have Type One.
On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer is joined by West Penn System Cardiologists Dr. George Gabriel and Dr. Travis Wilson.
Join Robert Mangino and NewsRadio 1020 KDKA on Saturday, October 6 at Highmark Stadium – Home of the Pittsburgh Riverhounds in Station Square for Step Out – Walk to Stop Diabetes.
When you hear things like stroke, Alzheimer’s and gout, you usually think of those as affecting older people. However, there’s a list of diseases out there that are hitting people younger and younger.
Medical service dogs can be trained to sense low or high blood sugars. A local girl who was recently diagnosed with diabetes, needs some help to get one.
Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Dr. Jennifer Hoist and Dr. Stasia Miaskiewicz from Allegheny General Hospital.
They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but for doctors, they can actually be windows for something else: your health.
The Food and Drug Administration is considering making some common prescription medicines non-prescription. These would include drugs for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, certain infections, migraines, asthma and allergies.
KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to nutritionist Kathy Gillen on what can be done about the rising numbers of obese children with Type II diabetes.