Diabetes

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Get Marty: Blind Man Looks To Access Bus Drivers For Help

Much of what Dave Milliren does is by touch and feel.

09/22/2014

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Police Continue Search For Missing North Braddock Man With Dementia

Allegheny County Police are asking for help from the public in finding a North Braddock man who disappeared back in June.

09/03/2014

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New Statistics Show Gestational Diabetes Cases Increasing

Doctors are now finding that gestational diabetes is more common than they thought.

06/20/2014

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New Study Takes Close Look At Diabetes Medications

Jerry Webb was diagnosed with type two diabetes a year ago. The disease runs in his family.

06/11/2014

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Research: Women With Diabetes More Likely To Develop Heart Disease

Forget what you think you know about heart disease. There’s new information that’s shaking things up a bit.

06/03/2014

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Once-A-Week Drug For Diabetes Under FDA Consideration

For type 2 diabetes, how about a shot that’s just once a week? The FDA is considering a medicine that would be a weekly shot. And it’s not insulin.

03/26/2014

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New Device Could Be Game-Changer For Treating Diabetes

Terilyn Gillespie has had diabetes almost her whole life.

03/14/2014

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Doctors Finding Increased Risk To Other Diseases In Psoriasis Patients

Pamela Lennon was just 15 when she woke up on Christmas Day with the telltale signs of a lifelong disease.

03/04/2014

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New Medical Breakthroughs For Monitoring Glucose Levels

Having this disease isn’t necessarily painful, but taking good care of yourself when you have it is.

02/21/2014

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Thousands “Step Out” To Raise Money For Diabetes Research

Thousands were out on the North Shore Sunday for the annual “Step Out” walk to stop diabetes.

10/27/2013

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Study: High Blood Sugar Levels Bad For Memory

New research suggests sugar is bad for your brain, specifically your memory.

10/23/2013

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Local Researchers Make Link Between Night Shift Work & Diabetes

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.

10/16/2013

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Missing Woman Suffering From Dementia, Diabetes Found In Neshannock Twp.

Authorities in Lawrence County are searching for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and diabetes.

09/05/2013

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Cases Of Type 2 Diabetes Being Misdiagnosed Rising

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.

03/04/2013

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Medical Frontiers: National Heart Month This February

On this edition of Medical Frontiers, Dr. Pifer is joined by West Penn System Cardiologists Dr. George Gabriel and Dr. Travis Wilson.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–02/18/2013

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