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.
It is the scourge of our existence, causing runny noses, lots of coughing, sore throats and yet the common cold remains without a cure.
They may seem like nothing, but those little signs your body sends you every now and then could be a warning sign of something bigger and more serious. KDKA’s health editor Dr. Maria Simbra takes a look at five symptoms that women should never overlook.
Police are asking for help from the public as the search for a missing elderly man from Pittsburgh North Side continues.
More than a cup of coffee a day is associated with a lower risk of stroke, according to a study in the journal “Stroke.”
Join Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Larry Richert, and Pirates great Steve Blass fot the 20th AnnualTee Up to Cure Diabetes golf event, this Monday, September 20, 2010! For more information, check out JDRF’s website.