Diabetes

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Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/01/2012

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Some Diseases Starting To Strike Younger Patients

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.

07/06/2012

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Family Working To Obtain Service Dog For Diabetic 2-Year-Old

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.

07/06/2012

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Medical Frontiers: Diabetes

Dr. Gerald Pifer was joined in the studio on NewsRadio1020 KDKA today by Dr. Jennifer Hoist and Dr. Stasia Miaskiewicz from Allegheny General Hospital.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/18/2012

(Source: CBS News)

Eyes And Your Health

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but for doctors, they can actually be windows for something else: your health.

05/11/2012

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Some Drugs Could Become Available Over-The-Counter

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.

05/01/2012

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Diabetes Rising in Kids- What Can Be Done?

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.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/01/2012

(Credit: KDKA)

Finding Relief From The Common Cold

It is the scourge of our existence, causing runny noses, lots of coughing, sore throats and yet the common cold remains without a cure.

03/05/2012

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5 Symptoms Women Should Never Ignore

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.

06/15/2011

(Photo Credit: City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police/KDKA)

Police Searching For Missing North Side Man

Police are asking for help from the public as the search for a missing elderly man from Pittsburgh North Side continues.

05/22/2011

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Study Links Coffee To Lower Stroke Risk In Women

More than a cup of coffee a day is associated with a lower risk of stroke, according to a study in the journal “Stroke.”

03/11/2011

Tee Up to Cure Diabetes

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.

09/17/2010

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