diabetes

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New Drug for Obesity to Show Promising Results

A new way to fight obesity is an injectable drug that is showing promising results.

07/02/2015

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Department of Health Prompts Prevention Initiative

Preventing illnesses before they begin is the goal of the new St. Louis County Director of Public Health.

05/26/2015

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STUDY: Younger Women Hospitalized Longer, Have Worse Outcomes After Heart Attacks

Thirty thousand women in the U.S. are hospitalized each year due to heart attacks, with women between ages 30 and 54 being hospitalized longer and with worse outcomes than men of the same age.

07/23/2014

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Barnes Jewish Makes List of Top Hospitals

U.S. News and World Report is out with its annual Best Hospital rankings.

07/15/2014

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New Study Looks to Lower Cardiac Complications in African Americans

A new Washington University study is looking for a way to lower cardiac problems from diabetes in the African American population.

05/12/2014

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WashU Conducting 5-Year Diabetes Trial

300 volunteers here will get either pills or injections in addition to taking metformin, the most commonly prescribed medication for Type 2 diabetes.

04/21/2014

Mary Elizabeth Beary holds a photo of her late father, Thomas Joseph Beary III.

Father’s Death Provides Catalyst For Local Woman’s Advocacy

Mary Elizabeth Beary says her father had been suffering from stomach pains for six months but was misdiagnosed.

11/20/2013

Brain

Study: Head Injuries Increase Stroke Risk

That means a head injury, even from a small fall or an auto accident, may cause abnormal clotting in the brain or damage to the brain’s blood vessels.

08/13/2013

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Study: Sitting In Workplace Ups Chronic Disease Risk

A Kansas State University researcher is adding to a growing body of research showing the health risks of spending a lot of time on your duff.

02/20/2013

Healthcare

New Recommendations Issued To Fight Childhood Diabetes

The AAP recommends giving insulin shots almost immediately in children who are diagnosed with markedly high glucose levels.

01/29/2013

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