Diabetes Awareness

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As part of our Health Awareness Weekend initiative, WWJ Newsradio 950 will highlight a range of health issues and resources for testing, treatment and prevention.

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Specialist Interviews:

Dr. Kachorek

Dr. Kachorek

Dr. Kachorek

Dr. Hechtman

Dr. Hechtman

Dr. Hechtman – Bio


Featured Content:

WSU Study Aims To Improve Diabetes Management In Youth

A little motivation for parents could go a long way toward improving young diabetes patients’ ability to manage their own care, a Wayne State University researcher believes.


Study Focuses On Relationship Between Glaucoma And Diabetes, Hypertension

Many Americans suffer from diabetes and hypertension and, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, these individuals may have an increased risk of developing open-angle glaucoma.


Wayne State Researchers Examine Toxicity Of Fatty Acids Link To Obesity, Diabetes

Wayne State University research on several fronts is exploring the biological mechanisms connecting obesity and diabetes — research that could someday lead to improved treatments for diabetes and maybe even an obesity treatment that doesn’t involve surgery.


Kalamazoo Pharma Startup To Present At Diabetes Conference

Kalamazoo-based Metabolic Solutions Development Co. and collaborators will present their research providing insights into the therapeutic potential of increasing brown adipose (fat) tissue in the treatment of diabetes and the unique mechanism of action of the company’s novel insulin sensitizers that connects with pathways known to be dysregulated in diabetes at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 71st […]


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Joslin Diabetes Center at Providence: Helping diabetics live longer, healthier lives

Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and, while death rates from heart disease, stroke and cancer have declined, deaths associated with diabetes have risen 45 percent since 1987.


Targeting Depression Helps Diabetes Patients’ Overall Health

A team of researchers led by investigators at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System and the University of Michigan Health System worked to improve diabetes patients’ health by first addressing their depression.


Dr. Hechtman

Dr. Hechtman Bio

Dr. Hechtman is a member of a group of dentists who are advancing dentistry to include preventing and treating oral health problems that can lead to increased risks for systemic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, diabetes, pre-mature, low birth weight babies and other chronic diseases.


Watch Your Feet! Diabetics Pay Special Attention

Anne Osmer Reporting Diabetes puts you at risk for a number of health complications, including disease of the nervous system, which can lead to impaired sensation or pain in the feet. According to the American Diabetes Association, there are 20.8 million people in the U.S. with diabetes.  Sixty to 70 percent suffer from nervous system […]


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