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Diabetics: Keep A Careful Eye On Your Feet

More than 65,000 lower limbs are amputated every year due to complications from diabetes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2014

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‘Step Out’ To Fight Diabetes, Saturday At The Detroit Zoo

A well-known Detroit radio voice is speaking out about his struggle with the chronic illness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2014

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Blood Glucose Test Strips Recalled

Diabetic Supply of Suncoast has issued the voluntary recall of Advocate Redi-Code blood glucose test strips

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2014

Study: Diabetes Might Actually Shrink Your Brain

New research finds more reasons to keep your blood sugar and blood pressure in check, especially in middle age.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2014


FDA Approves First Artificial Pancreas For Patients With Diabetes

It’s big news for millions of Americans with Type 1 diabetes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2013

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Wayne State Gets Grant To Study Exercise Effect On Insulin Response

Exercise is known to improve the ability of tissues to respond to insulin and reduce the risk for developing type 2 diabetes, but the mechanisms that cause those health benefits are not yet clear.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2013

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Diabetes Drug In Testing May Have Future As Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Metabolic Solutions Development Co. LLC has presented new data showing that an investigational drug being studied to treat diabetes, MSDC-0160, had a protective effect on nerve cells in the brain that control movement, balance and walking. These results in laboratory and animal models of Parkinson’s disease suggest MSDC-0160 may have the potential to modify the course of Parkinson’s disease.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

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Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, DMC Encouraged By 57% Drop in Emergency Department Recidivism

With the assistance of the Southeast Michigan Beacon Community, the Emergency Department at DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital has developed an innovative program that is identifying previously unknown diabetics and pre-diabetics who receive care at their facility, and reducing their likelihood of using the emergency department at DMC Detroit Receiving within six months by 57 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2013


Perrigo Receives FDA Tentative Approval For Generic Equivalent To Prandin

Perrigo Co. (Nasdaq: PRGO) announced that it has received tentative approval from the United States Food & Drug Administration for its abbreviated new drug application for repaglinide tablets, the generic equivalent to Prandin Tablets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2013

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One Pop Per Day Raises Diabetes Risk, Study Shows

A new British study suggests just one sugar-sweetened beverage a day, can raise the risk of developing type two diabetes by as much to 22 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2013