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New Tattoo Could Be Just What The Doctor Ordered

Diabetics may soon be lining up for a special new tattoo that does “tricks.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2012

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U.S. Surgeon General Talks Diabetes In Detroit

America’s top doctor visits Detroit Wednesday to help launch a new campaign in the fight against diabetes. It’s called “Fighting D in the D” and is aimed at reducing diabetes cases in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012

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Detroit vs. Diabetes: Tech Key To New Campaign

Southeast Michigan Beacon Community is launching a groundbreaking new public health campaign, “Fighting D in the D,” to combat the epidemic of type 2 diabetes in the Metro Detroit area. The campaign introduces txt4health, a personalized 14-week text-based health intervention, which enables people to take a free risk assessment on their mobile device.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2012

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Study: Diabetes Affects Hearing Loss, Especially In Women

Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication, according to a study from Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2012

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Southfield Firm Gets Federal Grant To Develop Diabetes Drugs

Housey Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories LLC said Monday it had been awarded a three-year Small Business Innovation Research Phase 2 continuation grant.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/21/2011

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/22/2011

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Sam’s Club Offers Free Diabetes Health Screenings Event

On Saturday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., every Sam’s Club that has a pharmacy will be offering free diabetes health screenings for their members embers and the public, available to both adults and children.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/10/2011

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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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/28/2011

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Study Finds 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011

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Study: New Way To Control Blood Sugar, Cholesterol

Think about this: It might be time to swap out that daily bagel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2011

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