03/01/2006 05:21 AM
PUT on your sneakers and join the Seventh Annual Walk for Diabetes on March 18 at Kapiolani Park. Mike May, president and CEO of Hawaiian Electric Co., will lead the way as the corporate chair of this year’s walk, along with Mayor Mufi Hannemann, honorary chair.
03/01/2006 05:45 AM
Sanofi-aventis’ Apidra (insulin glulisine [rDNA origin] injection), a new prandial or mealtime insulin analog, is now available by prescription in the United States for the control of hyperglycaemia in adult patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
03/01/2006 04:45 AM
Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have documented a dramatic upsurge in diabetes-related deaths and illnesses in New York City – including a sharp increase in diabetic patients hospitalized with heart attacks.
03/01/2006 07:02 AM
When the New York City Board of Health decided in 2005 to implement what many call a “diabetes surveillance” program, not many heads turned. The New York Times, The Washington Post and the Associated Press all picked it up, but no one marched on City Hall waving copies of privacy statutes, did they?
03/01/2006 12:41 AM
By The Associated Press WASHINGTON – Aging veterans are getting reinforcements in their fight against the twin threats of obesity and diabetes.