diabetes

Dan Weinbaum
January 29, 2019 - 7:48 pm
Kansas City, KS-There's a new program launching in Johnson County Kansas to help folks reverse their march toward developing type-2 diabetes. Pre-Diabetes is a condition where blood sugars are high, but not high enough to be type-2 diabetes, at least not high enough yet. Karen Hansen, a registered...
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Bill Grady
January 10, 2019 - 7:52 am
The cost to treat diabetes continues to skyrocket along with the number of sufferers in the United States. One reason for the increase in the price of insulin is newer, synthetic "human" insulins are more expensive. Ninety-six percent of prescriptions are for so-called "analog" insulins, although...
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KMBZ News Staff
January 10, 2019 - 6:31 am
New technology is helping diabetes sufferers, and their parents, keep track of blood sugar and react in a timely manner, but the new devices have their drawbacks. "The beeping on the phone, it keeps flashing, and there are days where it's beeping a hundred times a day and you think you're going to...
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KMBZ News Staff
December 20, 2018 - 6:21 am
The death of actress and director Penny Marshall is bringing renewed attention the diabetes, one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. Marshall died Tuesday from complications from diabetes. She was 75. While specifics were not immediately released about Marshall's death, the most common fatal...
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KMBZ News Staff
November 30, 2018 - 6:59 am
With Type 2 diabetes continuing to affect Americans at an alarming rate, doctors are focusing on preventing and reversing the disease. The American Diabetes Association says obesity is the most common cause of Type 2 diabetes. Worldwide, 406,000,000 adults are living with the disease. That number...
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Jim Cunningham
June 21, 2017 - 6:40 am
An 11-year-old Florida boy is passing through the Kansas City area on his walk across America, an effort to raise funds and awareness for a cure for Type 1 diabetes. Noah Barnes was diagnosed with diabetes when he was 16-months-old. He arrived in St. Mary's, Kansas on Tuesday, six months after...
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