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High Court Allows Calif. School Employees To Give Insulin To Students

Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.

08/12/2013

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Type 1 Diabetes Drug Developed By UCSF Researcher Strikingly Effective In Clinical Trial

A drug designed to block the advance of type 1 diabetes in its earliest stages is strikingly effective in the phase 2 clinical trial, according to researchers at the University of California, San Francisco.

08/12/2013

(CBS)

Animal Update: Diabetes In Cats

Diabetes is not a problem that just impacts humans. It’s becoming more common in the domesticated animal world, too.

06/03/2013

Animal Update: Medical Alert Dogs

Strange but true, dogs’ scenting abilities can help humans with medical needs.

01/28/2013

(Department of Health and Human Services)

Report: Some Dietary Supplements Illegally Labeled

Dozens of weight loss and immune system supplements on the market are illegally labeled and lack the recommended scientific evidence to back up their purported health claims, government investigators warn in a new review of the $20 billion supplement industry.

10/03/2012

Jefferson Award winner Mark Ruefenacht (CBS)

Jefferson Awards: Dog Lover Creates Invaluable Alert System For Diabetics

Eight years ago, an East Bay scientist discovered something amazing about dogs. So he got right to work: this week’s Jefferson Award winner founded a non-profit to use this special canine skill to help people.

06/27/2012

(CBS)

HealthWatch: Reno Putting Its Money On Disease Prevention

The United States will spend roughly $2.5 trillion this year on health care. Almost three-quarters of that is spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. But now, just across state line in Reno, there is a new approach: the city is putting its money on prevention.

05/08/2012

Danielle Foreman (CBS)

HealthWatch: Teen Enjoying Circus Life Despite Battle With Diabetes

Living with Type 1 Diabetes can be challenging — checking blood sugars, calculating insulin dosages – but Danielle Foreman doesn’t let it keep her down.

03/14/2012

(Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: UCSF Doctor Says It’s Time To Regulate Sugar

A new commentary published online in the Feb. 1 issue of Nature says sugar is just as “toxic” for people as the other two, so the government should step in to curb its consumption.

02/02/2012

(CBS)

SJ School Officials Want Kids To Get Active With Walk To School

Schools are in a constant battle to get more students to walk to school in an effort to improve their overall health.

01/31/2012

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