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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

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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

Celebrtiy Authors

HealthWatch: Celebrity Chef Paula Deen Reveals She Has Diabetes

Paula Deen, the Southern belle of butter and heavy cream, makes no apologies for waiting three years to disclose she has diabetes while continuing to dish up deep-fried cheesecake and other high-calorie, high-fat recipes on TV.

01/18/2012

A man on the caveman diet shops for meat. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Caveman Diet Helps Diabetics In UCSF Study

Researchers at the University of California at San Francisco say one way to improve your health may be takings some tips from our Stone Age ancestors.

11/07/2011

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HealthWatch: Study Finds Red Meat Eaters At Higher Diabetes Risk

Harvard researchers have found a strong association between eating red meat and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

KPIX 5–08/10/2011

Tech Report: Medical Hackers Could Wreak Havoc On Healthcare

A security researcher who is diabetic has identified flaws that could allow an attacker to remotely control insulin pumps and alter the readouts of blood-sugar monitors. As a result, diabetics could get too much or too little insulin, a hormone they need for proper metabolism.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2011

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Camp For Kids With Diabetes Starts In San Jose

A special summer camp for diabetic children kicked off Monday in San Jose. It’s a place for kids with type 2 diabetes or even pre-diabetes to learn how to manage their condition before it gets any worse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

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