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Home testing for sleep apnea; follow-up HPV vaccinations

Home testing for sleep apnea; follow-up HPV vaccinations

A weekly Q&A with Drs. Oz and Roizen.

August 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Report: Arizona 4th-worst for alcohol deaths

Study was for working-age population from 2006 to 2010.

July 12, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson health news

Tucson is one of 17 communities participating in a model test that offers the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program at no cost to qualified Medicare enrollees.

June 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Diabetes Quick Fix: Roasted Salmon With Asparagus and Pepper Penne Pasta

This is the season for wild salmon. It’s so flavorful, it only needs a little olive oil and salt and pepper and it cooks in minutes. At other times of the year, good quality wild salmon can be found in the frozen seafood section of the supermarket.

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Veal Roll-Ups with Parmesan Beans and Tomatoes

Veal rolls are a popular dish in Emilia-Romagna, a rich and fertile area of Northern Italy where veal is a specialty. Serve them with easy parmesan beans and tomatoes.

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Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

Dr. Robert P. Goldfarb: Free stroke-risk evaluation could be a life-saver

On April 12, 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt died of a massive stroke at the Little White House, his personal retreat, in Warm Springs, Ga. Writing in CNS Spectrums, Drs. Jeffrey M. Jones and Joni L. Jones note “… while sitting for a portrait, FDR suddenly developed a severe headac…

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Diabetes Quick Fix: Steak dish shows off Korean flavors

Steak plays an important role in Korean cooking, unlike other Asian cuisines. Invading Mongols brought beef to Korea in the Middle Ages. Rice cooked with spinach and bean sprouts is another Korean staple. I have adapted these recipes to showcase the intriguing flavors of Korean cooking while…

March 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Teens' dance show will aid UA researchers

Teens' dance show will aid UA researchers

Two Tucson teenagers with chronic health conditions will dance to advance research into their diseases in a public event this weekend.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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2014 brings new health insurance protections

2014 brings new health insurance protections

We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.

January 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Diabetes fundraising walk set for Saturday

Diabetes fundraising walk set for Saturday

For 9-year-old Ashley Stewart, being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at age 5 meant the Tucsonan was facing a lifetime of finger sticks, counting carbs and 2 a.m. blood-sugar checks.

October 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Obesity surgery-diabetes study shows pros and cons

CHICAGO — Obesity surgery worked much better at reducing and even reversing diabetes than medication and lifestyle changes in one of the most rigorous studies of its kind. But the researchers and others warn that possible serious complications need to be considered.

June 04, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

Dr. David G. Armstrong, a podiatric surgeon at the University of Arizona, fits patient Pearl Badman with SmartSox, which use fiber optics and sensors to detect foot-pressure and temperature anomalies that could lead to troublesome diabetic ulcers later on.

April 02, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

University of Arizona, partners to test new SmartSox to head off diabetic ulcers

Hoping to lessen the scourge of diabetes, researchers and engineers at the University of Arizona are studying what may be the most expensive pair of socks in the world.

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Healthier Paula Deen into portions, plate architecture

Food Network star and Southern cookbook author Paula Deen, who a year ago announced that she has type 2 diabetes, is sharing her tips on cooking to live a healthier, longer life.

March 27, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Study: Radiation for breast cancer can harm hearts

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even with the lower doses used today, troubling new research suggests. The risk comes from any amount of radiation, starts five years after treatment and lasts for decades, doctors found.

March 13, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…

Major public diabetes event in Tucson Saturday

A Taking Control of Your Diabetes Conference will be held tomorrow - Saturday - at the Tucson Convention Center, 260 S. Church Ave.

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New family clinic for diabetics opens on Tucson's south side

New family clinic for diabetics opens on Tucson's south side

Dr. Merri Pendergrass, an endocrinologist who has been working with diabetics for 25 years, talks about the examination rooms at the new diabetic treatment facility at the Family and Community Medicine Physician Offices. Pendergrass moved to Tucson a month ago to work in the facility. It is …

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New family clinic for diabetics opens on Tucson's south side

New family clinic for diabetics opens on Tucson's south side

Dr. Merri Pendergrass, an endocrinologist who has been working with diabetics for 25 years, talks about the examination rooms at the new diabetic treatment facility at the Family and Community Medicine Physician Offices. Pendergrass moved to Tucson a month ago to work in the facility. It is …

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New family clinic for diabetics opens on Tucson's south side

New family clinic for diabetics opens on Tucson's south side

With some help from Pima County, the University of Arizona Health Network opened joint clinics for families and people with diabetes on Tucson's south side this week. The county paid for the $2.1 million construction cost of the 22,000-square-foot Family and Community Medicine Physician Offi…

December 06, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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DJ, Reid Park Zoo’s mandrill, dies

DJ, Reid Park Zoo’s mandrill, dies

A male mandrill named DJ that was born at the Reid Park Zoo in 1991 has died.

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