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Diabetes

Five health upgrades for people with limited time

Five health upgrades for people with limited time

Amazing ways you can attain health goals in tiny tidbits of time.

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BPA and your health: should you worry?

BPA and your health: should you worry?

This chemical in everyday products has been linked to high blood pressure.

January 12, 2015 12:00 amLoading…
Programs offer help you need to age gracefully

Programs offer help you need to age gracefully

The main ingredient for aging well is being healthy.

December 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

UA physician advises Tucsonans on what to eat

Many factors affect how our body digests and reacts to foods.

November 13, 2014 10:24 amLoading…

Dental care ranks as a top concern for seniors

Dental care is a top concern among Tucson seniors, recent surveys show.

October 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Gnaw on this: Advice for keeping teeth healthy

Here are some tips to improve your dental care.

September 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Diabetes Quick Fix: Thai chicken kabobs with brown rice

This spicy Thai treat is easy to make using a good quality Thai peanut sauce. My secret for cooking these kabobs is to leave about ¼ inch between the ingredients on kabob skewers. This gives the heat a chance to reach all around the food. If you have short skewers, use a few more.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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