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2012-01-26 12:17:07

Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication.

2008-08-28 15:01:07

RBIs, batting averages, home runs, ERAs, strikeouts -- there are many numbers to keep track of in baseball. Some players and coaches have to watch other numbers, too, like blood glucose levels, carbohydrates, and insulin units.

2008-07-18 06:00:20

By Heather May, The Salt Lake Tribune Jul. 18--Diabetic patients rarely end up in the hospital for more than a month like Larry Miller. But the Jazz owner and business magnate's poor health underscores the seriousness of a disease that continues to grow in Utah.

2006-04-03 09:25:56

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Poor blood sugar control and frequent emergency room visits are among the signs that a child or adolescent with diabetes may be suffering from depression, according to new research.

2005-11-29 14:00:55

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drop in levels of blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, that are severe enough to cause seizures or coma in young children with type 1 diabetes does not appear to result in impairments in mental ability (cognition) or behavior, according to results of a new study.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.