Latest Francine Kaufman Stories

2014-05-13 23:08:12

Extend Nutrition is the most-liked diabetic snack brand by Facebook users in the USA, crossing 100,000 likes on the popular social network as of Saturday, May 10th, 2014. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Extend Nutrition is the most-liked diabetic food brand on Facebook, crossing 100,000 likes on the popular social network as of Saturday, May 10th, 2014. The nutrition company offers innovative snacks created by Dr. Francine Kaufman, a past president of the American Diabetes Association...

2013-05-21 23:15:34

Extend Nutrition Snacks Creator Releases New Book on Insulin Pumps St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Dr. Francine Kaufman, inventor of Extend Nutrition, recalls the first insulin pump she used with her patients in the 1980s: It weighed several pounds and was jokingly referred to as the “big blue brick.” For the most part, it could only be used in the hospital setting. The technology has advanced greatly in the 30 years since then, and the advantages are greater as well. The...

2008-07-16 15:00:15

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) today applauded Chairman Chris Dodd (D-CT), Ranking Member Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and members of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Children and Families for holding a hearing on "Childhood Obesity: The Declining Health of America's Next Generation." Appearing before the Committee was Francine Kaufman, M.D., a prominent pediatric endocrinologist, past president of the ADA, and a distinguished professor of Pediatrics and Communication at the University of...

2006-02-03 10:16:49

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - New research indicates that many U.S. children as young as 13 may have risk factors for type 2 diabetes, the form of the disease once considered a problem of older adults. The study, of 1,740 eighth-graders at 12 U.S. schools, found that half were overweight or on the verge of becoming overweight -- one of the main risk factors for type 2 diabetes. In addition, 41 percent had elevated blood sugar levels when tests were taken after a fast,...

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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.