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2011-08-12 12:30:07

Increasing public awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic may be contributing to evidence of overall reductions in body mass index (BMI), a measure of obesity in children.

2009-05-18 08:30:00

HOUSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the number of children suffering from type 2 diabetes growing at an alarming rate, physicians gathered Saturday to discuss strategies for prevention and treatment of the disease among children and adolescents at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b) "Type 2 diabetes is extremely complex," said A.

2009-03-04 08:00:00

The first and only combined all-in-one nutrition and DVD exercise program to help people with type 2 diabetes, reduce diabetes complications and help prevent the disease SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ --- The American Diabetes Association, legendary fitness expert Kathy Smith and leading in-home fitness marketer Beachbody(R) announced today a new alliance to prevent and help manage type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes with a copublishing effort: the creation of a revolutionary new...

2008-11-10 15:00:24

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association there are 23.6 million children and adults in the United States who have diabetes and approximately one million people are diagnosed with the disease each year.

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.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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