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2014-08-14 16:20:56

FORT KNOX, Ky., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the American Diabetes Association, if current trends continue, one out of every three Americans could be diabetic by the year 2050. However, one Army doctor has made it his mission to halt the epidemic in its tracks. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140814/136290 Dr. Robert Vigersky is the head of the Diabetes Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md. With a blend of civilian...

2014-08-14 12:28:07

CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study, indicating that Americans have approximately a 40 percent risk of developing diabetes during their lifetime, offers more evidence that nutrition counseling provided by a registered dietitian nutritionist can help prevent or delay diabetes and its related health problems through lifestyle and dietary changes, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "Health professionals are in agreement that nutrition services...

2014-08-08 23:00:14

A holistic approach to educating and empowering patients with diabetes can significantly improve their health, according to a new study led by diabetes nurse educators from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's Ambulatory Care Network. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 09, 2014 Participants in NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital study reduced blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol levels by actively managing their health A holistic approach to educating and empowering patients with diabetes can...

2014-08-04 16:23:42

BOSTON, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Information and Study on Clinical Research Participation (CISCRP) is pleased to announce the return of AWARE for All Boston, a free event designed to promote understanding and dialogue around clinical research participation. The event will be hosted at the Curry Student Center Ballroom at Northeastern University on Monday, October 27(th) from 5PM to 8PM and will feature free health screenings, informational exhibits,...

2014-07-30 08:32:44

New inpatient diabetes and endocrinology unit is the first pediatric facility of its kind in Texas HOUSTON, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital is excited to announce the addition of two new physicians, Dr. Kristen Hendrix and Dr. Sarah Lyons, to the pediatric diabetes and endocrinology team, which is ranked #1 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, the team is also expanding the services offered to patient families and the community as...

2014-07-21 23:03:13

Clinicians Discuss Future of Global Health Care; Diet as a First-Line Diabetes Treatment Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 New dietary guidelines for diabetes management, released at the International Conference on Diabetes (ICD), hosted by the George Washington University School of Medicine and the nonprofit Physicians Committee, favor low-fat, low-glycemic, plant-based foods, curbing sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams each day, and taking a vitamin B12 supplement. A panel of 35...

2014-07-17 23:05:17

Over the last two years, a dream team of diverse and talented scientists has been assembled at the University of Iowa’s Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center (FOEDRC) in collaboration to find new keys to preventing and curing this devastating disease. The community service organization Fraternal Order of Eagles (FOE) presented a $6 million donation to the University of Iowa at its national convention on Sunday, July 13, fulfilling a $25 million commitment made in 2008. Los...

2014-07-11 10:58:16

University of Cambridge When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater than average risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects. A new study in mice demonstrates that this 'memory' of nutrition during pregnancy can be passed through sperm of male offspring to the next generation, increasing risk of disease for her grandchildren as well. In other words, to adapt an old maxim, 'you are what your grandmother ate'. The...

2014-07-02 23:00:25

Prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate awarded to Summit Medical Group’s Westfield program for its quality diabetes self-management education program Berkeley Heights, NJ (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program was recently awarded to Summit Medical Group’s Westfield program at 552 Westfield Avenue. The ADA believes that this...

2014-07-01 04:21:56

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Medical & Rehabilitation Center has welcomed Tod Lambert as the company's Group CEO. With a newly opened facility in Abu Dhabi, Cambridge offers specialized and dedicated medical care and rehabilitation services to patients requiring short-term comprehensive rehabilitation and long-term care for patients with chronic illness or injury. Cambridge is affiliated with US-based Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, a Harvard...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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