These articles about diabetes prevention, diagnosis and care are based on advance reporting, live reports Aug. 1-4 (2012), and follow-up reporting by The Post Publications from the American Association of Diabetes Educators 2012 conference in Indianapolis IN. Follow us on Twitter at @PostsOnHealth. Follow us on Facebook at The Posts On Health.
- Monthly Diabetes Support Groups Resume In Phoenixville
It conducts two different diabetes support groups, one on the first Tuesday of every month; a second, on the third Monday. They restart this month following a summer break.
- Youths Urged To See Diabetes Education As Career
The leader of the nation’s diabetes educators said Wednesday the need for instructors to provide advice about the disease outstrips the number of people certified to deliver it. That creates the potential for career opportunities in western Montgomery County and elsewhere.
- Pottstown Foundation Serves Up Diabetes Information
A partnership between The Pottstown Health and Wellness Foundation and the federal Department of Health and Human Services now makes a library of information on diabetes locally available.
- Diabetes Education Set At Phoenixville In September
Phoenixville Hospital will conduct a three-session series on diabetes topics. Advance registration is required.
- Local Yoga Classes May Enhance Diabetes Exercise Regimen
Local yoga instructors who are members of the Yoga Health Foundation will let you try their exercise classes for a week, free!, during September.
- Open Your Mouth, Say ‘Ahhh,’ For An Unusual Treatment
Research shows that parasitic worms prevalent in the bodies of people who live in some third-world countries may protect them from developing Type 1 diabetes. Could they be used to create an oral preventative medicine?