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PRESS ROOM: Rep. Maxine Waters to Receive NAACP Chairman’s Award

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Leon W. Russell, Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors, will present Congresswoman Waters with the award at the 50th NAACP Image Awards on March 30, 2019 live at 9pm/8c on TV One. […read more]


8 Common Myths about Diabetes

Meghan Glynn, NEWSDAY (—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21.9 million people in the United States are diagnosed diabetics — with an additional 8.1 million people who have diabetes but haven’t been diagnosed. Diabetes, which is a disease where a patient has Read More


For Diabetics, Health Risks Fall Sharply

[New York Times] Federal researchers on Wednesday reported the first broad national picture of progress against some of the most devastating complications of diabetes, which affects millions of Americans, finding that rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and amputations fell sharply over the past Read More


Watch Out for Prediabetes

Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner The battle of the bulge is a lifelong challenge for many women. This is largely because our bodies are designed to store fat more easily than men’s bodies to protect a potential fetus during the childbearing years. Read More


Taking Diabetes to Heart: Celebrity Chef Art Smith and Merck “Cook Up” A Recipe For Type 2 Diabetes Management

Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times Did you know that celebrity chef Art Smith is one of the nearly 26 million Americans in the United States living with diabetes? When Smith was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2008, he took the news Read More


Health Beat: Diabetes Awareness

[Southeast Missourian] Diabetes: If you don’t live with it yourself, then it’s likely you have a family member or friend who does. This November during National Diabetes Month, ask yourself if you’re at risk of type 2 diabetes and take steps to prevent it. Diabetes Read More


U.S. to Test if Vitamin D Prevents Diabetes

[Xinhua English News] WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) — U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) said Monday that it’s to launch a large-scale clinical trial to investigate if a vitamin D supplement helps prevent or delay type 2 diabetes in adults who have prediabetes, and are Read More


Rice Diet centre shuts down after 70 years pioneering best foods to fix diabetes, hypertension

[GLOBAL NEWS]   DURHAM, N.C. – Before Atkins, South Beach and Paleo, there was the Rice Diet. Shelley Winters, Lorne Green and Buddy Hackett – all big-name entertainers of their day – made the pilgrimage to take part in the residential weight-loss program that started Read More


For Diabetics, a New Insulin Inhaler Could Replace Shots as Early as 2014

[Business Week] The long promise of insulin that diabetics can inhale appears to be moving closer to the market. An inhalable insulin powder called Afrezza showed positive results for controlling diabetes in a late-stage clinical trial, the drug’s maker, MannKind (MNKD), reported today. Pharmaceutical companies have been Read More


No Breakfast, Midnight Snacks May Hurt Heart

[Med Page Today] Skipping breakfast or eating late at night should top the not-to-do lists of men in middle age and beyond; not only do they have metabolic effects, they may also put men at higher risk for coronary heart disease, researchers found. Over a Read More


FDA Cracks Down on Illegal Diabetes Remedies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription. All of the products aim to cash in on Read More

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Nobel Laureate Speaks at Statewide Social Business Plan Competition

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY PRESS RELEASE Contact: Teri Sumbry Office of Communications, Public Relations and Marketing 334-724-4552 334-339-1928 TUSKEGEE, Ala. (January 21, 2013) – College students from around the State of Alabama gathered at the Tuskegee University to offer their solutions to some of the area’s Read More

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Gospel Singer Yolanda Adams Offers Tips on How to Stay in Charge of Your Diabetes This Holiday Season

Gospel Singer Yolanda Adams Offers Tips on How to Stay in Charge of Your Diabetes This Holiday Season NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2012) – Holiday meals and traditions don’t have to disrupt your diabetes control. With a little preparation, you can be ready to face this holiday Read More