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  • Alert dog will help 8-year-old manage Type 1 diabetes – Omaha World-Herald

    Alert dog will help 8-year-old manage Type 1 diabetes – Omaha World-Herald


    Eight-year-old CJ Whaley has a new best friend.

    His name is Sarge, and he’s a 9-week-old golden retriever puppy.

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    “It’s total puppy love,” said CJ’s mom, Ashley Whaley. “Really, we’re all smitten.”

    While Sarge’s big eyes and playful manner may be just what every boy dreams of, the puppy means much more to CJ and his parents, Clint and Ashley Whaley.

    Sarge joined the Whaley family a week ago to serve as an alert dog for CJ, who

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  • Benefit of Tighter Systolic Blood Pressure Control – Endocrinology Advisor

    Benefit of Tighter Systolic Blood Pressure Control – Endocrinology Advisor


    Aggressive control of systolic blood pressure could save more than 100 000 lives per year.

    HealthDay News — Engaging Americans at high risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in aggressive efforts to lower their systolic blood pressure could save more than 100 000 lives a year, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Council on Hypertension 2016 Scientific Sessions.

    Holly Kramer, MD, MPH, an associate professor of public health sciences and

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  • On the front lines of the fight against Type 2 diabetes

    On the front lines of the fight against Type 2 diabetes

    This is the second of two stories on Type 2 diabetes. Part 1 profiles a family struggling with diabetes that struck three generations. 

    Dr. Steve Mittelman inspects the fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmers market on the grounds of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He established the weekly market two years ago in his role as director of the hospital’s Diabetes and Obesity Program.

    “You really want the good healthy foods to be

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  • 17 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

    17 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

    When it comes to the relationship between eggs and cholesterol, it seems like we’ve been served up some scrambled messages.

    Have you ever thought you could reduce your high cholesterol levels simply by not eating foods that contain <a href="http://www.eatthis.com/cholesterol?utm_source=news.yahoo.com&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=RSS&utm_campaign=etnt-syndication-001

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