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St. Louisans Dedicated to the City and Health of Their Neighbors

  • November 22, 2010
  • Number of views: 3991

Mary Schoolman marvels at what she recognizes as the “renaissance” occurring in St. Louis: a nationally recognized medical center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital; one of the greatest green parks in the middle of the city, recently renovated and full of activity; and thriving cultural offerings.

The Heart of Diabetes

  • November 12, 2010
  • Number of views: 3897

A community Network Takes Action before Heart Disease Takes Hold

Barnes-Jewish One of 14 Hospitals in America on U.S.News “Honor Roll”

  • July 14, 2010
  • Number of views: 11592

Barnes-Jewish Hospital and its physician partners at Washington University School of Medicine are one of only 14 hospitals and medical institutions in the country listed among America’s elite medical centers in U.S.News & World Report’s List of “America’s Best Hospitals.”

Stress and Diabetes

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3284

Stress can result in feeling tense and irritable for only a short time, or it can progress to long-lasting symptoms of anxiety and depression that significantly interfere with a person''s sense of well being.

Seeing Clearly Through Her Diabetes

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3009

Type 2 diabetes ran "very strongly" in Ramona Herbert''s family. But growing up in the American Virgin Islands, she didn''t give much thought to it.

Planning Pays Off for Mom With Diabetes

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3508

Planning and meticulous attention to detail are important to Betsy Immer – in her career as a special events coordinator, as a person managing diabetes and now, as a mom.

Learning to Control Diabetes, Instead of Letting it Control Her

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3053
The numbers are staggering: more than 18 million Americans with diabetes and two thirds of them with uncontrolled blood sugar, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Another 41 million Americans have prediabetes or insulin resistance. Diabetes complications - heart disease, blindness, neuropathy - are skyrocketing.

Kent Sturhahn - Hormonal Disorders Success Story

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3446
Kent Sturhahn thinks attitude is everything. He thinks people with diabetes should take an active role in their care, controlling their disease, so it doesn''t control them.

Exercise and Diabetes

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3117
Exercise is a very important part of your diabetes treatment plan. For many people the most difficult part is simply getting started.

Diabetic Tissue Damage May Be Explained by Controversial Theory

  • December 1, 2006
  • Number of views: 3201
A controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage appears in the November issue of Diabetes. At stake in the heated debate over the theory are researchers'' efforts to find new ways to reduce loss of vision, kidney failure, heart damage and other side effects of diabetes.
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