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As the rates of obesity climb in the American population, Type 2 diabetes and related health problems are also on the rise. According to the American Diabetes Association, 26 million people in America have diabetes, including 8.9 percent of Californians — a rate higher than the national average. An ...
- Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
Have you been feeling tired or depressed lately? Have you gained weight? Easily get the chills? Or perhaps you feel the opposite: Anxious, clammy or even losing weight unintentionally, despite an increased appetite? These symptoms may be related to stress or the time of year. They could also be ...
- Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
- Scripps Clinic
Scripps endocrinologist Dr. Matthew Levine knows that the key to helping his patients improve their health is by setting realistic goals. From the first consultation with someone who has Type 2 diabetes, he starts each patient off with a roadmap of baby steps toward a healthier future. “I try to ...
- Friday, January 13th, 2012
Scripps is Transforming Medicine Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 35 years ago, Joan Reder is enrolled in the Star 3 Clinical Trial at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute. As part of the trial, she now has a digital insulin pump with a sensor to monitor her glucose levels. She used to take up to 7 ...
- Monday, November 28th, 2011
Though clinicians often start with diet, exercise and lifestyle modification as a treatment course for people with diabetes, mounting evidence suggests that bariatric surgery can be a very effective intervention as well, especially for patients with Type 2 diabetes. More than 30 years of outcomes ...
- Monday, November 14th, 2011
Nearly 40 percent of Americans who have diabetes don’t know they have the disease. Could you be one of them? Should you be screened to find out? Your blood glucose level could be high enough to put you at risk for diabetes, even if you don’t yet have any of symptoms of the disease, such ...
- Monday, August 15th, 2011
Diabetes can often be effectively managed with diet and lifestyle changes and if needed, medication. The Scripps Whittier Institute for Diabetes offers a Diabetes Self-Management Education Program which educates diabetes patients and their families on hea
- Wednesday, September 24th, 2008
by Lori L. Arnold, M.D., Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla What do acne, an irregular menstrual cycle, obesity, excess hair growth and infertility have in common? While these diverse symptoms may seem unrelated, they are all potential indicators of a condition known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome ...
- Monday, May 22nd, 2006
A new study by researchers at The Whittier Institute for Diabetes pinpoints key mechanisms that lead to the formation of pancreatic beta cells in response to insulin resistance. The findings may some day help researchers stimulate cell growth and prevent diabetes. Insulin resistance is a condition ...
- Monday, October 18th, 2004
- Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla