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    Free Diabetes Health Fair in La Jolla Set for April 15

    La Jolla, Calif. – San Diego County residents who have diabetes or know someone affected by the disease can learn more about the latest treatments and support care available at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Health Fair April 15, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Scripps Whittier Diabetes ...

    • Monday, March 22nd, 2010
  • Scripps in the News

    Why Drugs Don't Help Diabetes Patients' Hearts

    TIME.com recently interviewed Dr. Daniel Einhorn, medical director at Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute, about a series of clinical research studies that will soon be published by The New England Journal of Medicine. The three treatment strategies were expected to prevent heart attacks among ...

    • Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
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    Scripps Whittier Golf Tournament Recognizes Leaders in Diabetes Care

    San Diego – More than 150 golfers and guests helped raise $125,000 at the 12th Annual Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute Invitational Dinner and Golf Tournament on Oct. 4 and 5, 2009. The golf outing benefited Scripps Whittier’s clinical research center and Project Dulce, a diabetes care and ...

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    Can Bypass Surgery Benefit Diabetics Who Are Not Morbidly Obese?

    Earlier this year, the news that bariatric surgery could help treat type 2 diabetes in individuals who suffer from morbid obesity (defined as those with a body mass index or BMI over 35) made headlines around the world. The American Journal of Medicine r

  • Scripps in the News

    Project Dulce Brings Diabetes Management Classes to the Community

    Peer educators are teaching essential self-management techniques to diabetes patients across San Diego County, in a program called Project Dulce. The classes at local community clinics target underserved, ethnically diverse groups, and adapt the class content to the specific cultural needs of each ...

    • Thursday, July 9th, 2009
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    March of Dimes Awards Grant to Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute to Improve the Health of Mothers and Babies

    La Jolla, Calif. —The March of Dimes, California Chapter, has awarded a grant to the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute (SWDI) to support an innovative program aimed at reducing the risk of getting diabetes among women who have had gestational diabetes d

    • Thursday, April 30th, 2009
  • Health and Wellness

    Learn the Skills to Successfully Self-Manage Diabetes

    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
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    Type 2 Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Study results published in the current issue of Endocrine Practice suggest that patients with type 2 diabetes are at an increased risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The study – conducted at The Whittier Institute for Diabetes (La Jolla, Calif.) under the supervision of Principal ...

  • Health and Wellness

    Good News on the Horizon for Type 2 Diabetes Treatment

    It’s no secret that obesity is an epidemic in America and, consequently, so is type 2 diabetes. Unlike type 1 diabetes, which is an autoimmune disease, type 2 is greatly affected by obesity and lack of exercise. Accounting for over 90 percent of people with diabetes, type 2 usually occurs in ...

    • Tuesday, February 7th, 2006
  • Health and Wellness

    New Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes

    What do Halle Berry, Mary Tyler Moore, Thomas Edison and B.B. King have in common besides being famous? They all have or had diabetes. Diabetes is a disease that affects the body’s ability to produce or use insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas that helps transport glucose (blood sugar) into ...

    • Tuesday, February 7th, 2006