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Holidays present challenges for people with diabetes

December 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: This is the first in a three-part series about living with diabetes.

WORTHINGTON — With a virtual buffet of Christmas cookies and holiday goodies offered up at family gatherings, office potlucks and in trips to the grocery store…continue reading on dglobe.com

Living with diabetes

August 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Ralph and Joan Koenig of Dickinson understand the challenges of living with diabetes. Continue Reading

Eagles Auxiliary sponsors 5K walk/run for diabetes

August 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The fifth annual 5K walk/run for diabetes research gets underway on Saturday. This year, participants are asked to register at Rocky Butte Park from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. The race time kicks off at 8 a.m. The entry fee is $25. Continue Reading

Health problems take 28-year-old’s leg, but not spirit

April 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Benefit today will raise money for Mitchell man awaiting kidney, pancreas transplants.
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The Byrd’s Nest: Treatments advance, but no cure for diabetes

March 1, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

This month marks the second anniversary of my soon-to-be 14-year-old niece’s diagnosis of type 1 diabetes, once commonly referred to as juvenile diabetes. Her condition is not to be confused with the more prevalent and largely preventable type 2 diabetes, once known as adult onset diabetes. Continue Reading

Diabetes rate more than doubles since 1995 in SD

November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Some 6.6 percent of South Dakotans say they have diabetes, just slightly below the national average of 7 percent.
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Diabetes rates rocket in Oklahoma, South

November 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW YORK The nation’s diabetes problem is getting worse, and the biggest jump over 15 years was in Oklahoma, according to a new federal report issued Thursday. Continue Reading

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ND Diabetes Rate Nearly Doubled Since 1995

November 15, 2012 in WDAZ

A new study has found that North Dakota’s diabetes rate has nearly doubled since 1995. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study found that the rate in North Dakota jumped 91.7 percent by 2010. Continue Reading

Crazy Horse Memorial bathed in blue for diabetes prevention

November 14, 2012 in The Daily Republic

CUSTER (AP) Visitors to Crazy Horse Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota saw an unusual sight Tuesday: the large mountain carving was bathed in blue light. Continue Reading

Program focuses on diabetes technology

October 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON A program on diabetes technology and an insulin pump update will be presented from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the classroom at Sanford Worthington Medical Center. Continue Reading