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Leven LaCroix

...mcneillfuneralhome.com to sign the family's personal guestbook. Donations can be made in lieu of flowers to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (2916 Professional Pkwy., Martinez, Ga. 30907) McNeill Funeral Home 109 Shaw St. Martinez, Georgia 706...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172286298
Bionic pancreas controls blood sugar

Diabetes occurs when the body cannot control the...to control glucose levels.In Type 1 diabetes, the pancreas loses the ability to make...condition was at one time also called juvenile diabetes. With a poorly functioning pancreas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-08-14/bionic-pancreas-controls-blood-suga
Jeff Gordon shatters track record en route to Michigan pole

...the Milwaukee Mile ahead of Sunday's race and part of an effort to promote diabetes awareness along with driver Charlie Kimball.Both Wilkins and Kimball have diabetes, and both serve as spokesman for Novo Nordisk, which also sponsors Kimball's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-08-15/jeff-gordon-shatters-track
PTSD can lead to heart disease

...Some of the stress hormones also increase insensitivity to insulin and put people at greater risk of diabetes and metabolic syndrome, where diabetes, obesity and heart disease seem to interact to worsen health. That already affects about a quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/ptsd-can-lead-heart-disease
SC Medicaid dealing with application backlog

...asked if they have a disability that interferes with their daily activities. But people can have a chronic condition, such as diabetes and asthma, that impacts daily living without fitting the Social Security Administration definition of a disability, agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-08-11/sc-medicaid-dealing-appl
Study shows many overweight children see their size as normal

...experts say such findings are reason for concern because obese children who permanently settle into an unhealthy physique face diabetes and other health problems later in life.The new report comes from a gold-standard federal survey that not only interviews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-22/study-shows-many-overweight-
Fat camps offer pets 'pawlates' to slim down

...a veterinarian and founder of the Association of Pet Obesity Prevention in Calabash, N.C. Overweight pets can suffer diabetes, joint problems, heart disease and decreased life expectancy, just like obese people, he said.Most luxury pet hotels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-07-19/fat-camps-offer-pets-pawlates-slim-
Ga. low in breastfeeding, report says

...risk of becoming obese later in childhood.For mothers, breastfeeding reduces the risks of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease."The research on the superiority of breast milk compared to formula is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-05/ga-low-breastfeeding-report-
Faith Calendar

...650-7860MOUNT PLEASANT BAPTIST, GROVETOWN: Community health fair 8 a.m. Saturday, July 19, seminar on mental health, obesity, diabetes, women's health and substance abuse; blood pressure check; Back to School Blast 10 a.m. Saturday, July 26; summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-07-18/faith-calendar
Green tea lozenge helps dry mouth

...chronic dry mouth at some point, often from medications they are taking such as in chemotherapy, or from diseases such as diabetes or an autoimmune disease called Sjogren's syndrome, where the immune system mistakenly attacks the salivary glands.EGCG...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/green-tea-lozenge-helps-dry-