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November 11, 2016
Alexandria Area YMCA emphasizes prediabetes risk
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a good time for people to gauge their risk for prediabetes and diabetes and to talk to their doctors. Of the 86 million people with prediabetes, only 10 percent know their condition. In addition to the high risk of developing type 2 diabetes,...
November 11, 2016 - 9:26am
April 1, 2016
Report finds strong link between income, diabetes
A Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) report has found that adult Minnesotans living in households earning less than $35,000 per year are nearly two and a half times more likely to have diabetes than Minnesotans living in households with annual incomes more than $35,000. The diabetes...
April 1, 2016 - 12:00am
November 4, 2015
YMCA puts focus on diabetes prevention
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and the Alexandria Area YMCA is addressing the risks of prediabetes with its Diabetes Prevention Program. An estimated 86 million American adults have prediabetes, a condition in which a person's blood glucose is higher than normal...
November 4, 2015 - 12:00am
May 13, 2015
Living with diabetes
Single mom raising two diabetic kids gets help from Santa’s Elves
May 13, 2015 - 12:00am
July 5, 2013
Hoffman teen to speak about juvenile diabetes
Hailey Stark, 16, of Hoffman will speak to the Brandon community about her life with Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes on Wednesday, July 10 at Lions Park. The evening will start at 6:30 p.m. with a potluck dinner. Stark will speak at 7 p.m. Stark was diagnosed on November 5, 2003, as a...
July 5, 2013 - 12:00am
March 26, 2013
Minnesota's diabetes rates nearly double in 20 years
The Minnesota Department of Health estimates that about 80,000 adults in Minnesota may have diabetes without knowing it. Given the seriousness of the disease, the Minnesota Department of Health is encouraging Minnesotans this Diabetes Alert Day, Tuesday, March 26, to ask themselves...
March 26, 2013 - 7:31am
November 4, 2012
November is National Pet Diabetes Awareness Month
November is National Pet Diabetes Month and BluePearl Veterinary Partners encourages pet owners to become more aware of the signs and symptoms of diabetes. Diabetes is a relatively common disease in which the body doesn't use glucose properly. If left untreated, diabetes is life-threatening....
November 4, 2012 - 2:32pm
April 8, 2011
Free diabetes screening available in Douglas County
Are you at risk for diabetes? One-third of the people with diabetes are unaware they have the disease. Douglas County Lions and Broadway Medical Center are sponsoring the following free diabetes screenings: April 12, 7 to 9 a.m. - Evansville Senior Center. April 14, 7 to 9 a.m....
April 8, 2011 - 12:00am
January 19, 2011
Y launches diabetes prevention program
If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, there is a unique opportunity right in Alexandria to take part in a program that's intended to help delay or prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. Alexandria YMCA is one of 22 sites nationwide selected to offer the...
January 19, 2011 - 12:00am
January 14, 2011
Here's how to cut your risk of diabetes
Did you know that nearly 24 million children and adults in the United States live with diabetes? Another 57 million have prediabetes, putting them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. In Minnesota, one in three people (more than 1.1 million) have prediabetes, including...
January 14, 2011 - 12:00am
October 22, 2010
Presentation shatters insuline myths
A free presentation, "Understanding Insulin: Myths and Realities," will be offered in Alexandria. It will take place Thursday, October 28 from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Alexandria Clinic Sunrise Conference Room. Refreshments will be served. Terry Wiley, who has diabetes, is the presenter....
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
July 17, 2010
Follow these steps to prevent heart disease, stroke
The Minnesota Diabetes and Heart Health Collaborative (MN-DC) is urging the nearly 230,000 people with diabetes in the state to take steps to prevent heart disease and stroke - the leading killers of people with diabetes. The MN-DC hopes that people with diabetes and health professionals...
July 17, 2010 - 11:36am
April 2, 2010
Free diabetes screenings offered
The Douglas County Lions Club is sponsoring the following free diabetes screenings during April, which is Diabetes Awareness Month. Tuesday, April 13, 7 to 9 a.m., Evansville Community Center; Thursday, April 15, 7 to 9 a.m., Pollard Community Center in Osakis. Tuesday,...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
May 6, 2009
Veterinarian from Alexandria joins effort to find cure for diabetes
A veterinarian from Alexandria has joined a non-profit group's effort to find a cure for diabetes. Scott A. Dee, DVM, PhD, a professor of veterinary population medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Minnesota, is the newest member of the Spring Point...
May 6, 2009 - 12:00am
April 8, 2009
Free diabetes screening offered
Douglas County Lions and Broadway Medical Center are sponsoring free diabetes screenings at the following locations, from 7 to 9 a.m.: April 14 - Brandon, Senior Center. April 16 - Osakis, Pollard Community Center. April 21 - Evansville, Senior Center. April 23 - Alexandria, Senior...
April 8, 2009 - 12:00am