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North Texas 6-Year-Old Helping Perfect Bionic Pancreas

Six-year-old Elise Cunha is an adorable, happy little girl but, keeping her healthy is an around the clock job.

07/18/2014

A nurse collects a blood sample from a patient using a glucometer at a free health clinic on November 1, 2009. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks And Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

04/16/2014

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Dallas Neighborhood Festival Benefits Children’s Organization

There are all types of events happening across North Texas today. In one area of Dallas the Lake Highlands Art & Play Festival offered a number of family friendly events and a race all benefiting one children’s organization.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2013

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J&J Recalls All OneTouch Verio Blood Sugar Meters

Johnson & Johnson is recalling all its OneTouch VerioIQ blood glucose meters in the U.S. because they do not provide a warning when a diabetic’s blood sugar level is dangerously high. Instead, at a certain sugar level, the meters turn off.

03/25/2013

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Is Sugar, The Way It’s Consumed By Americans, Toxic?

If you are what you eat, then what does it mean that the average American consumes 130 pounds of sugar a year? The chances are good that sugar is a bigger part of your daily diet than you may realize which is why this story is so important.

04/02/2012

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Paula Deen: No Regrets In Diabetes Reveal

A month after being widely criticized for revealing she has diabetes — as well as a lucrative endorsement deal for a drug to treat it — Paula Deen says she’s ready to show a lighter side to her famously fatty Southern-style cooking.

02/24/2012

A nurse collects a blood sample from a patient using a glucometer at a free health clinic on November 1, 2009. (credit: NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images)

1 In 10 Adults Could Have Diabetes By 2030

The International Diabetes Federation predicts that at least one in 10 adults could have diabetes by 2030, according to its latest statistics.

11/14/2011

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N. Texas Wife Gives Husband An ‘Anniversary’ Kidney

A North Texas wife is giving her husband a gift he desperately needs and will always treasure — she’s going under the knife to give him one of her kidneys.

CBSDFW.COM–04/21/2011

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Weight Loss ‘Secret’ Could Be Deadly For Diabetics

For years a Plano woman kept a weight loss ‘secret’ to could have cost her her life.

CBSDFW.COM–10/14/2010