VENTNOR — A free vision and eye screening is offered Friday at the Ventnor Library on Atlantic Avenue as part of state and local efforts to reduce blindness.
Cape May County health officials are encouraging residents to take charge of their health by coming to the county’s free annual resource day.
A combination of the cold weather and Thursday’s snowstorm has left at least one South Jersey health provider with a surge in patient cases.
The dinners, parties and sugar-filled treats — those are what some people love most about the holidays. But for the about one-third of the United States population living with diabetes and pre-diabetes, the season presents some tricky circumstances.
Cheryl Farley was so convinced she would die by the time she was in her 70s that she already made arrangements for her house, assets and final wishes.
Patients, providers and visitors at all AtlantiCare locations won’t be able to buy regular sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages on the premises as experts opt for healthier products.
A new federal report indicates diabetes prevention efforts are having an impact nationally, but cases remain high in many areas, including South Jersey.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — If you or someone you know is interested in learning about products and services for disabilities, there’s one place next week that will showcase it all.
Atlantic County will host several free men’s health clinics with screenings, testing and exams to encourage early detection and treatment of preventable health problems among men.
VINELAND—How do you make the state’s unhealthiest counties healthier?
Eugene Allen and John Bettis know what it feels like to struggle with weight issues.
For the more than 29 million Americans living with diabetes, the diagnosis comes with a long list of health complications, which can include hypertension, kidney disease and eye problems.
Cape Regional Medical Center is bringing families, children and teens together Sunday for an off-site diabetic support group event.
It was hard for Kristi DelBene when she lost her mother in 2014. Her mother died young, in her 50s, and DelBene was left without one of her most trusted confidants.
More than half a million people in New Jersey are living with diabetes. The disease has been on a steady rise in the United States for years, and physicians, health officials, educators, pharmacists and manufacturers work together daily to provide people with specialized care.
David Lombrozo was never a good sleeper. "Then I started my own company, and it got worse," said the Marietta, Ga., owner of an information-technology management company. "I got to bed later, got up earlier, wasn't eating well. I gained 15 pounds, which made me snore and woke me up even more."
Got a call from a family member … from his wife actually. She explained that his doctor was concerned about the results from his recent blood tests.
UPPER TOWNSHIP - In a career as a diabetes educator, Cindy Kraemer has seen the growing prevalence of a disease that - if uncontrolled - can take your eyesight, your legs and your life.
When it comes to managing our health, we all know it's a numbers game. We count calories, watch our weight and track how many miles we run.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Food Network star and Southern cookbook author Paula Deen, who a year ago announced she has type 2 diabetes, is sharing her tips on cooking to live a healthier, longer life.
Question: I read so much about type 2 (adult-onset) diabetes being associated with obesity. About 10 years ago, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. However, I weigh just 98 pounds and am 5 feet tall with a small frame. My age is 80 and I'm still very active. Can you explain why I developed…
Question: When are they going to have a better way of preparing for a colonoscopy? My doctor keeps reminding me I need one, but it seems like such a hassle! - F.P., Tacoma, Wash.
MINNEAPOLIS - Michelle Beaulieu was browsing through herbs and fresh vegetables one recent morning at the Midtown Farmers Market - one of six Minneapolis markets where shoppers can use electronic benefit cards and get a $5 Market Bucks subsidy to buy local produce.
Kabobs with a mixture of seafood and colorful vegetables make a quick, flavorful dinner.
A pair of landmark studies demonstrated weight-loss surgery may be the best solution for Type 2 diabetics with poor control over their blood sugar. So, now what?
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?