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Diabetes

Padgett undergoes successful transplant

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video The Wilmington City Council had a full docket at their Tuesday meeting, but instead of talking dollars and cents the biggest announcement was about the health of a councilwoman. Full story...
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FDA cracks down on illegal diabetes remedies

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The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on more than a dozen companies that market illegal treatments for diabetes, ranging from bogus dietary supplements to prescription drugs sold online without a prescription. Full story...
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Medicare: Cost-saving changes coming for diabetics

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Medicare begins a major change next month that could save older diabetics money and time when they buy crucial supplies to test their blood sugar. Full story...
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Studies: Surgery can put diabetes into remission

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New research provides clear proof that weight-loss surgery can reverse and possibly cure diabetes. Doctors say it should be offered sooner to more people with the disease - not just as a last resort. Full story...
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Insurers must cover birth control with no copays

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Also to be covered without copays are breast pumps for nursing mothers, an annual "well woman" physical, and screening for the virus that causes cervical cancer and for diabetes during pregnancy. And, plans will have to cover counseling on domestic violence, as well as other services. Full story...
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Making a world of difference for diabetes

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video Why did the guy with a big globe walk across the country? To raise awareness for diabetes. During your commute this week, you may see Erik Bendl walking with his dog and a huge globe. He's been walking along US 17 in Brunswick county all day with no intention of stopping. Full story...
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Lawmakers put together measures to help those with diabetes

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videoFor most, being diagnosed with diabetes can be a tough pill to swallow. Thousands across the state battle the disease and lawmakers are trying to help. Full story...
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New diabetes education program in Brunswick County

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videoDiabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Brunswick County's Health Department is taking steps to fight the disease in our area. Full story...
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