DULUTH, Minn. — When Kay Henricksen was diagnosed at age 10 with Type 1 diabetes, both she and her parents soon started to encounter the misconceptions.
GREAT FALLS — An annual survey of U.S. health ranks Montana 22nd in the nation overall, which is an improvement by one spot from the previous year.
Estimates project that as many as one in three American adults will have diabetes in 2050 unless we make important lifestyle changes to improve our health. Diabetes already affects nearly 30 million Americans. Another 86 million adults in the United States have prediabetes, with higher than …
CASPER, Wyo. — Mary Engleman’s choices lay clearly before her.
The Billings Clinic Diabetes Center is holding a free session called "Getting control of your health: diabetes prevention" presented by Dr. Jeanne Ortiz and registered dietitian Therese Hrncirik.
Magnus Johnson got a jump on a business career years before he was old enough to drive. His company, MagMHJ LLC, is a technology company that specializes in website development and other services.
Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard that bariatric surgery can cure diabetes. Is that true?
A new study suggests that too little exercise, rather than overeating may be at the root of America’s obesity epidemic.
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am going to have bariatric surgery. What can I do to make sure that I will be successful after my surgery?
LARAMIE, Wyo. — A University of Wyoming spin-out business has received a $150,000 research grant to improve the effectiveness of drugs that may potentially help diabetes and cancer patients.
WASHINGTON — In September 1958, a future columnist, then 17, was unpacking as a college freshman when upperclassmen hired by tobacco companies knocked on his dormitory door, distributing free mini-packs of cigarettes. He and many other aspiring sophisticates became smokers. Six years later —…
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am thinking about working on some weight loss and even considering bariatric surgery, but I’m just not sure. How can I decide?
Watch out. Someone in your family may be trying to kill you.
Addictive substances are usually found naturally, growing in the parts of a plant. Once humans realize they like a certain substance, they decide to cultivate the plant producing it. Humans then devise ways to extract the substance, refining it to its purest, most potent form.
Her friends remember Di Ann Clouse as "stubborn," "sassy" and "dedicated."
St. Vincent Healthcare is hosting a Diabetes Wellness Fair on Nov. 19 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mansfield Health Education Center.
Dr. Fred Gunville, the director of pediatric diabetes at Billings Clinic, said nearly anyone with Type 1 diabetes is a candidate for an insulin pump.
Friends of Di Ann Clouse, who died as a result of Type 1 diabetes in August, gather together and sign a final draft of the Di Ann Clouse “Deez Nutz” Diabetes Endowment at the Billings Clinic Research Center Friday afternoon. Signing are, from left, Levi Wicks, Clint Hull, Robin Wicks, Sean B…
Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard that bariatric surgery can cure diabetes; is that true?
The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services is sponsoring the 16th annual Diabetes Professional Conference on Oct. 17-18 at the Crowne Plaza in Billings. This year's theme is "‘Full Spectrum Diabetes Care."