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."
Edd Schultz is a believer — in hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Dr. Timothy Dernbach examines Edd Schultz’s foot during an exam at St. Vincent Healthcare’s Wound Healing Center. Schultz credits hyperbaric oxygen therapy for saving his right foot and leg below the knee from amputation.
Emerging research is finding that the first two feet of the intestine are no small thing when it comes to weight management.
They still tend scraped knees and check for fevers.
HELENA — The worst thing about having type 1 diabetes, William Matz says, is missing out on the birthday treats his classmates bring to school. The 9-year-old Four Georgians fourth-grader can handle the four finger pricks a day to test his blood sugar and four insulin shots a day. After eigh…
Diabetes assaulted Edd Schultz’s body for nearly two decades before stealing the circulation in his right foot. His toes grew infected with ulcers and eventually died like autumn leaves.