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HEALTH BRIEFS: Diabetes class at pharmacy

VALPARAISO | Fagen Pharmacy this week will host a diabetes education class called Carbohydrate Counting: Your Daily Drills.

March 25, 2014 12:05 am

HEALTH BRIEFS: HealthLinc earns recognition

VALPARAISO | The National Committee for Quality Assurance has endorsed the federally qualified health center HealthLinc as a Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home provider.

March 18, 2014 12:05 am

EDITORIAL: Get moving on improving region's health

For several days last week, The Times reported on the top causes of death in Northwest Indiana. Some of the information might surprise you.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
What's killing the region? 12 years, 24,000 deaths

What's killing the region? 12 years, 24,000 deaths

The biggest cause of death in the region often follows a circuitry of life choices and genetics, with the final kill switch thrown by the victims themselves.

February 15, 2014 10:30 pm
What's killing the region?

What's killing the region?

Many of Northwest Indiana's top killers lurk in our refrigerators, drive-thru lines and convenience stores.

February 15, 2014 10:30 pm Related
Stats show Indiana sinks at health

Stats show Indiana sinks at health

When United Health Foundation released its annual rankings in December, Indiana found itself near the bottom of the list, at No. 41.

January 25, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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IU Health offers diabetes management classes

LA PORTE | Indiana University Health La Porte and Starke hospitals are hosting diabetes management classes for those living with this condition as well as their caregivers.

January 22, 2014 3:29 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Early detection is important for chronic kidney disease

GUEST COMMENTARY: Early detection is important for chronic kidney disease

According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults are estimated to have chronic kidney disease, yet many do not know it. Early signs are hard to detect and are easily missed.

December 31, 2013 12:20 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Poverty takes a huge toll on our region

GUEST COMMENTARY: Poverty takes a huge toll on our region

Twenty years ago, when our region first developed a Quality of Life Indicators Report, the founders of the report recognized the harmful impact poverty has on all who call our region home. The latest version of the report shows that since 2000, the poverty rate has increased in Lake, Porter …

December 22, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: You're responsible for maintaining your health

Beginning Jan. 1, the Affordable Care Act will give millions of newly insured Americans access to health care, many for the first time.

November 17, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: Political obstacles for an unhealthy Indiana

BRIAN HOWEY: Political obstacles for an unhealthy Indiana

As the focus turns from the manufactured shutdown/default crisis in Congress to the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, there is one thing Hoosiers should focus on. Indiana is not a healthy state.

October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Six decades later, Korean War wounds remain

Charles "Mike" Mikovetz wears two pairs of socks to keep his feet warm. Even in the summer.

October 26, 2013 10:43 pm Video Photos

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Diabetes basketball camp opens Monday

SCHERERVILLE | The Moses E. Cheeks Slam Dunk for Diabetes Basketball Camp, which includes coaches from the Chicago Bulls Training Academy, will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Wednesday at Franciscan Omni Health and Fitness Schererville, 221 U.S. 41.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am

Ingalls experts to discuss advanced treatments for diabetic foot ulcers

SOUTH HOLLAND | Diabetes is a disease that is reaching epidemic proportions; approximately 17.9 million Americans have diabetes, and millions more are undiagnosed.

June 07, 2013 7:45 pm

EDITORIAL: NWI health data are vital statistics

Cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer have been ranked among the top health concerns in the region. Sound familiar?

June 02, 2013 12:00 am
Going distance to fight diabetes

Going distance to fight diabetes

Fourth-graders from Eads Elementary School participate in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.

May 20, 2013 12:43 pm
Going distance to fight diabetes

Going distance to fight diabetes

Fifth-graders from Eads Elementary School participate Monday in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.

May 20, 2013 12:43 pm
Going distance to fight diabetes

Going distance to fight diabetes

Fourth-graders from Eads Elementary School participate Monday in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.

May 20, 2013 12:42 pm
Going distance to fight diabetes

Going distance to fight diabetes

Third-graders from Eads Elementary School participate in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes on Monday at the Munster High School track.

May 20, 2013 12:42 pm
Going distance to fight diabetes

Going distance to fight diabetes

Parent Maureen Gaither provides water for Eads Elementary School students as they participate Monday in a Fitness is Fun Walk for Diabetes at the Munster High track.

May 20, 2013 12:42 pm
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