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Longtime diabetes supplier closes shop


When Howard Rich closed his business on May 24, he closed the door on 22 years of serving the tri-county area of Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach-Miami-Dade, Fla.

Diabetes Care Club buys back into game


FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Now that Diabetes Care Club has acquired Priority Diabetes Supply, a contract supplier, the playing field for the national mail-order program has been set, say industry watchers.

A plus or minus for the plus-sized?

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

The American Medical Association (AMA) today endorsed recognizing obesity as a disease, rather than a mere condition.

Medical Supply Liquidators: Open for business


WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Medical Supply Liquidators, an online supplier of diabetic supplies, is celebrating its grand opening, according to a press release.

AASM: CPAP may also improve diabetes


BALTIMORE – Citing a study conducted by researchers at the University of Chicago, physicians at the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) say CPAP treatment may also relieve symptoms of Type 2 diabetes, according to a press release.

Hot stuff? The seed of an idea goes a long way

Monday, June 3, 2013

Despite 90-degree temperatures over the weekend that made us hardy Mainers wilt like so many hothouse flowers, I managed to get my "crops" planted. I planted green and jalapeno peppers and a san marzano tomato plant which was supposed to be a roma plant but I grabbed the wrong kind.

Study: CPAP may benefit those with prediabetes


PHILADELPHIA –Prediabetic patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) saw significant improvement in their glucose levels after CPAP treatment, according to a small clinical trial.

Diabetes Care Club buys contract supplier


FRANKLIN, Tenn. – Diabetes Care Club, a provider of mail-order diabetic test strips owned by Simplex Healthcare, has acquired Jupiter, Fla.-based Priority Diabetes Supply, according to a press release.

There's no app for that

Friday, April 19, 2013

You may recall my brief and failed attempt at using a diabetes app to record stats.

It’s Downhill for Diabetes


American Diabetes Wholesale (ADW) in February sponsored “Downhill for Diabetes,” a fundraiser for diabetes research. The daylong skiing and snowboarding event was held at Pico Mountain Resort in Killington, Vt., and is sponsored by Donations for Diabetes.