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Illness

One-third of Americans are in danger of developing kidney disease, but many don't know the risk factors

Kidney disease risk factors

Senior Health

Cataracts among several eye conditions linked to increased dementia risk

Dementia Eye Conditions

Senior Health

IBX Medicare Advantage members can receive free in-home screenings for colon cancer, kidney disease

Independence in-home testing

Adult Health

Just three nights of little sleep can negatively affect your health, data shows

Sleep deprivation and our health

Illness

Acute COVID-19 cases can lead to diabetes, studies show

Diabetes COVID-19

Healthy Eating

Most Americans are not getting enough dietary fiber — here's how to add it to your diet

High fiber diet

Men's Health

'Male menopause?' How reduced testosterone affects men as they age

Low testosterone men

Women's Health

Poorly managed gestational diabetes can lead to complications for mom and baby

Controlling gestational diabetes

Prevention

More people need to know the signs of a stroke — especially those at high risk, Philly docs say

Stroke signs

Adult Health

Barriers to specialty care may be causing disparities in use of diabetes drug, Penn study finds

Diabetes drugs

Children's Health

Managing diabetes 'more important than ever' for children amid the pandemic

Children's diabetes covid-19

Adult Health

Younger and middle-aged Americans are dying at higher rates, study shows

Life Expectancy

Mental Health

Prediabetes may expedite mental decline – and millions of Americans have it

Prediabetes can affect the brain

Wellness

Diabetes drug helped obese patients lose 15% of their body weight, study shows

diabetes semaglutide weight study

Healthy Eating

Artificial sweetener saccharin doesn't increase diabetes risk, researchers say

Artificial sweeteners in diet soda

Healthy Eating

A high-fiber diet does a whole lot more than relieve constipation

Fiber health benefits

Prevention

Virtual diabetes prevention programs available during COVID-19 pandemic

Diabetes prevention programs

Prevention

'Our Community, Our Health' campaign providing free health screenings to Philly's African American residents

Health Screenings IBC

Adult Health

Well City Challenge seeks innovative ideas to improve millennial health

Well City Challenge

Illness

Not pandemic-proof: Insulin copay caps fall short, fueling underground exchanges

Insulin Underground Exchanges

Women's Health

Women often don't receive aggressive care for heart attacks – unlike men

Women Heart Attacks Signs

Illness

Penn researchers advance potential cure for type 1 diabetes

Penn Diabetes Islet

Children's Health

Youth with diabetes more likely to stick to CGM if they're involved in the decision, CHOP study finds

Youth CGM devices

Adult Health

Cinnamon supplements may slow advancement of type 2 diabetes

Cinnamon supplement type 2 diabetes

Adult Health

Underlying medical conditions put half of U.S. adults at risk of severe COVID-19

adults covid 19 risk.jpg

Women's Health

More women are choosing to delay having children until their 40s — but the choice isn't without risks

Pregnancy after 40

Adult Health

Colorectal cancer risk factors increasing among millennials

colorectal cancer risk factors

Adult Health

Stress relief a 'forgotten component' of managing type 2 diabetes

Stress and blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

Adult Health

Metabolic syndrome increasing among millennials at 'alarming' rate

Signs of Metabolic Syndrome

Women's Health

Pre-existing conditions may be causing more high-risk pregnancies

Millennial women experiencing higher pregnancy complication rates

Children's Health

CHOP retains No. 2 spot in U.S. News' best pediatric hospital rankings

CHOP ranked second by U.S. News

Health Insurance

Insulin is just one factor driving up health care costs for diabetics

Cost of diabetes-related supplies

Wellness

Workplace wellness programs have little impact on overall staff health, study finds

Workplace wellness programs

Women's Health

Earlier diagnosis of gestational diabetes leads to less weight gained during pregnancy, new study finds

gestational diabetes screening

Adult Health

Statins can be the difference between life and death – but they remain underused

Statins Side Effects

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What to know about diabetes

Diabetes blood sugar check

Health News

Penn research signals progress toward future anti-obesity drugs

Obesity Penn Research

Adult Health

Philly's soda tax having little effect on consumption habits, Drexel study finds

Philly Soda Tax Consumption Study Drexel

Adult Health

Minority patients benefit from having minority doctors, but that's a hard match to make

Minority doctor-patient relationship

Women's Health

Struggling to eliminate the sweets? Try getting some more sleep

Poor sleep leads to overeating

Health News

Insulin costs far less on Craigslist – but it's a risky purchase for diabetics, health experts say

Health News

Medtronic recalling 322,000 defective insulin pumps

Medtronic Insulin Pump recall diabetes

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