A cure for America’s diabetes crisis lies in early education

Satesh Bidaisee Special to the Valley News The greatest health threat to America’s youth isn’t opioid addiction or cancer – it’s diabetes. The number of children and teens diagnosed with Type 2, so-called “adult” diabetes, increased 5 percent every year between 2002 and 2012. The disease dooms millions of Americans to early deaths. Treating it […]

Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from diabetes

Learn to protect yourself and loved ones from diabetes

There’s an epidemic racing through America at an incredible rate: diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, it’s the fastest-growing disease in the country and the fifth leading cause of death. If the trend continues, one out of three Americans will develop diabetes in their lifetime. Each day, more than 4,000 people are diagnosed with […]

Rugby saves young man’s life

Rugby saves young man’s life

It was 2011 and Sean Booth was just beginning his first season of football. He practiced from 7 to 9 every night, and his parents noticed that he had begun to lose considerable weight and was always thirsty – a problem they attributed to his hard work at practice. A couple of months later, Booth […]

How to lower blood-sugar levels without medication

How to lower blood-sugar levels without medication

Diabetes is a disorder in which the body cannot properly store and use the energy found in food. To be more specific, diabetes compromises the body’s ability to use glucose. According to MediLexicon International, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body wrongly identifies and then attacks pancreatic cells, which causes little […]

How to lower blood-sugar levels without medication

How to lower blood-sugar levels without medication

Diabetes is a disorder in which the body cannot properly store and use the energy found in food. To be more specific, diabetes compromises the body’s ability to use glucose. According to MediLexicon International, type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which the body wrongly identifies and then attacks pancreatic cells, which causes little […]

GOHS Staff Showcase rocks stage for JDRF benefit

GOHS Staff Showcase rocks stage for JDRF benefit

The first annual Great Oak High School Staff Showcase, March 18, was a rousing success as talented teachers and staff came out of the woodwork to perform in a benefit for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The event was conceived and organized by the campus supervisors. “We had been thinking about this for awhile and […]

JDRF 5K walk raises money to battle Juvenile Type 1 Diabetes

Aldo Gonzales Intern A wave of people flooded the area surrounding the Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium to deliver a potent blow to Type 1 diabetes in a JDRF 5K walk on the morning of Saturday, March 7. The event’s goal was to raise money for research development and generate a finer lifestyle for those encumbered by […]