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Materials found in high levels in cooked meats may prohibit the body's creation of proteins that protect against Alzhiemer's and diabetes. (Getty Images)

Study: Eating Grilled And Broiled Meat Linked To Alzheimer’s

Agents found in cooked and heated meats can reduce certain proteins that protect against Alzheimer’s and diabetes.

02/26/2014

A recent study suggests firstborn men tend to be heavier than their second-born counterparts. (Getty Images)

Study: Firstborn Males At Greater Health Risk

First born men weighed 15 pounds more than their second-born counterparts.

02/07/2014

File photo of a person filling a cup with soda. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: Sugary Drink Consumption Could Cause 22 Percent Rise In Diabetes Risk

A new study published Wednesday indicates that drinking one sugary beverage per day could increase a person’s risk of eventually having diabetes by as much as 22 percent.

04/25/2013

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Study: First-Born Children At Greater Risk Of Developing Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have learned that first-born children are at greater risk of developing diabetes.

02/13/2013

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Pediatricians Group Issues First-Ever Guidelines For Diabetic Kids

ATLANTA (WAOK) – – For the first time ever, the American Academy of Pediatrics is coming out with specific guidelines for the treatment of children with Type 2 diabetes. They cover kids between ten and […]

WAOK-AM–01/29/2013

File photo of a diabetes patient monitoring his blood glucose. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Diabetes Cases On The Rise In The South

ATLANTA (WAOK) -   A new study shows a rapid rise in the number of diabetes cases in the U.S., especially in the South and in Appalachian states. The study released by the U.S. Centers for […]

WAOK-AM–11/15/2012

File photo of a diabetes patient monitoring his blood glucose. (credit: ELMER MARTINEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

CDC: Diabetes Rates Rocket In Okla., South

The nation’s diabetes problem is getting worse, and health officials say the biggest changes have been in Oklahoma and a number of Southern states.

11/15/2012

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Last Chance To Join Larry Tinsley For Project Health

This Saturday, May 5th, will be your last chance to join Larry Tinsley for the Project Health: Communites of Health Faith Challenge presented by CVS/ Pharmacy! You or your church could particapate in this free health event […]

WAOK-AM–04/29/2012

File photo of Paula Deen as she promotes her book, "Paula's Southern Cooking Bible." (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Paula Deen Reportedly To Announce Diabetes Diagnosis

Celebrity chef Paula Deen, known best for her calorie-intensive culinary offerings, is expected to announce that she has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes.

01/13/2012

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Congressman David Scott Schedules Annual Health Fair

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Congressman David Scott is holding his annual Health Fair this weekend in Atlanta.   Congressman  Scott brings together area hospitals, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and leaders of the healthcare industry to host his annual health […]

08/10/2011

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