Tag Archives: diabetes

  • Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Blames Hypoglycemia for Head on Collision

    Aug 14, 14 by K.B. Rapp, M.D. 2 Comments


    *Councilman and former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry is out of Howard University Hospital after causing a minor head-on collision on August 2nd.  He was driving on D.C.’s Pennsylvania Ave. at 9:13 pm that night, when he crossed the median and collided head on with another driver.  The seventy-eight year old Barry was then hospitalized overnight […]

  • Metformin Works Extremely Well for African American Diabetes Sufferers

    Jun 17, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *(Via TechTimes) – People respond differently to drugs. Some individuals, for instance, experience improvement in health much faster than others who take the same medication and it appears that this holds true even with the diabetes drug Metformin. Metformin is often prescribed as a first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes patients but the clinical trials […]

  • Health Alert! Why Diabetes is 1,000% More Serious For Minorities

    Apr 23, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *There is an old expression that says you can pick your friends but you can’t pick your family.  It’s true; a family is something you are born into. The same is true for health issues. Many health problems are inherited from our parents or other family. Diabetes is one of those health issues that can […]

  • One of Usher’s Sons Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes

    Apr 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 6 Comments


    *“The Voice” host Carson Daly interviewed the show’s judges Adam Levine, Usher Raymond, Blake Shelton, and Shakira for the “Today” show this morning, and Usher got personal, saying this past year has been a particularly rough. “I lost my grandmother, my son was diagnosed as being a type one diabetic. It has definitely been a […]

  • B.B. King Was Off his Meds When Booed in St. Louis

    Apr 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Blues icon B.B. King has revealed he was off his diabetes medication earlier this month when he delivered a subpar concert performance in Missouri. The guitarist, 88, left audience members at St. Louis’ Peabody Opera House disgruntled on April 4 after singing just eight complete songs and interrupting his set with musical snippets and long […]

  • Ruben Studdard Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes on ‘Biggest Loser’

    Oct 24, 13 by Cory Alexander Haywood 2 Comments


    *Ruben Studdard might wanna lay off the value menu for a while. He’s off to a good start participating in this season of NBC’s “Biggest Loser.” However, in Tuesday night’s episode, the former “American Idol” winner was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. According to the show’s medical expert, Studdard’s insulin level, average blood sugar and […]