May 23, 2008 |
THURSDAY, May 22 (HealthDay News) -- Diet and exercise programs for people at high risk for developing diabetes, when followed for six years, can actually delay the development of diabetes for 14 years after the programs end, a new report finds. The report is published in the May 24 special diabetes issue ofThe Lancet. In another study in the same journal issue, Chinese researchers found that intensive therapy with insulin in patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes can help restore the cells in the body that...
January 13, 2012 |
Dear Carolyn: An old friend and I have really changed over the past couple of years. I converted, she became a little more wild. Now, the only thing we have in common is that we are both female, and that we have been friends nearly our whole lives. I really want to be friends again, but, because we don't really share ideals anymore, it might just completely deteriorate if I try to bring our friendship back where it once was. We mainly send each other Christmas cards now, instead...
June 30, 2008
dPeriodically, I find myself wandering the ever-expanding magazine aisles at local newsstands and bookstores. And I'm often overwhelmed by the sheer volume of, well, volumes. You've got mags for every hobby, interest, celeb, fetish, and lifestyle. So when I set out to grab some light reading about light green, I expected to be inundated with options. I stocked up on Band-Aids just anticipating the paper cuts involved in an exhaustive flip-thru of every green-living rag out there.
July 17, 2013 |
Here are two letters in support of maintaining the transit parking system that has evolved over the past few decades. Dear Dr. Gridlock: This letter is in response to the question you posed toward the end of the June 20 column in Local Living, " Is it indeed worthwhile for the region to devote so much prime space to warehousing cars? " I should preface this by saying that I walk to the bus every day to get to work in Silver Spring , so I am not defending any personal...
November 10, 2009
THE QUESTION In the short term, eating more healthfully and losing weight have been shown to be effective at preventing diabetes in people considered at risk for the disease. But does the effect last? THIS STUDY analyzed long-term data on 2,766 adults who had participated in a three-year study that had randomly assigned them to participate in an intensive program of lifestyle changes, to take the diabetes drug metformin or to take a placebo. As a result, the risk for diabetes was reduced by 58 percent among those who made lifestyle...
March 20, 2012 |
S o, how much time do you spend in your car? In Washington, it's a common topic of conversation and a key part of the decision on where to buy a home. In this issue, we take a look at examples where a different kind of lifestyle has been envisioned — in this case, three locations where planners believe people will be more attracted to smaller, denser neighborhoods where you can shop for groceries, go out to dinner and get to work without necessarily getting into a vehicle.