diabetes

This is the third story in a series from the Health & Wealth desk on Healthy Nevada

Dr. Kristi Crymes is a family medicine doctor at the Nevada Medical Clinic. Crymes came up from Springfield three years ago to work in Vernon County, which has some of the state’s poorest health rankings. In 2010 the obesity rate in Vernon County was 30 percent. The incidence of adult diabetes has hung around 11 percent for the past 3 years. 

Mo. hospital group charts admission improvements

Oct 24, 2013
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The Missouri Hospital Association says there has been a decline in the number of hospital admissions for preventable issues.

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The Capitol Region Medical Center kicks off a new program to help its diabetic patients. The program works with area restaurants to provide a diabetic detailed menu to customers. Capitol Region Medical Center Dietitian Sarah Burbee heads the program.

Why 10,000 steps might save your life

Mar 7, 2012
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Everyone knows exercise helps you lose weight, build up muscles, and fit in the swimsuit next summer. But why, exactly, does it lower your risk of diabetes? In this Health & Wealth update, MU researchers look into the relationship between inactivity and spikes in blood sugar that can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.