Nearly 24 million Americans are living with diabetes today. Diabetes develops when insulin—a hormone that helps glucose from digested food nourish cells in the body—is in short supply or is not functioning properly. In diabetics, unused glucose builds up in the blood stream to higher than normal levels.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—While Daniela DeFronzo may work in a hospital, as a music therapist it’s highly unlikely may ever have to save a life there.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The thyroid is tiny but diseases of this very significant gland affect millions. As many as 27 million Americans may have some form of thyroid disease, according to Dr. Jeffrey R. Garber, president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.
MADISON, Wis.—The human body is composed of about 70 percent water.
Take that as a hint.
CLARK– Residents of Clark have an opportunity to join the movement to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by participating in Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3), an historic study that has the potential to change the face of cancer for future generations.
PERTH AMBOY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has announced a number of classes, support groups and community events for the remainder of the month of March.
EDISON—A new program on healthy eating is being offered by Middlesex County College this spring. This non-credit series of classes meets at Eno Terra Restaurant in Kingston in March and April.
March is here and spring break is just around the corner for most students across the country. Many are anxious to escape the cold weather and shed some layers of clothing.
PERTH AMBOY—A Cathedral Leadership Conference on HIV/AIDS is scheduled for Saturday, March 13, from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Cathedral International, Cornerstone Complex, 205 Smith Street, Perth Amboy.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new study by a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration economist estimates the total economic impact of foodborne illness across the nation to be a combined $152 billion annually.