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  • Casey Johnson died of diabetes-related condition, L.A. County coroner says

     
    Heiress Casey Johnson died of diabetic-related complications, the L.A. County coroner's office said Thursday. The 30-year-old heiress to the Johnson & Johnson empire and daughter of New York Jets owner Woody Johnson died Jan. 4 at her Westside home....
  • Computer program paves way for artificial pancreas

     
    A newly developed computer program merges the operations of continuously implanted glucose sensors and insulin pumps in diabetics, bringing researchers closer to an artificial pancreas that could provide much better control of insulin levels, minimizing...
  • Book Review: 'The Big Breakfast Diet' by Daniela Jakubowicz

     
    With its cartoon book cover and high-concept premise, "The Big Breakfast Diet" looks and sounds like a gimmick. Eat a breakfast of up to 3,000 calories -- loading up on protein, sweets and starches -- and watch the pounds disappear?......
  • First Lady Michelle Obama takes heat for naming Sasha, Malia in campaign against childhood obesity

     
    The cause is unassailable. One in three American kids, about 25 million, are obese or overweight. Obesity-related diseases cost the healthcare system $150 billion a year. And the rate of obesity in kids tripled in the United States between 1980......
  • Watch out, readers, Gary Hall Jr. is back

     
    I was fortunate to submit coverage of the Beijing Olympics to the Los Angeles Times website and it is my great privilege to be covering the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.In the world of journalism I'm known as a triple......
  • The demigod (dis)advantage for Shaun White

     
    Shaun White was on my TV set the other night, clowning around. Because that's what he does. What a great job that guy has. He makes around $10 million a year to skateboard and snowboard, and do whatever else he......
  • Gary Hall Jr.: How about a judging system for the opening ceremony?

     
    If you decide to go to the Olympics, bring your passport. Ask me why I drove from Seattle to Vancouver, Canada, twice today and I'll tell you a funny story about memory loss and the road. I made it through.......
  • Gary Hall Jr.: What are the winner and loser winter sports?

     
    What are the winner and loser winter sports? It’s the Olympics and there are winners and losers determined in the sports being contested; why not have winner and loser sports? There’s some guy out there who came in last place......
  • Gary Hall Jr.: Kris Freeman is an inspiration

     
    As Kris Freeman prepares for what arguably is one of the most stressful environments known to man, the challenge of managing his blood sugar level increases. For those of us living with diabetes, we all know that stress can wreak......
  • How risky are those genetic risk factors for heart disease, anyway?

     
    Hardly a day goes by without word that Gene X has been linked to Disease Y. (As in, people with the vanilla version of the ICECREAM gene are 20% more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than people with the......
  • A quarter of new prescriptions go unfilled, study finds

     
    More than a quarter of new prescriptions are unfilled, especially when the drugs are for symptomless conditions, researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital have found. Physicians have long been concerned that many patients fill new...