Punxsutawney - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held yesterday for the Punxsutawney Community Medical Building. The new facility will provide residents of Punxsutawney and the Jefferson County region with many health and wellness services under one roof. Services will include Outpatient Diagnostic Testing, Imaging services, Laboratory Services,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 survivors are at increased risk of being newly diagnosed with diabetes up to one year after recovering, a new study suggests. Researchers from VA Saint Louis Health Care System found people who recovered from COVID were 40% more likely to develop... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Kids who have recovered from COVID-19 may have an increased risk of developing diabetes, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study, which looked at databases with information for over 2.5 million patients under 18,... Read More.
DuBois, PA – The Free Medical Clinic in DuBois has started up Wellness Wednesday where they provide some preventative care and testing, all for free, of course. The clinic offers free blood pressure tests and diabetic assessments each Wednesday at the clinic. They also have free... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A California mom is sharing a warning for other parents after her 16-month-old son's wet diapers ended in a diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes, a chronic disease. Courtney Moore, of Sacramento, said she began to notice in early July that her son,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two new studies found that Type 2 diabetes appears to have doubled in children amid the COVID-19 pandemic. ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton broke down what's behind the recent increase and what parents need to know. "File this one under... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- There is troubling news for those infected with the COVID-19 virus. New studies have found that the virus may cause diabetes in addition to pneumonia and other health problems. Most people will recover from COVID without longer-term problems, but doctors have noticed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Could there be a link between COVID-19 and type 1 diabetes? Two new studies found that the virus could destroy the cells in the pancreas that make insulin. This decrease in insulin then leads directly to high glucose levels, which causes type... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Once someone who said she felt she had no options, a teenager now has been accepted to more than 50 colleges for the upcoming academic year, according to her high school. Destiny Jackson, 18, ran away from an abusive home in Philadelphia... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Don Muchow just became the first person to run from Disneyland to Disney World. The 59-year-old ultramarathoner decided to run from California to Florida to prove his Type 1 diabetes doesn't hold him back. The "Mouse to Mouse" run was 2,761 miles long... Read More.