American Diabetes Assoc. http://wxpr.org en Conference To Focus On Diabetes http://wxpr.org/post/conference-focus-diabetes <p>The 11th Annual Northwoods Diabetes Update Conference is set for Tuesday in Minocqua. The conference is designed for healthcare professionals, but the public is invited to attend sessions beginning at 1 p.m. at no charge. The Conference is sponsored by UW-Superior at Reuland's Catering and Conference Center.</p><p>Zona Wick from the Iron County Health Department will talk about Iron county's successful pilot project "Healthy Living With Diabetes". That project focused on issues relating to people who can't naturally control blood sugar...</p><p></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 04:01:00 +0000 Ken Krall 17803 at http://wxpr.org Conference To Focus On Diabetes November: Diabetes Awareness Month http://wxpr.org/post/november-diabetes-awareness-month <p>November was Diabetes Awareness Month. The disease presents itself by not allowing a person to properly digest glucose, causing blood sugar levels to rise. Higher blood sugar levels can cause a number of health-related problems.</p><p>Oneida county numbers show one in nine adults over age 20 has either Type I or Type II diabetes. Forty years from now, that number could grow to one in five.</p> Sat, 30 Nov 2013 15:07:00 +0000 Ken Krall 11349 at http://wxpr.org November: Diabetes Awareness Month