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Pharma Cos. And Celebrities Flood DNC Festivities

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.28.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

The klieg lights were on full-strength Wednesday at a star-studded lunch highlighting obesity treatment and, later, a Fergie concert, both put on by the Creative Coalition -- with help from pharma giants like Novo Nordisk -- on the third day of the Democratic National Convention.

What Is Saxenda, the New 'Blockbuster' Weight Loss Medication?

William Anderson, MA, LMHC | Posted 05.21.2016 | Healthy Living
William Anderson, MA, LMHC

There is a new "blockbuster" weight loss drug on the market, Saxenda, and it is available in many U.S. pharmacies this month. It is perhaps the most i...

Diabetes Doesn't Discriminate

Rob Taub | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Rob Taub

(Benny Madrigal - Type I Diabetic) Diabetes doesn't care if you are young or old, rich or poor, happy or sad, short or tall, weak or strong. It does...

FDA Approves An Injection For Obesity, But Doctors Are Skeptical

Reuters | Posted 02.23.2015 | Healthy Living

By Natalie Grover Dec 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. health regulator approved a formulation of Novo Nordisk's diabetes drug, liraglutide, ...

Due Diligence on Diabetes

Rob Taub | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Rob Taub

I'm a regular person with a job, family commitments and time constraints like everyone else. Managing one's own health is a process requiring time and effort, but it's for something very important -- your own well-being.

The Race To Create An Insulin Pill

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Bill Berkrot Oct 9 (Reuters) - An insulin pill, long desired by diabetes doctors and patients but abandoned as not physically viabl...

Diabetes Drug Company Suspends Partnership With Paula Deen

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.28.2013 | Black Voices

In a stunning reversal, pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk announced today that it will "suspend" its partnership with Paula Deen. Novo Nordisk m...

Forgotten Dimension of Diabetes Revealed in DAWN2 Study

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

You can have access to better medicines and tools and yet do little because you haven't got the emotional strength, resilience and support to get up every day and manage this chronic condition.

This May Boost Your Sex Life After Menopause

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.05.2013 | Fifty

Millions of women experience pain during sex following menopause due to hormonal changes, medical and nerve conditions, and depression or other emotio...

Paula Deen's Preventable Marketing Disease

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 01.19.2012 | Business
Sarah O'Leary

Paula is now suffering from the popular perception that money bought her new-found honesty. If money was her motivator, sadly, she missed what would have been a whole grain-fed cash cow.

Paula Deen at the Crossroads: Punch Line or Role Model?

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 03.20.2012 | Home
Nancy Huehnergarth

Could Deen's diabetes diagnosis act as a wake up call to those in denial about the relationship between what you eat and your health?

WATCH: Paula Deen Discusses Diabetes On 'The Chew'

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

On Wednesday afternoon, Paula Deen appeared on "The Chew" to discuss her diabetes announcement. After her appearance on the "Today Show" yesterday, b...

Paula Deen's Diabetes: Are We Getting the Right Message?

Riva Greenberg | Posted 03.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

The blogosphere was thrumming about whether the Food Network's down-home Southern queen, Paula Deen, has Type 2 diabetes. Yes, by now you know she does.

Reactions to Paula Deen's Diabetes Announcement Largely Critical

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 01.19.2012 | Home

After serious rumors starting swirling about Paula Deen's diabetes diagnosis, reactions were swift and of the "well, duh" variety. No one could have b...