12/05/2013 - 2:09pm

Among diabetes sufferers and those with a diabetic in their household, the critical role of the physician in condition management is most visible, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers. Eight-in-10 indicate their doctor is very or somewhat involved in their own or their household member's diabetes management; half report their doctor is their primary source for condition info — 43% more than those using the second-most common source, health-related web sites.

12/05/2013 - 2:03pm

Making regular doctor appointments is the activity done most often by respondents (78%) to live a healthy life, at least 10 percentage points higher than diet and exercise, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 70% limit alcohol consumption, and 68% monitor their diet.

12/05/2013 - 1:58pm

Regular visits to the doctor, keeping a strict fitness routine and dieting are perceived to be the most important elements in managing and preventing diabetes, according to a recent online survey of more than 500 AccentHealth viewers with diabetes or a family history of diabetes. As many as 94% of respondents visited their doctor regularly, and the same number of respondents exercised regularly. To see more Patient Views, click here.

01/27/2015 - 3:16pm

Call it the point-of-care revolution: The accelerating shift of patients from overcrowded doctors’ offices to accessible, clinically engaged pharmacists and retail clinicians for front-line health-and-wellness services.

 

01/27/2015 - 2:36pm

Albertsons and Safeway have received clearance from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the companies' proposed merger.

01/27/2015 - 2:16pm

Balm Chicky Balm Balm, the only brand of all-natural lip balm to feature "The Friend End" tube, will appear on ABC Television Network’s “Shark Tank” to showcase the product.

01/27/2015 - 2:06pm

Miraculins on Tuesday announced that it will be commencing a pilot program with Lovell Drugs and Pear Healthcare Solutions that will see the placement of the first stand-alone, Scout DS diabetes screening kiosks in Lovell’s retail pharmacy locations in Ontario.

01/27/2015 - 1:43pm

Flu incidence is not ony predominant but still on the rise across Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas.

01/27/2015 - 1:04pm

 The OurPet Co. on Tuesday announced the launch of several new products for its line of Pet Zone cat toys.