diabetes http://tpr.org en Statins Might Not Cause Aching Muscles, But Diabetes Risk Is Real http://tpr.org/post/statins-might-not-cause-aching-muscles-diabetes-risk-real People taking cholesterol-lowering statins often report having muscle pain and other side effects. Many quit taking the pills as a result.<p>But the statins aren't to blame, according to an analysis that found muscle problems no more likely with statins than with a placebo pill.<p>Diabetes is the only harmful side effect linked to statins, the study found, with 3 percent of people on statins being newly diagnosed with diabetes, compared with 2.4 percent of people taking placebos. Thu, 13 Mar 2014 16:00:00 +0000 editor 28200 at http://tpr.org Statins Might Not Cause Aching Muscles, But Diabetes Risk Is Real Diabetes, Cost Of Care Top Health Concerns For U.S. Latinos http://tpr.org/post/diabetes-cost-care-top-health-concerns-us-latinos Latino immigrants in the U.S. say the quality and affordability of health care is better in the U.S. than in the countries they came from, <a href="npr.org/blogs/codeswitch/2014/01/17/263502571/a-new-poll-takes-a-look-at-views-from-latino-america">according to the latest survey by NPR</a>, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. But many report having health care problems.<p>About a third of immigrant respondents (31 percent) said they'd had a serious problem with being able to pay for health insurance in the past 12 months. Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Patti Neighmond 25389 at http://tpr.org Diabetes, Cost Of Care Top Health Concerns For U.S. Latinos Diabetes Gene Common In Latinos Has Ancient Roots http://tpr.org/post/diabetes-gene-common-latinos-has-ancient-roots When it comes to the rising prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, there are many factors to blame.<p>Diet and exercise sit somewhere at the top of the list. Wed, 25 Dec 2013 18:03:00 +0000 editor 24114 at http://tpr.org Diabetes Gene Common In Latinos Has Ancient Roots Metro Health & YMCA Offering Free Diabetes Workshops During November http://tpr.org/post/metro-health-ymca-offering-free-diabetes-workshops-during-november <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is partnering with the YMCA to bring diabetes education to the community, including a</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;free diabetes management program developed by Stanford University.</span></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:29:58 +0000 Eileen Pace 22213 at http://tpr.org Metro Health & YMCA Offering Free Diabetes Workshops During November Study Shows Breakfast Cereal Helps Lower BMI In Children http://tpr.org/post/study-shows-breakfast-cereal-helps-lower-bmi-children <p>A new study using San Antonio children shows that eating cereal with whole milk provides them with more nutrients and smaller waistlines as opposed to other breakfast foods.</p><p>The study used about 600 boys and girls from family incomes of less than $24,000 and followed them as they progressed from the fourth through the sixth grades. Every year it took 72 hours of a child’s diet to determine the effects of the different types of breakfast.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:41:40 +0000 Joey Palacios 6969 at http://tpr.org Study Shows Breakfast Cereal Helps Lower BMI In Children