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'Hanging loose on healthcare:' Denied before, more than 133,000 apply for Medicaid under expansion – WAVY-TV

PETERSBURG, Va. — Pens were in the hands of every person in the room at Southside Regional Medical Center on Friday, as Virginians signed up for coverage they’ve never had before.  “I’m at the prime age that anything can happen,” Debbie Nash, of Prince George County, said.  Nash tried to apply for Medicaid coverage a… Read More »

Type-2 diabetes signs 'detectable years before diagnosis'

Image copyright Getty Images The warning signs of type-2 diabetes may be detectable 20 years before the disease is diagnosed, researchers say. Elevated fasting blood sugar levels and insulin resistance were seen in people years before they developed pre-diabetes, often a pre-cursor to type-2, a study found. The findings suggest interventions to stop the disease… Read More »