diabetes http://ripr.org en Brown Researcher Invents Diabetes Drug Delivery Method http://ripr.org/post/brown-researcher-invents-diabetes-drug-delivery-method <p>A Brown University engineering professor has been recognized for her work inventing better ways to deliver drugs into the human body, including an innovation that may help diabetics.</p><p></p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 26758 at http://ripr.org Brown Researcher Invents Diabetes Drug Delivery Method Diabetes Rising In RI + A Diabetic Teddy Bear http://ripr.org/post/diabetes-rising-ri-diabetic-teddy-bear <p>On this <a href="http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2013pres/11/20131114a.html">World Diabetes Day</a>, I decided to look into the prevalence of diabetes in Rhode Island and find out whether diagnoses are on the rise. They are, unsurprisingly. Check out this <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/atlas/obesityrisk/44/atlas.html">interactive map </a>from the CDC that shows the increase in diabetes rates over time in each Rhode Island county.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 21:10:48 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24830 at http://ripr.org Diabetes Rising In RI + A Diabetic Teddy Bear How Many "Fun Sized" Candy Bars Are Too Many? http://ripr.org/post/how-many-fun-sized-candy-bars-are-too-many <p>Parents everywhere may be looking forward to dipping into that plastic pumpkin to sneak a Halloween treat tonight – and for several nights to come. Is that so bad?</p><p>Not necessarily, according to Johnson and Wales University pediatric nutrition expert Barbara Robinson. She joined us in the studio to talk about Halloween candy, along with a giant bag of "fun size" treats.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 24028 at http://ripr.org How Many "Fun Sized" Candy Bars Are Too Many? RI Medical Society journal now free, online http://ripr.org/post/ri-medical-society-journal-now-free-online <p>Looking for a little something to read over the long weekend? Try the Rhode Island Medical Society's <a href="http://www.rimed.org/rimedicaljournal-2013-01.asp"><em>Rhode Island Medical Journal</em></a>, now online and totally free.</p><p>Some of the articles are for a scholarly audience, but I found lots of interest and think others who aren't physicians or researchers will, too.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:10:14 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 8793 at http://ripr.org RI Medical Society journal now free, online