Diabetes http://wkms.org en UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts http://wkms.org/post/uk-study-hazardous-waste-impacts <p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; line-height: 1.5;">The University of Kentucky will use a $12 million federal grant to reduce the negative health and environmental impacts found at hazardous waste sites.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif;">UK Superfund Research Center According to Director Bernie Hennig, lab studies are indicating healthy individuals stand a better chance of warding off contaminants.<o:p></o:p></span></p><p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 14:00:50 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 41358 at http://wkms.org UK Study on Hazardous Waste Impacts Father Devises A 'Bionic Pancreas' To Help Son With Diabetes http://wkms.org/post/father-devises-bionic-pancreas-help-son-diabetes An alarm sounds on Ed Damiano's night stand in the middle of the night. He jumps out of bed and rushes into his son's room next door.<p>His son, David, has Type 1 diabetes. The 15-year-old sleeps hooked up to a monitor that sounds an alarm when his blood sugar gets too low. If it drops sharply, David could die in his sleep.<p>"The fear is that there's going to be this little cold limb, and I screwed up. It's all on me," Damiano says.<p>But when he touches David's hand, he's warm. He's OK. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:49:05 +0000 Rob Stein 41324 at http://wkms.org Father Devises A 'Bionic Pancreas' To Help Son With Diabetes 'By 2050 1 in 3 Adults Will Have Diabetes' American Diabetes Association Tells Legislature http://wkms.org/post/2050-1-3-adults-will-have-diabetes-american-diabetes-association-tells-legislature <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Health advocates believe a growing number of local prevention programs will help reduce the number of </span>Kentuckians<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who suffer with diabetes.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:57:42 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 38057 at http://wkms.org 'By 2050 1 in 3 Adults Will Have Diabetes' American Diabetes Association Tells Legislature Former Murray Banker Joins National Board of Directors of Diabetes Research Institute Foundation http://wkms.org/post/former-murray-banker-joins-national-board-directors-diabetes-research-institute-foundation <p>In 1994 the surprising diagnosis that their two-year old son Will had type -1 diabetes drew Harold and Kelly Doran of Murray to the Diabetes Research Institute. Harold Doran joined the Institute’s National Board of Directors in 2005 and was appointed its chair last year.&nbsp;Doran tells Kate Lochte how a surprising diagnosis in 1994 led his family to the Institute and their support for it.</p><p> Thu, 29 Nov 2012 18:54:11 +0000 Kate Lochte 25084 at http://wkms.org Former Murray Banker Joins National Board of Directors of Diabetes Research Institute Foundation