Tag: diabetes

Uncontrolled diabetes could be due to thy thyroid

Uncontrolled diabetes could be due to thy thyroid

| April 20, 2016

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. During my practice of medicine in the ’hood, my family and I lived above my office. They participated in helping me to give service to my neighbors and patients. My wife was my sidekick and kept things on an even keel. My children cleaned and kept the office in top […]

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Health tips from ‘Jarviseutics’

Health tips from ‘Jarviseutics’

| April 12, 2016

Dear Friends, Take two turmeric capsules with a bit of black pepper (which contains piperine to enhance absorption) and a 5,000 IU capsule of D3 morning and night until  herpes outbreaks and symptoms stop; and the mother herpes virus MHV is possibly killed. Then get examined and tested by a physician. Turmeric is very possibly […]

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Don’t become a meat head by eating too much meat

Don’t become a meat head by eating too much meat

| March 23, 2016

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Definition of “Meat Head:” Uninformed and ignorant. The average person in America and across the world consumes the flesh of at least 100 million animals a year to satisfy their taste for meat. The average American eats approximately 220 pounds of meat yearly. Just think, of how many fat-laden hamburgers […]

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For communities of color, fight against diabetes far from over

For communities of color, fight against diabetes far from over

| December 28, 2015

By Patricia Maryland NNPA News Wire Guest Columnist Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the rate of new cases of diabetes in the United States declined by about 20 percent from 2008 to 2014. This represents the first sustained decrease in diagnosis since the disease emerged as a major threat to […]

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Spotlight on Wesley McGhee and his big, beautiful heart

Spotlight on Wesley McGhee and his big, beautiful heart

| October 7, 2015

By Jeanie Summervillle What’s up, babies? In this thing called life, it pleases me so to bring smiles upon all of your beautiful faces by shining the spotlight on you and all that you do, in the name of love.  And, on that note, this week’s spotlight is about a man and his journey through […]

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Black Barbershop Initiative provides free screenings, raises awareness

Black Barbershop Initiative provides free screenings, raises awareness

| April 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Commission on African American Males in conjunction with the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) hosted the fifth annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative on Saturday, April 11, at 10 barbershops throughout Fort Wayne. Volunteer nurses, nursing students and community volunteers were stationed at each barbershop location […]

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Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

| February 24, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I have never been to a family gathering, church dinner, birthday party or dinner-dance, where a high calorie meal wasn’t followed by a higher calorie sweeter than sweet dessert. This combination of foods and desserts seems to get folks up into an “electric slide” attitude, thinking that they will burn […]

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Get and stay healthy—Go Red

| February 11, 2015

By Denise Jordan FORT WAYNE—National Wear Red Day was Friday, Feb. 6.  On that day, women across the country donned their red dresses to bring awareness to women’s heart health.  I was one of those women.  Why?  Because the Go Red movement is important.  It’s important to me and its important to women. Why all […]

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Put your teeth into diabetes

Put your teeth into diabetes

| July 22, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. MPH When I was a student at Boy’s High School in Brooklyn, I worked for Singer and Fritzhand Dental Laboratory from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. My duties were to deliver dentures and to clean up the plaster splattered on the surfaces in the lab and on the floor. Before […]

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Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

Diabetes with a touch of cinnamon

| July 2, 2014

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I have never been to a family gathering, church dinner, birthday party or dinner-dance, where a high calorie meal is followed by a higher calorie sweeter than sweet dessert. This combination of foods and desserts seems to get folks up into an “electric slide” attitude, thinking that they will burn […]

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