Would you know the symptoms of diabetes? Knowledge could mean the difference between life and death. The search for answers brought thousands of people to McCormick place Saturday.
An 80-year-old man from south suburban Blue Island who had dementia died of hypothermia Monday night after leaving his house, authorities said.
Organizers of this year’s “Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes” say 7,000 people turned out on Chicago’s lakefront Sunday.
CBS 2’s Rob Johnson talks with one family that fought for years so that their daughter could take care of her diabetes and stay in the classroom.
Some of your favorite CBS 2 meteorologists, reporters, and anchors will be stepping out for Diabetes this weekend, at two walks to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.
Check out Mary Kay Kleist and Kris Gutierrez at the Farmers Market on Daley Plaza. They are out there to promote healthy eating along with the folks from the American Diabetes Association!
Three years ago, the Illinois General Assembly passed legislation requiring schools to always have someone in the buildings trained to care for a child with diabetes. CBS 2′s Jim Williams reports.
Details on the 2013 Tour De Cure on June 9 to raise money for the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Monica Peek, an assistant professor of internal medicine at the University of Chicago, said, “From the recent findings, the top 11 communities for diabetes death rates, 10 of those are African-American.”
A program on Chicago’s South Side is being touted as a model for the nation in combating the high rate of diabetes in poor neighborhoods.
For diabetics, watching your diet, checking blood sugar levels, and taking medications requires a lot of focus and effort.
Come walk with us at the Step Out walk on Saturday Oct. 20 at Soldier Field in Chicago, benefiting the American Diabetes Association.
CBS 2′s Ed Curran caught up with two participants of the Walk To Stop Diabetes.
CBS 2 is hoping you will join our team to Stop Diabetes!
A summer camp in the far northern suburbs exposes kids to more than just fun and games, it’s also about learning to live a healthy life with diabetes.
They rode for a cure–at the Tour De Cure at Wheaton Warrenville South High school on Sunday.
CBS 2 is riding to raise money to find a cure for diabetes.
It is a difficult diagnosis for anyone to hear, but when a child is diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes, it is truly life-altering for the whole family.