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By Tehniyet Azam   According to American Diabetes Association, in 2012, 29.1 million Americans were diagnosed with diabetes. This includes all the types of diabetes. About 1.4 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes on average each year. The...

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By Shahneel Ahmed 30.3 million adults in the U.S. currently have diabetes, and in the last 20 years, the number of adults with diabetes has more than tripled. Diabetes is a disease in which your blood glucose levels are too high. Glucose is your body...

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By Julie Doerr, GBUAHN Public Relations The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has announced that the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network (GBUAHN) has received level two NCQA case management accreditation. GBUAHN is the f...

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By Shahneel Ahmed The flu is a contagious viral infection that can spread through the air in droplets when someone with the infection coughs, sneezes, or talks. One can inhale the droplets directly, or the virus can be picked up from an object or surface,...

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By Julie Doerr, GBUAHN Public Relations December 3 -9, 2017 is National Influenza Vaccination Week, and the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network (GBUAHN) wants to let the public know that it’s not too late to vaccinate. At this time...

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By Tehniyet Azam According to the Center of Disease Control, the flu attacks the lungs, nose, and throat of its victims. Young children, older adults, pregnant women, and people with chronic disease or weak immune systems are at high risk for infection. C...

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By Tehniyet Azam According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye...

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By Mark Ryan Unresponsive, bed bound and breathing with the aid of an oxygen mask, it looked like the elderly man’s days were numbered. He hadn’t opened his eyes or spoken in two days in the intensive care unit at Buffalo General Medical Center. Ch...

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By Kristie Hanson Lisa Rood, former Department of Senior Services employee, worked for many years with individuals who were caring for loved ones. She quickly noticed that dementia caregivers did not have time to read the literature about the disease, ...

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By Katy Siwirski For many years, doctors thought the connection between mental health and heart health was strictly behavioral. Chemical factors that cause mental health issues can trigger heart problems. There is a growing belief that there is a bioc...

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