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Dr. Griffin talks about the link between diabetes & kidney failure, and the importance of sleep!

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The primary causes for the high rate of diabetes in the African-American community revolves around poor diet and lack of physical activity. With the proper treatment and care, diabetes can be prevented and/or controlled.

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Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

The “crossroads” were avoided for one Wyoming man when Layzie Bone of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony saved him from diabetic shock, the NY Daily News reports. The rapper witnessed…

Legendary blues musician B.B. King died Thursday night at the age of 89 in his home in Las Vegas. King suffered a series of small strokes as…

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Imprisoned journalist and former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal is in intensive care for treatment of diabetes and is “not doing well,” his family said Tuesday,…

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February is American Heart Month, and Dr. Karla Robinson and Dr. Robert C. Robinson III, from Urban Housecall joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to share…

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James Fortune talks with award-winning actress S. Epatha Merkerson about her role in the nationwide fight for Diabetes awareness! Listening to the Law & Order…

Controversial former Washington D.C. mayor and now Councilman Marion Barry, Jr. (pictured) was released from a local area hospital on Saturday night after being involved in a head-on…