Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass researcher seeks to prevent diabetes in mothers

By David Barnstone
October 3, 2012
Filed under Campus News, News

By making a few simple changes in the year following their baby’s birth, one University of Massachusetts researcher thinks mothers may be able to prevent the onset of chronic diseases like diabetes. Lisa Chasan-Taber, a UMass epidemiology professor, has been awarded a five-year, $2.56 million grant to assess the influence of targeted interventions after pregnancy on the development of adul...

Dealing with Diabetes at UMass

By Sam Hayes
November 7, 2010
Filed under Archives

Almost 3 million Americans have Type 1 Diabetes, but only one of them started The College Diabetes Network. University of Massachusetts student Christina Roth started the College Diabetes Network at UMass in the 2010 spring semester and now it has expanded to Harvard University, Pennsylvania State Universit...

New funding for MA diabetes research

By Josh Walovitch, Collegian Staff
November 19, 2007
Filed under Archives

Dr. Alan Schneyer, a senior faculty member at the Massachusetts General Hospital and associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has been awarded a $737,000 research grant. The "Physiologic Roles of Activin and Myostatin Antagonists" grant will provide Schneyer with funds to research ...

Groups raise awareness of diabetes

By Nathan Chomsky-Higgins, Collegian Correspondent
November 20, 2003
Filed under Archives

Yesterday the nursing, nutrition, and exercise science departments came together to raise awareness for diabetes, a disease that is growing in frequency, especially among children and young adults. "It used to be just an adult onset disease, but now we're seeing Type II diabetes in elementary-aged children" sa...

Music legend Johnny Cash dies of complications from diabetes

By John Gerome, Associated Press
September 14, 2003
Filed under Archives

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Johnny Cash, a towering musical figure whose rough, unsteady voice championed the downtrodden and reached across generations with songs like "Ring of Fire," "I Walk the Line" and "Folsom Prison Blues," died Friday. He was 71. Cash, known as "The Man in Black," died at 2 a.m. in...

The truth about gluten

The truth about gluten

By Ally Littlefield, Collegian Correspondent
February 21, 2018
Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Scrolling Headlines

What is gluten, and is it bad’ for you?

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Letter: Addressing solutions in nursing home care

Letter: Addressing solutions in nursing home care

By Opinion & Editorial Staff
February 20, 2018
Filed under Archives, Columns, Letters to the Editor, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Dr. David Grabowski’s talk doesn’t cover the most important aspects of an integrative model of care.

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Why I went vegan

Why I went vegan

By Cassie McGrath, Collegian columnist
February 14, 2018
Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines

Cassie McGrath discusses the health and environmental benefits of going vegan.

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Calorie cards or not, diners should eat smart

Calorie cards or not, diners should eat smart

By Morgan Reppert
October 12, 2017
Filed under Archives, Columns, Opinion, Scrolling Headlines, Student Life

As a child, I learned very early on that cigarettes would lead to devastating health issues and even death. I was taught how the large cigarette corporations were evil and fixated on endangering the well-being of American citizens for profit. I instinctively held my breath when I passed someone smok...

Sugar you don’t know you’re eating

Sugar you don’t know you’re eating

By Nicholas Remillard
September 12, 2017
Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Headlines, Health&Wellness, Lifestyle, Scrolling Headlines

The United States is ranked among the most overweight countries in the world, and that reputation does not come without a prolonged pattern of behavior. The average American eats poorly, not consuming enough vitamins and minerals, and consuming too much fat, carbs, protein and—most of all—sug...

Death to false nostalgia

Death to false nostalgia

By Nate Taskin
September 4, 2017
Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Headlines, Scrolling Headlines

A childhood bedroom. A first kiss. Mac and cheese that tastes just like how Mom made it. A movie that’s just as good as the first time you watch it. Nostalgia, derived from the Greek words “nostos” (homecoming) and “altos” (pain), can be a wonderful thing. The ecstasy that comes when a mem...