Miriam E. Tucker

Miriam E. Tucker appears in the following:

Panel Says Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Is A Disease, And Renames It

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

"Systemic exertion intolerance disease" might not fall trippingly off the tongue, but an Institute of Medicine panel says it better matches the symptoms. The disease, they say, is real.


Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas

Friday, January 30, 2015

It's not easy to build machines that control sugar as well as a human pancreas, but the technology is getting a lot better. The goal is to liberate people on insulin from constant vigilance.


Tight Control Of Type 1 Diabetes Saves Lives, But It's Tough

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Keeping blood sugar under control reduces the risk of early death for people with Type 1 diabetes, a study finds. But keeping that tight control can be hard, even for people with good health care.


Hey, Miss Idaho, Is That An Insulin Pump On Your Bikini?

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sierra Sandison couldn't imagine how she would hide an insulin pump during beauty pageants. So she decided to show it off for the Miss Idaho pageant. She won. Type 1 diabetics say they won, too.


Does Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Need A New Name?

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The Institute of Medicine is reviewing how chronic fatigue syndrome is diagnosed. But some patients and doctors say the one of the biggest problems is the name itself. The hallmark symptom is not fatigue, they say, but a physical and mental crash after even mild exercise.