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Allan Adler

Allan P. Adler is one of the few people who can say he got his start in journalism in the rural community of Bad Axe, Michigan. The native son acquired diverse experience in reporting and photography at his hometown newspaper, The Huron Daily Tribune. From Bad Axe, Allan moved on to The Oakland Press in Pontiac, where he worked for more than 33 years in every area of the newsroom, doing copy desk work, reporting and serving in management. He then joined the Detroit News as an editorial page writer. He and his wife, Mary, love spending time with their blended family. They have five sons, one daughter and 12 grandchildren. Allan also enjoys reading and gardening.

Allan Adler

Posts from Allan Adler

New insulin pump shows big promise

MinMed 670G system requires minimal user interaction.

Tan fácil como uno, dos y tres…cuatro, y cinco

Esta lista de lo que debe (y no debe) hacer podría mejorar su salud—no tiene que hacerlo todo a la vez. Impleméntelos poco a poco y goce de los beneficios.

Study: Daily soda could up diabetes risk

Dietitian agrees excessive soda consumption is problematic, but adds that study's findings need further research.

A1C has earned its ‘A’

Improved accuracy and standards have landed the 12-week diabetes test a prominent place in the toolbox.

Nap attacks?

Daytime snoozing may increase the risk of hypertension, but expert says there's more to it than that.

Study links low testosterone, diabetes

What the men in your life should know about this connection may be surprising.

Patient Story

Deadly deception

Heart attacks strike both sexes, but women should be especially careful—the warning signs can be subtle.

Patient Story

Program bolsters Rx safety, savings

Medication therapy management can give patients an added layer of assurance when they're taking multiple prescription drugs.

As easy as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

This list of "do's and don'ts" can lead to improved health—but you don't need to tackle them all at once. Small steps reap big rewards.

Patient Story

Minimally invasive, maximum results

Terry Compagner gets back on the golf course and back to life after 1.5-hour back surgery.

Patient Story

The sound of success

Required testing detects hearing problems at birth, leading to earlier intervention and better outcomes.

Non-epileptic seizures or epilepsy?

When misdiagnosed, psychogenic seizures can leave a patient feeling hopelessly frustrated.