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Hustling Hope: San Diego doctor runs controversial diabetes clinic

Hustling Hope: San Diego doctor runs controversial diabetes clinic

Just about every Tuesday morning around 7:30, John McCreary of Poway can be found waiting for Dr. James Novak’s office to open. Almost always, McCreary said, he’s the first one there. Novak’s practice is listed as the only one in the San Diego area offering Trina Health’s “Artificial Pancreas Treatment,” a four-hour IV insulin infusion procedure for people with diabetes. ... Read More »

Hundreds of homeless get free tickets <br/> out of San Diego

Hundreds of homeless get free tickets
out of San Diego

Over the past five years, a downtown-based nonprofit has bused more than 1,000 homeless people out of San Diego in hopes of reuniting them with friends and family. The Family Reunification Program — established in 2012 by the Downtown San Diego Partnership — gives homeless in downtown a free Greyhound bus ticket to anywhere in the nation if they can ... Read More »

How one community clinic struggles <br \>with Medi-Cal doctor shortage

How one community clinic struggles
with Medi-Cal doctor shortage

Nearly one million San Diego County residents — that’s nearly one in three — are on Medi-Cal, the federal/state health plan for low income people, so it’s important that there are enough doctors willing to accept them as patients. But a new survey says the county  has a shortage of both primary care doctors and, especially, specialists who are willing ... Read More »