- Lenders offer a pause in foreclosures, but will it help?
The Bush administration has offered a hold on foreclosures to stem the widening housing crisis, with the help of several major lenders, including Wells Fargo. But the latest figures from 2007 show foreclosures in major urban areas increased nearly 80 percent last year, and local foreclosures continue to rise.9:06 a.m.
Peter Coy: Editor at Business Week.
Alexa Milton: Midwest regional director for ACORN Housing Corporation.
Jeff Crump: Associate professor in the Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel at the University of Minnesota. He studies foreclosure rates in the Twin Cities area.
- New thinking on diabetes
A major study of adult-onset diabetes was halted recently because people who reduced their blood sugar levels significantly were dying of heart disease. Midmorning asks if physicians will be changing their approach to treatment.10:06 a.m.
Richard Grimm, MD: Cardiologist at the University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center.
Richard Bergenstal, MD: Executive director of the International Diabetes Center at Park Nicollet.
Elizabeth Seaquest, MD: Director of the Center for Diabetes Research at the University of Minnesota.
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