Tag: diabetes control

Prediabetes: An Epidemic That’s Reversible — Here’s...

Prediabetes — a condition that if left unchecked often leads to type 2 diabetes — is so common that U.S....

June 6, 2022

Diabetes Alert Day 2021: Understanding Your Risk,...

The numbers are startling: about 88 million American adults — or 1 in 3 — have prediabetes, which is when...

March 23, 2021

Beyond Diabetes Awareness: Improving What We Eat...

Nine out of 10 Americans aren’t eating their fruits and veggies, so we need to do better. Period. And by...

November 25, 2020

COVID-19: Can It Cause Diabetes?

As COVID-19 spread around the world, what was originally thought to be a highly infectious respiratory illness became much more....

November 18, 2020

How A1C Test Helps Detect, Manage Diabetes

Diabetes Alert Day falls on March 27 this year. The annual observance by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) sounds a warning...

March 27, 2018

Roundup: Flu Season Off to a Busy...

Early signs point to a rough 2017-2018 flu season, with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reporting...

December 8, 2017

Controlling Diabetes: One Young Woman’s Success Story

A type 2 diabetes diagnosis from her primary care physician shocked Kay Nurse when she was in her 30s. Although...

November 29, 2017

Broccoli Reasserts Its Super-Food Status

Move over kale, you’ve been getting too much attention as a “super food” lately. Broccoli is taking center stage again...

July 18, 2017

A Simple Scan Determines ‘Body Fat Composition’...

The most complete and precise analysis of your so-called “body fat composition” can be realized with a 10-to-15-minute scan that...

January 16, 2017

When Diabetes and Depression Merge

One third of people with diabetes also have major depression or clinically significant symptoms of the mood disorder, according to...

December 6, 2016

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Vaccinations, Hygiene and More: Fighting the...

Schools are back in session this week, but many questions linger regarding infectious diseases – both new and old. The well-established viruses for which children...

NIH-Funded Research Targets Treatment for Brain...

About 30,000 people in the United States suffer a brain aneurysm rupture each year – about one every 18 minutes. Women – primarily between the...

New Brain-Mapping Tech at Baptist Health...

Pioneering brain-mapping software, developed by Omniscient Neurotechnology, allows neurosurgeons to visualize and understand a patient’s neural networks – those that control complex functions such as...

Orthopedic Care: Taking Steps to Address...

Your feet are your body’s foundation, so taking good care of them is important to your overall health. Years of wear and tear, sports injuries,...

Roundup: Higher Rates of Heart-Health Risk...

Projected Higher Rates of Heart Disease Risk Factors to Impact Minorities Most, Researchers Find By the year 2060, projected rates of cardiovascular risk factors and...

Baptist Health Miami Cardiac & Vascular...

Using real-time ultrasound imaging during minimally invasive heart procedures is a relatively new advancement that has just recently taken a major step forward with the...

Ask the Psychiatrist: What to Expect...

While awareness of mental health issues and resources have become more mainstream in recent years, a South Florida psychiatrist says that many people who could...

Preventing Cognitive Decline: 5 Tips to...

Preventing cognitive decline has made the news lately. A new study indicates that physical and mental activities as people age can preserve the brain’s processing...

Miami Cancer Institute Launches Global Consortium...

Miami Cancer Institute has spearheaded the creation of the Global Bladder Cancer Consortium (GBCC), a collaboration between the world’s top experts in bladder cancer. Among...

Reading the Medication Labels

The package inserts on medications these days read like a laundry list of potential side effects. How do we know which would be more common...