Tag: diabetes

Roundup: Immunocompromised Eligible for Additional Booster; COVID-19...

More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this...

January 14, 2022

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and...

September 16, 2021

Expert Shares What Men Need to Know...

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that regulates...

August 11, 2021

How Gut Bacteria Affects Many Aspects of...

Most people don’t realize they share their bodies with trillions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes. The majority of these...

July 12, 2021

More Young Adults are Being Diagnosed with...

Just weeks before the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a study in the JAMA Pediatrics, published by the American Medical...

April 1, 2021

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

The Link Between Sleep Health and Diabetes...

Most people are aware that family medical history, what you eat, your weight, and being active can prevent type 2...

March 17, 2021

Diabetes & The Heart: It’s Not Just...

Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease are directly linked — but not because of blood sugar.  Metabolic disorders play the...

December 1, 2020

World Diabetes Day 2020: COVID-19 Adds to...

World Diabetes Day, which was created in 1991, falls this year on Saturday, Nov. 14, in the midst of the...

November 13, 2020

COVID-19 Roundup: Hospitalizations 6 Times Higher for...

CDC: Death Rate 12 Times Higher for COVID-19 Patients With Underlying Health Issues, Led by Heart Disease As of May...

June 19, 2020

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Since 1995, patients arriving at a hospital within 4.5 hours of onset of stroke symptoms have been treated with alteplase, a type of tPA medication...

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At the start of 2019, Bob Dickinson got a diagnosis no one wants ― pancreatic cancer. Until very recently, pancreatic cancer cases rarely have had...

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More People, Especially the Immunocompromised, are Eligible for Additional Vaccine Doses as Omicron Cases Surge Eligibility for boosters expanded this month, with the U.S. Centers...

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Knee and Hip Arthritis: Self-Assessment and...

Could the pain you are feeling be arthritis? Francisco J. Garcia, physician assistant at the arthritis clinic at Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, answered...

Omicron Wave Woes: COVID-19 in 2022

New year, new COVID surge. The Omicron variant has swept across the country, bringing with it new questions about testing, symptoms, quarantine guidelines, boosters, treatments,...

Dealing with Omicron Surge: Baptist Health...

The Omicron variant, much more transmissible than the previously dominant Delta strain, has yet to peak in South Florida and across the nation, as hospitals...