Tag: diabetes

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

COVID-19 Roundup: Risks Higher in Patients with...

Diabetes, High BMI and Older Age Put COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Death, New Study Finds Complications from diabetes,...

June 5, 2020

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FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Pfizer Third Doses to Those 65 & Older, and Those at High Risk An advisory panel of experts for the U.S....

Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary...

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

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When actress Sofia Vergara recently opened up on television about her experience with thyroid cancer, she helped shine a spotlight on this increasingly common cancer....

Veins and Vein Diseases Explained

Blood vessels are like pipes that carry blood throughout the body. While arteries carry oxygen-rich blood from the heart to the organs, our veins have...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness is...

Lower extremity peripheral artery disease, or PAD, is underdiagnosed, undertreated and “underappreciated” in the U.S., despite its prevalence with an estimated 8.5 million Americans, primarily...

Facts About Third Doses of Vaccines...

People with immune systems that are moderately to severely compromised, including many cancer patients, make up about 3 percent of the adult population and are...

Answers to the Top-Searched Health Questions

Thanks to the Internet, answers to almost any question are available with a few clicks of the mouse – including questions about health concerns.  Millions...

COVID-19 Roundup: Children Make Up 27%...

Pediatricians: Children Currently Represent Slightly More Than a Quarter of New COVID Weekly Cases Children make up slightly more than a quarter of the country’s...

Miami Cancer Institute Study Holds Promise...

Because it is elusive and can go undetected until it has spread elsewhere in the body, pancreatic cancer is particularly deadly, with a mortality rate...

COVID, Kids and School: Seven Simple...

This time last year, the coronavirus pandemic kept Florida’s schools closed and forced students to continue their virtual learning from home. Now, with another school...