Mark L. Fuerst is a freelance health and medical writer for ConsultantLive, Rheumatology Network, Psychiatric Times, and other UBM publications. He writes about rheumatology, psychiatry, neurology, endocrinology, oncology, and men’s health.
Type 1 Diabetes: First-Ever Exercise Guidelines
A new set of guidelines will help people with type 1 diabetes mellitus exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar.
HIV and Quality of Life
Turns out, older age may have its advantages when it comes to coping with HIV infection.
Strength Training & Incident Diabetes, CVD Rates
Strength training can improve glycemic control among diabetics, but can it reduce rates of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease?
Endo News Roundup: Diabetes Biomarker
March news includes a possible biomarker for diabetes, a new sensor to read glucose levels, and a study on insulin resistance and bone fracture.
Prenatal Fish Oil May Trim Asthma Risks in Children
Risk may be reduced by about one-third in the children of pregnant women who take these supplements.
Obesity Balloons With Childhood Asthma
Asthma medications reduced obesity risk. Which type of medication surprised the researchers.
Eliminate Pre-Diabetes: Diet Comparison
In a randomized controlled trial, 24 men and women with pre-diabetes were assigned to either a diet high in protein or high in carbohydrate.
Online Calculator Personalizes PrEP Initiation
A new Web-based algorithm uses more refined criteria to better identify PrEP candidates at highest risk for HIV infection.
Endo News Roundup: CGM & Metformin Use
New studies review updated guidelines for metformin use, an examination of all-cause mortality in T2DM, and continuous glucose monitoring for T1DM.
Older Adults and HIV: Don't Underestimate Risk
One in 6 new HIV diagnoses occurs in people over age 50. Are you routinely asking your older patients about their sexual history?
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