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Patients with cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, cancer and diabetes are at increased risk for contracting COVID-19 and have a worse prognosis, said the American College of Cardiology in a clinical bulletin released March 6.
When it comes to the benefits of exercise more is not always better. According to a scientific statement published February 26th, 2020 in the journal Circulation while exercise is associated with many positive health benefits, just like medicine, it’s possible to have too much of a good thing.
A 6-year-old girl was brought to her pediatrician for vaginal bleeding, breast enlargement, brown patches on her cheeks, back, and trunk. Can you diagnose this patient?
Researchers writing in Diabetes Care this month report that empagliflozin, a sodium–glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor (SGLT2), successfully reduced liver fat content in recent-onset and metabolically well-controlled type 2 diabetes (T2D).
Medicaid expansion under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) was associated with reduced uninsured rates in the diabetes belt compared with non-belt counties, say researchers writing in Diabetes Care.
In post-myocardial infarction patients, chronically impaired renal failure and diabetes are both associated with an increased mortality risk, say researchers recently writing in Diabetes Care.
Neither intermittent nor daily dosing of vitamin D alone was associated with reduced risk of fracture, but daily supplementation with both vitamin D and calcium showed promise in a study recently published in JAMA Network Open.
Leading experts on nutrition and diabetes are recommending that patients still continue to follow current nutritional recommendations by the American Diabetes Association and other healthcare and governmental organizations that recommend consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, while limiting red and processed meats.
Probiotic supplementation using a mix of three Lactobacillus strains naturally occurring in the human gut microbiota protects against lumbar spine bone loss in healthy, early postmenopausal women, say researchers recently writing in The Lancet Rheumatology.