While cholesterol has been the primary predictor of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a new review indicates that insulin resistance is actually more important. The review has questioned whether statins, medication that lowers… Read More
The 2017 National Diabetes Statistic Report compiled by the CDC indicates that at least 100 million adults in the U.S. are now dealing with prediabetes or diabetes. This report is based off of information gathered in 2015. According to that… Read More
A recent analysis done on the Mexico City Diabetes Study indicates that many participants who were diagnosed as being either prediabetic or with type 2 diabetes were actually misdiagnosed. An oral glucose tolerance test showed that their… Read More
A study conducted by a team at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor has concluded that those who have been diagnosed with diabetes are more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than patients who do not have diabetes. This conclusion was … Read More
Steve Diaz, an emergency medicine doctor at Augusta’s MaineGeneral Health, says he knows what patients want when they come to him in pain. Drugs. And preferably strong ones.
“The only thing they think of is, ‘Do I get a pill?’” he … Read More
BOSTON (June 28, 2016) — Researchers at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts, led by Jonathan Garlick, have established for the first time that skin cells from diabetic… Read More
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Cecilia Ramirez is worried about her weight and troubling symptoms that hint of diabetes, but she won’t seek medical help because she can’t afford it.
“I don’t go to the doctor when I’m sick — it’s too expensive,” she said.… Read More