In the study, by day seven of their hospitalization, 29 percent of the patients with diabetes had died or been put on a ventilator to breathe.
A Wisconsin endocrinologist answers your questions about diabetes and COVID-19.
At the center of the impasse between House DFLers and Senate Republicans is the question of who should pay the relatively small cost of an emergency insulin plan: taxpayers or insulin manufacturers?
People “should not be encouraged” to take omega-3 supplements for diabetes prevention, said epidemiologist Lee Hooper, the study’s senior author.
People who had the surgery were 67 percent less likely to die from any cause during the five years after their surgery, the study found.
Though a recent Danish study’s findings are interesting, no one should be using alcohol as a liquid talisman against diabetes.
Of the three risk factors, diabetes appeared to have the strongest effect.
“This industry seems to be manipulating contemporary scientific processes to create controversy and advance their business interests at the expense of the public’s health,” the authors write.
The findings are provocative, particularly as they support a growing field of research that suggests sedentary behavior is — on its own — a risk factor for disease.
Vacuuming, gardening and other daily physical activities can help meet exercise goals, researchers stress.
For women, the study showed “a markedly strong relationship between long work hours and the prevalence of heart disease, non-skin cancer, arthritis, and diabetes.”
Historically associated with the treatment of battlefield wounds, the unorthodox approach is used to prepare chronic, painful wounds for healing.
According to the new study’s projections, it’s likely that 12.8 percent of men and 10.4 percent of women across the world will have diabetes in 2025.
By using BMI as the main indicator of cardio-metabolic health, say the study’s authors, we may be misclassifying the health status of more than 74 million Americans.
MinnPost recently spoke with Dr. Victor Montori regarding his concerns about the pre-diabetes diagnosis and the public awareness campaign that is encouraging people to seek out that diagnosis.
Societal-imposed work schedules that are not in sync with our natural, circadian rhythms may be harmful to our health, the study suggests.
Even with last year’s percentage rise, Minnesota ranks somewhat low — 36th — on the obesity scale compared with the other states (and the District of Columbia).
In three-fourths of in-flight emergencies, a medical professional is on board to help. In half the cases, that traveling professional is a doctor.
American workers need help with finding a healthier work-life balance. They don’t need to be told to work longer and harder.
Minnesota continues to lead the country with the lowest death rate from cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and strokes.