Tag Archives: Diabetes

Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

Elderly Should Take Cholesterol-Lowering Statins: US Study

  WASHINGTON, November 25, 2014 (AFP) – Nearly everyone aged 66 to 75 should consider taking cholesterol-lowering drugs called statins to reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, new guidelines published ...

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Using Structured Care Model Among Diabetes Practitioners

Using Structured Care Model Among Diabetes Practitioners

  The Institute for Studies on Diabetes Foundation Inc or ISDFI is a pioneering diabetes learning institution, established in 1989 by Dr Ricardo E. Fernando, whose mission is to enable ...

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Diabetes: A Not So ‘Sweet’ Problem

Diabetes: A Not So ‘Sweet’ Problem

  ADULT HEALTH – Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus), is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. Globally, cases of diabetes are increasing. ...

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The Slow Decline of Fast Food in America

The Slow Decline of Fast Food in America

  NEW YORK, October 29, 2014 (AFP) – The hospitals of the Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City, Missouri no longer serve fast food in their cafeterias, after ending a contract ...

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Scientists Build ‘Mini-Stomachs’ in Lab

Scientists Build ‘Mini-Stomachs’ in Lab

  PARIS, October 29, 2014 (AFP) – Scientists using stem cells said on Wednesday they had built the world’s first “mini-stomachs” — tiny clusters of human gastric tissue that could ...

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