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Preventive Care

Wearable glucose monitors shed light on progression of Type 2 diabetes in Hispanic adults

24/07/2021 06:00am | 351 views

In one of the first studies of its kind, medical and engineering researchers have shown wearable devices that continuously monitor blood sugar provide new insights into the progression of Type 2 diabetes among at-risk Hispanic/Latino adults.

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Preventive Care

How to Find Culturally Competent Care for Your Physical and Mental Health Needs, According to Experts

26/08/2021 06:00am | 250 views

By Emilia Benton

Where to begin your search for a medical professional who shares your background or understands your health challenges, so you get the treatment you deserve.

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Preventive Care

Hearing loss linked to worse cognitive function in Hispanic/Latino American adults

20/07/2021 06:00am | 357 views

Hearing loss is associated with worse scores on learning and memory tests, according to a recent study conducted in Hispanic/Latino Americans between the ages of 45 and 74. The study also detected a link between poor learning and memory performance and high levels of sugar in the blood, which is a sign of diabetes and a risk factor for heart disease. The findings were published recently in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

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Preventive Care

New Diabetes Guidelines Lower Screening Age to 35 for Some Adults

25/04/2021 06:00am | 562 views

 

By Linda Carroll, regular health contributor to NBC News and Reuters Health.

At least 31 million adults in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes.

 

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Nutrition

Six Nutrition Tips for Colon Health

22/04/2021 06:00am | 626 views

By Avera Medical

While regular screenings are the most important step to colon cancer prevention, nutrition plays a vital role. This National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we explore the impact of diet on gastrointestinal wellness.

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