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2013-08-08 09:26:53

University of Washington-Group Health study in New England Journal of Medicine A joint Group Health–University of Washington (UW) study in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that higher blood sugar levels are associated with higher dementia risk, even among people who do not have diabetes. Blood sugar levels averaged over a five-year period were associated with rising risks for developing dementia, in this report about more than 2,000 Group Health patients...

2013-07-19 23:02:03

Get a picture of how the body is functioning with live blood cell analysis at About Your Health. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 About Your Health, a non-medical clinic focused on health education while also offering health enhancing services in Columbia, South Carolina, is now offering live blood cell analysis on Mondays and Thursdays. Live blood cell analysis is a powerful tool to see how the body is functioning. By seeing a visual image of their blood cells, patients can understand...

2013-07-18 23:22:39

Healthy Directions, a leading source of natural health advice and doctor-formulated nutritional products, announces the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a proprietary blend of three ingredients that support healthy blood sugar levels. Potomac, MD (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 Healthy Directions, LLC, today announced the launch of Berberine+ GlucoDefense™, a unique blood sugar supplement formulated by Julian Whitaker, MD, that safely and naturally supports normal blood glucose and...

2013-07-15 13:06:07

When Georgetown University neurologist R. Scott Turner, MD, PhD, began enrolling people with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease into a nationwide study last year, he expected to find only a handful of participants with undiagnosed glucose intolerance, as all the patients were already under a doctor's care and those with known diabetes were excluded. But Turner says he was "shocked" by how many study participants were found to have pre-diabetes — a finding that is...

2013-07-02 23:25:21

Interested in a career as a Phlebotomist? The Phlebotomy Training Network is now offering an online information resource providing comprehensive information about what it takes to become a successful phlebotomist. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 There are few people who do not mind the sight of a needle being plunged into skin. Phlebotomists are some of those people. Phlebotomists are trained to collect blood samples for hospitals/emergency rooms, lab analysis, physician offices, and...


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