Have a Bucket List Ready to Share With Your Doctors

What's on your bucket list? Researchers suggest you have one ready to share with your doctors. Find out why.

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Nationwide Frozen Green Bean Recall, Multiple Brands Including Blends

National Frozen Foods Corporation (NFFC) is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of Not-Ready-To Eat Individually Quick Frozen (IQF) green beans and IQF mixed vegetables because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, […]

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Low Carb Diet Linked to Rise in Birth Defect Risk by 30-Percent

Women with low carbohydrate intake are 30 percent more likely to have babies with neural tube defects that can lead to lifelong disability and infant death.

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Red Wine is Advancing the Treatment of Heart Disease

Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease -- the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S.

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Diabetics Skipping Doses Due to Side Effects, Including 30% of Metformin Users

Diabetes patients prescribed the diabetes drug metformin are the least likely to follow medical advice regarding their medication due its side effects. Other medications showed better results, but still had patients skipping doses.

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For Type 2 Diabetes, Teaching How to Eat Well Needs to Be Part of Treatment

An international review has determined that 'teaching how to eat well' should be part of diabetes treatment and offers the type of support that can help people with type 2 diabetes better manage their diabetes.

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Diabetic Charcot Foot Surgery Study Reports High Success Rate

Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally again following surgery.

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Partnership Combines Diabetes Digital Therapeutic Offerings Between Voluntis and WellDoc

New agreement will combine Voluntis’ insulin titration technology with WellDoc’s extensive digital coaching platform to create a holistic digital diabetes management solution for patients, providers, health systems and health plans.

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Kidney Disease Increases Risk of Diabetes, But May Be Preventable

A new study suggests that Kidney dysfunction increases the risk of diabetes. The findings are significant because it may be prevented through medication and diet.

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New Cholesterol Test More Accurate Without Fasting

The newer method for calculating LDL, or low-density lipoprotein, is more accurate and doesn't require fasting before blood is drawn.

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