The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women’s Health

The Connection Between Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease and Women's Health

Reviewed by Nieca Goldberg, M.D.In 1994, iconic singer Patti LaBelle lived every performer’s worst nightmare — she collapsed on stage in front of thousands of fans. LaBelle attributed her fall to exhaustion until she learned she had Type 2 diabetes.

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My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

My Heart Attack at 43 Was Terrifying. Then It Changed My Life for the Better.

As told to Kimberly RexIn October 2015, I had a busy life with a demanding career as a deputy head teacher at a high school in England and two daughters, ages 6 and 10. At 43, I was an active

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Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

Clinical Trials Need a Broader Approach to Improve Osteoarthritis Outcomes

As the most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis affects more than 32 million adults. The disease is characterized by a gradual breakdown of the cushions between bones, which can lead to joint pain and stiffness in the hands, knees, hips,

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Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure

Daily Coffee Tied to Lower Risk for Heart Failure

By Ernie Mundell and Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporters TUESDAY, Feb. 9, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Fill up that mug: Having one or more cups of caffeinated coffee a day may reduce your risk of heart failure,

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COVID-19 May Lead to a Heart-Disease Surge

COVID-19 May Lead to a Heart-Disease Surge

Pulmonologists, emergency responders and intensive-care teams have been the point of the medical spear in battling the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S. over the past 12 months, but before long, expect another group of specialists to be more engaged than

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Sharp Drop in Heart Surgeries During the Pandemic

Sharp Drop in Heart Surgeries During the Pandemic

Before the pandemic surge, the mid-Atlantic and New England regions had excellent outcomes, with lower-than-expected death rates, Nguyen’s team noted. That changed during the pandemic surge:  Instead, there was a significant increase for fatal outcomes for all adult heart

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Fried Food Raises Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

Fried Food Raises Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke

TUESDAY, Jan. 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Delicious but deadly: Eating fried food is tied to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study suggests. The risk rises with each additional 4-ounce serving per week,

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Blood Pressure Often Differs Widely Between Arms

Blood Pressure Meds Can Affect COVID-19 Care

The findings, published online Dec. 21 in the journal Hypertension, are based on 24 studies from around the world, involving almost 54,000 adults in all. Over 10 years, 11% had a fatal or non-fatal heart attack or stroke. It’s

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High BP in Middle Age Can Harm Your Brain

Untreated High Blood Pressure a Growing Problem

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 15, 2020 (HealthDay News) — High blood pressure can begin to take a toll on memory and thinking skills as early as middle age, new Brazilian research warns. And you won’t be

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