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Impact of Low Concentration of Serum Testosterone on Acute Myocardial Infarction in T2 Patients

More trials needed to determine cardiovascular outcomes… Testosterone decreases with age. Previous studies show that low concentration can predict obesity and diabetes independently. Other studies showed that a decrease in testosterone can be linked with cardiovascular mortality in elderly populations. Recent studies show that testosterone replacement treatment in patients with …

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The Impact of Air Pollution on Hospitalization in Patients with Diabetes

Fine particulate matter air pollution correlated with increased cardiovascular, respiratory disease… Current literature has shown that fine particulate matter air pollution is correlated with an increased risk for cardiovascular outcomes. The studies established an association with air pollution with double rates of hospital admission in patients with diabetes. A 10-month …

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Two New Possible Methods for Diagnosing and Monitoring Diabetes

Protein levels in pregnant women, ground fingernail clippings may lead to alternative tests…. Researchers have successfully tested two new potential methods for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes in its standard and gestational form. These tests could be easier, timelier, and more affordable for patients to identify and treat diabetes. The first …

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Diabetes May Be an Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease

What do alcohol consumption, smoking, obesity, and diabetes have in common… Previous studies have shown that cardiovascular risk factors are linked to cognitive decline leading to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. However, we don’t currently have effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, so the focus is on prevention. Being able to understand …

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