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Rapid Heart Rate Suggests a 59% Higher Risk of Diabetes

A potential new pre-clinical marker to determine a patient’s risk for diabetes… Seven previous studies totaling nearly 100,000 patients found a positive association between those with a rapid heart rate and an increased risk of diabetes as compared to individuals with slow heart rates. Researchers found this same association in …

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Patient’s Plan to “Stop All of My Medicine” Not a Good Idea…

The patient, a woman, 52 years of age, has type 2 diabetes and is on metformin, a GLP-1 agonist, and a long-acting insulin. Over the past few months, I’ve received calls and emails from her every now and then to let me know her glucose levels were rising, but whenever …

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