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Diabetes: You Could Be at Risk

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From the Diabetes Detection Initiative and Steps to a Healthier US, comes this easy two-page test. Encourage your patients to “Take the Test and Know Your Score.” This simple test can give your patients their risk for diabetes and prediabetes. All they need to do is answer seven quick questions …

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Using Interval Training Effectively

Sheri

  By Sheri Colberg, Ph.D., FACSM   Now that you know the basics of aerobic training, it’s time to learn some tricks to get even more fit while doing these activities. For starters, during any activity, simply increase the intensity of your exercise for short periods of time (so-called interval …

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50 Year Medalists’ Biochemistry Clue Researchers to the Source of Complications or “The Question Is, My Dear Watson, Why Did the Dog Not Bark?”

The Joslin 50-Year Medalist Study AARON VINIK, MD, PHD, FCP, MACP The Joslin Gold Medalists comprise 351 U.S. residents who have survived with type 1 diabetes for more than 50 years. A high proportion of Medalists remain free from proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR) (42.6%), nephropathy (86.9%), neuropathy (39.4%), or cardiovascular …

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