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Academic Medicine


Wolters Kluwer Health Lippincott Williams & Wilkins iOS free with subscription Academic Medicine, the journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, serves as an international forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and strategies to address the major challenges facing the academic medicine community as it strives to carry …

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The Diabetes Risk Test


  The Diabetes Risk Test  The risk test for diabetes was developed by the American Diabetes Association to help medical professionals find those patients with prediabetes and begin early treatment and education. Every patient should have the opportunity to take this test and discuss it with their medical team. Download …

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Pengueeni Device Reduces Pain and Anxiety for Kids


Pengueeni Device Reduces Pain and Anxiety for Kids  The Pengueeni device, which vibrates and can be used with standard lancing equipment and blood test strips, was a winner at the Innov8 for Health Challenge and Idea Expo. A penguin-shaped device that’s small enough to fit in the palm of a hand …

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Small, Frequent Meals Don’t Increase Metabolism

In two groups of women fed five high-fat meals one day and two high-fat meals on a separate day, meal frequency did not affect 24-hour energy expenditure in either the obese group (2124 Kcal/day with five meals versus 2142 Kcal/day with two meals) or the lean group (1724 vs. 1683 …

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Updated U.S. Diabetes Facts

The incidence of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes among young people has increased more than 20% over the past decade. Children are now developing type 2 — once known as "adult onset" diabetes — and are showing "adult" signs of diabetes complications such as nerve damage. One out …

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