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    • 12 SEP 14
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    Wearable Digital Technology Has A Long Way to Go!

    This week Apple launched two new smartphones, the iPhone 6 (4.7 inches) and the iPhone 6 Plus (5.5 inches). In addition they launched a Smartwatch which they call an Apple Watch. These new launches have created buzz all over the tech world. This specially designed smartwatch is expected to work seamlessly with the iPhone and

    • 20 AUG 14
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    Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Showed a 30% Reduction in Heart Attack and Stroke

    A study conducted by University of Sydney that was published in Diabetologia looked at 10,000 people with Type II Diabetes and used the drug fenofibrate to treat the disease and examine the impact on the range of lipoprotein’s and triglycerides (circulating blood fat) which is known to increase cardiovascular events and stroke. In women that

    • 23 JUN 14
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    Results From a 15 Year Diabetes Prevention Program-Lifestyle is Key!

    In the Diabetes Prevention Program study that was published in the 2002 New England Journal of Medicine participants that were at a risk of developing diabetes were randomized to three groups: lifestyle intervention, preventative metformin (this is a medication used to reduce blood sugar in diabetics), and the placebo group. The results are as follows:

    • 28 MAY 14
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    Are your Daily Habits Making you a Diabetic?

    Chances are your daily habits are making you diabetic. Type II diabetes is when your body does not produce enough or effectively use insulin that is made by your pancreas. Insulin is a hormone that allows the body to convert glucose for energy and glucose comes from the foods that you eat. Obesity is usually