Prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia, and associated risk factors in the Czech Republic, Russia, Poland and Lithuania: a cross-sectional study | BMC Public Health

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Summary of key findings We found that in all four countries, the prevalence rates of hypertension, diabetes and hypercholesterolemia were high while the control rates of the three chronic conditions were low. There were variations in the rates of awareness, treatment and control of the three chronic conditions between countries […]

Fructosamine as an index of short-term glycemic control

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Introduction Ramadan is a holy month for 1.5–1.9 billion Muslims and is one of the five pillar of Islam fasting during this times is mandatory for all adult Muslims.1,2 It is estimated that globally more than 50 million people with diabetes mellitus will observe fasting during ramadan annually.3 Seasonal and […]

Considerations for Achieving Targeted Glycemic Control

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Jennifer Brigitte Green, MD: Occasionally, patients will not respond to their oral regimen, and I think we need to make sure when we’re talking about response that we really define what we mean. Many people on oral medications for the management of hyperglycemia and type 2 diabetes will not be […]

Birth control for men

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by: Danielle MacKimm, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: Jan 22, 2022 / 03:10 PM EST / Updated: Jan 22, 2022 / 03:10 PM EST A woman holds a packet of contraceptive pills. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi) SALT LAKE CITY (KTVX) — Scientists at the University of Utah Health may finally be able […]

Masking is about control, not health

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Public very vocal against permanent masks PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Dozens of people voiced their strong opposition against keeping masks mandatory in Oregon schools during a public meeting held by the Oregon Health Authority on Monday. The 9 a.m. hearing came shortly after the OHA recently proposed a “permanent” mask […]