Is Ivermectin Safe for People with Diabetes?

Via Peters

You may have heard a lot about the drug ivermectin in the news over the past few years. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), many people have gone against medical advice and taken this antiparasite medication as treatment for COVID-19. People who are concerned about the newest variants […]

Is beer healthy? How much should people drink? What to know

Via Peters

Beer may have certain health benefits, such as decreasing the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis. However, heavy or excessive beer consumption can lead to conditions such as cancer, liver disease, and cardiovascular disease. Manufacturers make beer by fermenting starches, usually malted barley, with yeast. The brewing process of modern […]

People With Long COVID Benefit from Rehab Therapy

Via Peters

Share on PinterestExperts say occupational therapy sessions can help ease some long COVID symptoms. FG Trade/Getty Images It’s estimated that as many as 30 percent of people who have had COVID-19 will experience long-term health problems. In a new study, researchers say occupational therapy can improve wellbeing and quality of […]

Metformin for Preventing Progression From Prediabetes to Diabetes Mellitus in People Living With Human Immunodeficiency Virus

Via Peters

Background Diabetes mellitus (DM) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) itself increase the risk for cardiovascular diseases in people living with HIV (PLHIV). Prediabetes, a condition preceding DM, is common in PLHIV receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART). Both metformin and lifestyle interventions have been established to reduce the risk of progression from prediabetes […]

Achievement of guideline recommended diabetes treatment targets and health habits in people with self-reported diabetes in India (ICMR-INDIAB-13): a national cross-sectional study

Via Peters

Background There is little information on comprehensive diabetes care comprising glycaemic, lipid, and blood pressure control in India; therefore, we aimed to assess the achievement of treatment targets among adults with self-reported diabetes. Methods The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)-India Diabetes (INDIAB) study is a cross-sectional, population-based survey of […]

Comparative effectiveness of statins on non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol in people with diabetes and at risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and network meta-analysis

Via Peters

Abstract Objective To compare the efficacy of different statin treatments by intensity on levels of non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes. Design Systematic review and network meta-analysis. Data sources Medline, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and Embase from inception to […]