Peripheral Arterial Disease Prevalence with Diabetes

Via Peters

Introduction Neuropathy prevalence in people with diabetes1 and the annual diabetes-related lower extremity amputation rate2 are high in Barbados. Diabetic foot disease accounts for 89% of diabetes-related admissions to the island’s main hospital.3 Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a major risk factor for lower extremity amputation in people with diabetes […]

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

Via Peters

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 […]

Psychedelic Drugs Market Growing as Prevalence of Mental Health Issues are Increasing Globally

Via Peters

PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — FinancialNewsMedia.com News Commentary – The prevalence of mental health disorders has risen exponentially but the development of novel medications has not kept pace, precipitating a crisis in psychiatric medicine. A novel innovation is psychedelic drug-assisted psychotherapy – the medically approved use of MDMA, […]

Depression paradox: better treatment, but prevalence the same

Via Peters

Depression has always plagued human experience. But effective treatments for the condition are relatively recent inventions, with most of the psychotherapies and antidepressant drugs we use today having been developed in the 20th century.  Since the 1980s, depression treatments have improved and become more widely available, thanks in part to […]

Significant Increase in Diabetes Prevalence Observed in China

Via Peters

In comparison to the United States, previous research has relayed low rates of awareness, treatment, and control of diabetes in China. A recent study thus set out to describe time trends in the prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes, awareness and treatment of diabetes, and risk factors associated with diabetes using […]

Prevalence of Prediabetes and Undiagnosed Diabetes Mellitus

Via Peters

Introduction Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders with different etiologies defined by elevated glucose levels in the serum or persistent hyperglycemia. It involves abnormal insulin action, secretion or both.1 Type 2 DM is a very common form of the disease, has been predicted to be a heterogeneous group […]