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Many Patients wth Diabetes and Heart Disease Quit Medicine Too Early
Posted: Thursday, October 05, 2006
Two new studies show that nonadherence to medication is common among recent MI patients and in those with diabetes, resulting in higher mortality.

Fish Fatty Acids May Prevent More Sudden Deaths Than Defibrillators
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent more sudden deaths than automated external defibrillators in homes and public places or implanted defibrillators, according to the results of a new study.

Drinking Green Tea Reduces CVD Mortality
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
A prospective cohort study of more than 40,000 people in Japan has shown that drinking green tea can significantly cut deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) as well as all-cause mortality, particularly in women.

U.S. Health-Care System Scores a D for Quality
Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2006
The US, which spends more then twice the average of other countries received a score of 66 out of 100.

Physical Activity Reduces Mortality in Older Adults
Posted: Thursday, September 07, 2006
New research suggests that "free-living" activity has a beneficial effect that reduces the risk of mortality among older adults who are generally healthy.

Two Strokes and You’re Done
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
Having a stroke is bad enough. But having another one after surviving the first one is especially bad, more than doubling a person’s risk of dying in the next two years, a new study finds.

Blacks Have Poorer Control of Diabetes Than Whites
Posted: Thursday, August 31, 2006
A new review of the data from 56,000 patients shows that blacks with diabetes tend to have worse control of the disease than whites.

Just Moderate Adiposity at Age 18 Is Associated with Twice the Risk of Premature Death
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
During 12 years of follow-up, the risk ratio was 1.66 for a BMI of 25.0 to 29.9.

High Blood Glucose Boosts Short-Term Mortality in Heart Failure Patients
Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2006
An elevated blood glucose level on hospital admission is associated with increased 30 and 60-day mortality in nondiabetic patients with heart failure.

`Mr. Diabetes®' Talks the Talk and Walks the Walk
Posted: Wednesday, August 09, 2006
Walking down Commonwealth Avenue, on approximately the 7,500th mile of his perimeter walk around the United States, Andy ``Mr. Diabetes®" Mandell spotted his latest target.

``Hi, may I talk to you for a minute?" Mandell asked the young man walking toward him. ``Do you know anyone with diabetes?"

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