Diabetes in minorities

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Avatar m tn In other words did the study screen out IR/diabetes as an active factor in the study. You will note that in my next post I mention that apparently that is not the case and posted the full-text. I think you had best read a little more carefully or ask for clarification before jumping down someone's throat.
Avatar m tn Causes of potentially preventable deaths included treatable cancers, diabetes, cerebrovascular disease, and hypertension. In a nutshell, the authors found that the rate of decline in amenable mortality in the United States was slower than that in France or Germany, and especially slow compared with that in the United Kingdom.
469720 tn?1388149949 The fiscally responsible part of me cannot understand the discussion that does not include any mention of how we plan to address the purple elephant in the room, Childhood and Adult obesity. In a little over 3 decades the obesity rate has doubled in adults and tripled in children. By various studies, obesity is responsible for up to 30% of our increased health spending over that time.
Avatar n tn since there is a big flip side to this rather NEW disease. 1)True, that in this country diabetes, heart disease and the like kill way more people than HIV. (500,000+ for Heart Disease ailments, 70,000+ for diabetes ailments and ONLY 15,000+ for HIV and AIDS-related complications). I got the figures from wrongdiagnosis.com and cdc.gov. (Verify anyone??
1941083 tn?1323880345 These are rules of thumb--substantial minorities of patients deviate from them, making the AST/ALT ratio of limited usefulness in the diagnosis of individual patients (though it may be helpful in suggesting the next appropriate step in the workup)"
1585723 tn?1296825212 Rick. Thanks for your response. Yes, you are in a general sense correct in what you say. grade1/stage1? Sure you have time to wait new treatments that will come to market in the future. Hopefully they will be more effective, with less side-effects and need shorter duration of time to cure. When you decide to treat and cure yourself of the virus, your liver will repair itself, so there is no need to worry about your liver in the meantime. It is one of the unique qualities of the organ.
264121 tn?1313033056 72,914 There are expected to be around 38,000/40,000, new deaths due to hepatitis c in 2010 (if not more) Liver disease was in the top fifteen causes of death in the US in 2006. Actually, I think it was in the top twelve. Here is the entire list from 2006: 1. Diseases of heart 2. Malignant neoplasms 3. Cerebrovascular diseases 4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases 5. Accidents (unintentional injuries) 6. Alzheimer’s disease 7. Diabetes mellitus 8. Influenza and pneumonia 9.
Avatar f tn For being in a plane crash, then beaten by a crowd, then locked up for weeks with only minimal medical treatment, later being tortured -- he moves well.