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Prediabetes Is Linked Independently to Myocardial Infarction

Prediabetes Is Linked Independently To Myocardial Infarction | HTA

By Ted Bosworth Prediabetes is not only a predictor of diabetes and the cardiovascular complications that ensue, but it is also a risk factor by itself for myocardial infarction(MI) (ie, heart attack), according to data drawn from almost 1.8 million patients hospitalized for MI. “Our study serves as a wakeup call for clinicians and patients … Read more

What Is Prediabetes?

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By: Barbie Cervoni MS, RD, CDCES, CDN Around 96 million American adults have prediabetes. Most—roughly 80%—aren’t aware they have the condition. Prediabetes does not typically cause symptoms. It is still a concern, however, because it is a precursor to type 2 diabetes. This means that without intervention, it can progress to type 2 diabetes, putting … Read more

Could Rapid Weight Loss Mean Diabetes?

Weight Loss In Diabetes

By Cherie Berkley, MS Medically reviewed by Do-Eun Lee, MD – An unexplained weight loss in diabetes happens when you lose a significant amount of weight without a change in diet, exercise, or lifestyle. There seems no reason for it, which is why it’s sometimes called unintentional weight loss. This type of weight loss can … Read more

What to know about diabetes and sleep

Sleep and Diabetes Management | HTA

Diabetes and Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep and blood sugar levels have an intricate relationship. As alterations in one can affect the other, it is not uncommon for people with diabetes to have difficulty sleeping. Effectively managing the condition and practicing good sleeping habits can help people with diabetes get enough good quality sleep. Diabetes is … Read more

Miles to go: Trucker Robert Palm doesn’t let diabetes keep him from the Road

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Published by: Cliff Abbott Truck drivers have been subjected to DOT physical examinations for decades, but many don’t fully understand the implications of getting failed in DOT physical exam. Robert Palm’s Journey about DOT Physical Exam “It will slap you in the face,” said Robert Palm, an owner-operator leased to Roadrunner Freight. “I went to … Read more

Managing Diabetes and Truck Driving

Tips For Managing Diabetes As a Truck Driver | HTA

Things Diabetic Patients Should Know While Truck Driving In the commercial trucking industry, “diabetes” is a fearful word. For many years there was a blanket ban that prevented anyone with diabetes who used insulin from driving commercial trucks in interstate commerce. However, in 2003, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced its plan to … Read more

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