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Truckers Health

The truck driving industry is overwhelmingly unhealthy to it’s participants.  A study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reveals, “More than half of long-haul truck drivers reported having two or more of these health conditions or unhealthy behaviors: high blood pressure, obesity, smoking, limited physical activity, high cholesterol, or fewer than 6 hours of sleep. These factors increase the chance of developing preventable, long-lasting diseases.”  With this knowledge, HTAA routinely reviews and post news articles related to Truckers health in an effort to better inform you.

Prediabetes Is Linked Independently To Myocardial Infarction | HTA

Prediabetes Is Linked Independently to Myocardial Infarction

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

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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Diabetes? | HTA

How Does Sleep Apnea Affect Diabetes?

Written by Corinna Cornejo Medically reviewed by Angelica Balingit, MD The impact of sleep apnea with diabetes goes far beyond leaving you feeling tired in the morning. For people with diabetes, sleep apnea can influence your glucose levels at all times of day, change how your body responds to insulin, and play a part in

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When to Retest After Having COVID

By: Christine Zink, MD Tens of millions of people in the United States have been infected with COVID-19, resulting in hundreds of thousands of deaths. After being infected with COVID-19, there is curiosity about how often people should test themselves when they should test, and whether they should continue to retest after having the illness.

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What Is Insomnia?

By: Brandon Peters, MD – Insomnia is characterized by an inability to obtain a sufficient amount of sleep to feel rested. It can be due to either difficulty falling or staying asleep. It may also result in waking earlier than desired. The sleep is often reported to be of chronically poor quality and light and

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prediabetes

What Is Prediabetes?

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

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Sleep Apnea Treatment: Everything You Need to Know | HTA

Sleep Apnea Treatment: Everything You Need to Know

Sleep apnea is a relatively common sleep disorder in which a person experiences many breathing pauses during a night’s sleep. It puts a person at higher risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and more, so it’s essential to prevent serious health complications. This article discusses the various treatment options for apnea. What Is Sleep Apnea?

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