In a photo she posted to Facebook, Kynse Leigh, a recent organ-transplant recipient, stands in front of her house and some downed tree branches while making a plea through a hot-pink-lettered sign: “Hot single female seeks sexy lineman to electrify her life.”
The mom of a girl with Type 1 diabetes has called out a public park employee who allegedly kept the girl from riding a water slide because of the insulin pump she wears attached to her stomach.
People were blown away in early June after it was announced that a woman in Florida gave birth to a 13.5-pound baby. But, just weeks later, a mom in South Carolina grabbed headlines for having a 14-pound baby. Not to be outdone, parents in Indiana just announced that in May they had a 16-pound baby.
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Talk about a conflict of interest: A new study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reveals that at least 96 health organizations received funding from either one or both of the country’s largest soda companies between 2011 and 2015.
Yet when a news article talks about red meat being bad for you, you can bet the author (or the study behind the news) failed to distinguish between processed meat and unprocessed meat, as well as overcooked meat and properly cooked meat. “Red-meat-is-bad” articles don’t always deserve a rebuttal because *most* red meat actually is bad for you. This post serves to confront misleading headlines about red meat and diabetes risk. Research Doesn’t Distinguish Between Processed Red Meat and Unprocessed Red Meat When articles suggest red meat causes chronic diseases like diabetes, you would expect a high degree of specificity and accuracy.
Prediabetes, sometimes called impaired glucose metabolism, has no clear symptoms, but people with higher than normal blood sugar based on a blood test should be tested for diabetes every one or two years, according to the American Diabetes Association. “We have known this from previous studies - but what this study adds is a method of communicating risk in a better way - a person’s lifetime risk of developing diabetes,” said Dr. Kamlesh Khunti of Leicester General Hospital in the U.K., who coauthored an editorial accompanying the new results. One in three healthy 45-year-olds will develop diabetes in his or her lifetime, Khunti said. Researchers from Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam and the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston used long-term data on about 10,000 adults in The Netherlands, including medical records, hospital discharge letters, pharmacy dispensing data and fasting blood sugar measurements.