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Obesity Quick Facts Mar 9th, 2017

Photo by Siora Photography on Unsplash The prevalence of obesity is increasing at an alarming pace across the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that by the year 2015 there will be 2.3 million adults worldwide who will be overweight and more than 700 million will be obese. In...

What Is Osteoporosis? Feb 15th, 2017

Photo by Harlie Raethel on Unsplash Up to 50% of women and 25% of men aged 50 years or older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. The word “Osteoporosis” literally means “porous bones”. It is a metabolic disorder of bones resulting in progressive weakening and increased likelihood of breaking...

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Jan 3rd, 2017

Technology enables us to monitor glucose in real time One of the main goals of treating a patient with diabetes is to control blood sugar levels. It would be ideal to return patients’ 24- hour blood sugar profile towards normal healthy pattern seen in non-diabetic subjects. Technological advances have allowed...

Understanding Thyroid Disorders Dec 12th, 2016

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Quick Facts on Diabetes Nov 6th, 2016

Photo by Mykenzie Johnson on Unsplash According to the Centers of Disease Control more than 29 million US adults have diabetes, and 25% of them don’t know it. 86 million US adults— more than a third—have prediabetes, and 90% of them don’t know it. The prevalence of diabetes has increased tremendously...