News tagged with hemoglobin

FDA approves A1c test for diabetes diagnosis

(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just cleared a hemoglobin A1c assay to be marketed for the diagnosis of diabetes, according to a May 24 press release issued by the agency.

May 29, 2013
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Diabetes, hypertension prevalent with spinal stenosis

(HealthDay)—Nonelderly, older adults with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) have a higher prevalence of diabetes and hypertension than those without stenosis, according to a study published in the April 20 issue ...

May 07, 2013
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Diabetes self-care improves slowly, US report finds

(HealthDay)— More Americans are meeting diabetes care goals, but nearly half still aren't achieving major targets for controlling blood sugar, blood pressure and cholesterol, government health officials ...

Apr 24, 2013
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Intensive glucose control improves CVD risk factors

(HealthDay)—Intensive glucose-lowering therapy (INT) is associated with favorable changes in lipoprotein levels and inflammatory risk factors even though it does not lower the incidence of cardiovascular ...

Apr 15, 2013
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Diabetes care for African-Americans can be improved

(HealthDay)—For African-Americans with type 2 diabetes, health care-promoted interventions targeting patients, the health care system, or both, can improve the quality of care, according to a review and ...

Apr 01, 2013
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New model predicts hospital readmission risk

Hospital readmissions are a costly problem for patients and for the United States health care system with studies showing nearly 20 percent of Medicare patients are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days ...

Mar 25, 2013
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