Lack of recent health care tied to unawareness of diabetes

(HealthDay)—Factors that are associated with being unaware of diabetes include not receiving health care in the past year, while a family history of diabetes and hospitalizations in the past year are factors associated ...

Medical research

Similar outcomes for permissive underfeeding, standard feeding

(HealthDay)—For critically ill adults, permissive underfeeding with full protein intake is associated with similar outcomes as standard feeding among those with high and low nutritional risk, according to research published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Slight decline in U.S. prevalence of latent TB from 2000 to 2011

(HealthDay)—From 2000 to 2011 there was a slight decline in the prevalence of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in the United States, according to a study published in the Aug. 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory ...


Trends in insulin use, glycemic control explored

(HealthDay)—Since 1988, the proportion of patients with diabetes currently on any insulin has remained stable, according to research published online Dec. 30 in Diabetes Care.


Improvements in US diet lower premature deaths

Two new studies from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shed light on critical dietary issues facing Americans. One study showed that while recent improvements in the U.S. diet have helped reduce disease and premature ...

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