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Type 2 diabetes: Eating this popular vegetable could lower blood sugar

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that involves problems with not getting enough glucose into the cells. Food plays a huge role in a type 2 diabetes and can either help or hinder the condition. Foods with high sugar content, trans-fat, white bread and starchy vegetables, are all classified as the ‘wrong’ type of food… Read More »

Walnuts may help lower blood pressure for those at risk of heart disease

When combined with a diet low in saturated fats, eating walnuts may help lower blood pressure in people at risk for cardiovascular disease, according to a new Penn State study. In a randomized, controlled trial, researchers examined the effects of replacing some of the saturated fats in participants’ diets with walnuts. They found that when… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: Can you take supplements to lower blood sugar and control symptoms?

Diabetes is a condition in which the level of sugar in the blood is too high. Having high blood sugar can be dangerous as it can lead to complications with the heart, eyes, nerves, kidneys and feet. In order to prevent complications from occurring, it’s important for people with diabetes to take measures to control… Read More »

Decision support can guide clinicians to prescribe lower cost alternatives

To curb costs in prescription drug spending, clinical decision support can help stop the upward trend of per capita spending that makes cost in this country higher than in any other industrialized nation. Adam Szerencsy, medical director, Ambulatory Informatics, NYU Langone Medical Center, will discuss how the health system was able to reduce its medication… Read More »