Association Between Sickle Cell Trait With Selected Chronic Medical Conditions in U.S. Service Members.
Conclusion: SCT in these racially diverse, young adults increased both the incidence of and healthcare utilization for thromboembolism, diabetes mellitus type II, sickle cell disease, pulmonary, and chronic renal conditions. These findings suggest that clinicians treating young adults with SCT should exercise heightened surveillance for these CMC to ensure both early diagnosis and access to treatments. PMID: 29889287 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Nuerjiayi Shaheiwola, Bin Zhang, Jie Jia, Dingguo Zhang
New research suggests that a single blood test could accurately confirm type 2 diabetes
DVT, which stands for deep vein thrombosis, is when a blood clot develops within a deep vein in the body, usually in the leg. The condition has long being associated with flying and the complications can be fatal. So what symptoms and signs should you watch out for when you fly away on your holiday this summer?
Add protection from heart disease and stroke to the health benefits of marriage.
Aug 1, 2018. . Sponsored by Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network
Erie County Medical Center is recognizing a $1 million gift by awarding naming rights to its dialysis and medical office building. The Barry&Deanna Snyder Dialysis&Medical Office Building recognizes several years of support from the Snyders, who co-founded the Seneca Diabetes Foundation in 2005. He is the former president of the Seneca Nation, and currently serves as chairman for the foundation. The foundation made the $1 million endowment gift in support of ECMC’s $58 million trauma and…
Being in a healthy relationship has been shown to provide health benefits, including a longer life. Now, a new study reports that people who are married appear to have a lower risk of heart disease. The review, published in the journal Heart, analyzed over 30 studies that involved more than two million people. The studies included information on people’s marital status and their risk for heart-related problems. An estimated 80% of a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease is related to issues like genetics or other health issues like high blood pressure or diabetes, the researchers say. But other factors, like...
MINI stroke symptoms are the same as those of a stroke, but they tend to only last for a few minutes or hours. It ’s important to be aware of all the signs because a mini stroke could mean you’re at risk of having a full stroke in the near future, which can have fatal consequences. There are seven signs to look out for.
Condition: Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Interventions: Behavioral: Group-based Cognitive Behavioral Intervention; Behavioral: Web-based Cognitive Behavioral Intervention; Behavioral: Usual Care Sponsors: Emory University; National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Not yet recruiting
Condition: Chronic Stroke Interventions: Device: Transcranial direct current stimulation; Device: Upper extremity robotics Sponsors: Burke Medical Research Institute; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Northwell Health, Feinstein Institute; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Completed