Health News Brief: November is American Diabetes Month, Certain Antibiotics Tied To Blood Sugar Swings In Diabetics, One Pint Of Beer Lowers Risk Of Heart Disease American Medical ID


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Health News Brief

November 05. 2013   

November is American Diabetes Month
Raising awareness of this ever-growing disease is one of the main efforts behind the mission of the Association. American Diabetes Month® (ADM) is an important element in this effort, with programs designed to focus the nation's attention on the issues surrounding diabetes and the many people who are impacted by the disease.
Source: American Diabetes Association Read More

One Pint Of Beer Lowers Risk Of Heart Disease
According to the latest finding published in the journal Nutrition, drinking one pint of beer a day improves blood flow and heart function.
Source: Nutrition Read More

Certain Antibiotics Tied To Blood Sugar Swings In Diabetics
Diabetes patients who take a certain class of antibiotics are more likely to have severe blood sugar fluctuations than those who take other types of the drugs, a new study finds.
Source: Clinical Infectious Diseases Read More

Kid’s Food Allergies Cost U.S. Nearly $ 25 Billion A Year
Children's allergies to peanuts, dairy and other foods cost the U.S. nearly $ 25 billion a year, according to the first survey to come up with a comprehensive price tag for a condition that affects 8 percent of American kids.
Source: Los Angeles Times Read More

Irregular Bedtimes Could Lead To Behavioral Problems In Kids
In some households, anything goes — including a regular bedtime for young children. Whether suffering a neglectful childhood or enjoying a laissez-faire parental style, youngsters without a set bedtime tend to experience greater behavioral problems.
Source: Pediatrics Read More


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