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Glucose Challenge Test is Accurate and Economical for Diabetes and Prediabetes Screening by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 11:47am A test commonly used to help identify women with diabetes during pregnancy may be an accurate, convenient and inexpensive way to screen the general population for unrecognized diabetes and prediabetes, according to Emory University researchers. The results of the study, "Glucose challenge test screening for prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes ... Read on »
Diabetes diagnosis test by thiruvelan Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 3:21pm High level of glucose in blood and later appear in urine is called as diabetes mellitus. So glucose is the most important diagnoses tests for diabetes. The fasting blood glucose level test is the most common screening diagnosis test for diabetes and pre-diabetes.   It is usually ordered when someone has symptoms of diabetes or for a person having ... Read on »
Routine diabetes screenings coul ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Jun 2009 10:33pm Routine diabetes screenings could cut health-care costs Screening adults for diabetes could result in significant cost-savings for health care systems compared to the costs of not screening individuals at all. 08 june 2009--Emory University researchers will present the findings of their diabetes screening cost analysis today at the annual m ... Read on »
Health Headlines - February 3 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:25pm Expert Sees Obesity Hitting U.S. Life Expectancy Life expectancy in the United States is set to drop within the next 50 years due to obesity, one of the world's top experts on the subject said on Wednesday. Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease Strikes 2 in N.Y. Two New Yorkers have been diagnosed with a rare sexually transmitted disease ... Read on »
Are Insulin Resistance and Diabetes Really Reversible? by Mark Hyman, M.D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 12:02am 2 Comments Diabetes is not reversible. And controlling your blood sugar with drugs or insulin will protect you from organ damage and death. That is what the medical profession would have you believe. But medication and insulin can actually increase your risk getting a heart attack or dying. What you are not hearing about is another way to deal w ... Read on »
Gimme some suga by Wishing4one Posted Tue 27 Jul 2010 2:47am I did the one hour Glucose challenge test yesterday... I went in thinking, well dreading really, the sweet drink I'd have to consume, but you know what it was good. I mean like I wouldn't pour myself 50 grams of glucose and chug it for breakfast, but it was not bad at all. Good news is I passed with flying colors, woo h ... Read on »
Chelation challenge testing: not scientific, not beneficial, may be harmful by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 6:17pm Who knows about the toxic effects of mercury? Toxicologists. The premier toxicology group in the U.S, the American College of Medical Toxicologists, represents the doctors who test and treat people suffering from real heavy metal poisoning. By contrast, many doctors have added chelation to their treatment options due to the false theory tha ... Read on »
The Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test by cj Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 12:00am In order to check if you have hormonal problem, you must undergo the clomiphene citrate challenge test. Clomiphene Citrate, which is also known as Serophene, is a fertility medication that stimulates the body to produce the hormones follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) and LH. This test looks for elevated levels of FSH, which are associated ... Read on »
The value of a clomiphene citrate challenge test by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 12:14am Many older infertile women are very unsure as to whether they need to do IVF; and if they do need IVF, if they should use their own eggs or to use donor eggs. While they understand with their heads that using donor eggs would maximise their chances of getting pregnant, it's hard for their heart to accept this decision, because most of us want a g ... Read on »
Life Transitions - Challenges that Test the Soul by Dr. Kirsti D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:36pm In the last blog, I looked at the definitions forLoss, Grief, Bereavement and Mourning. This timeI'll look at the concept of Transitions since this blog is dedicated to "your times of transition." What is a Transition? Transition is a… Passage from one state or stage to another; especially: an abrupt change…usually accompanied by ... Read on »