A blood sugar biomarker identifies patients with atherosclerosis and a risk of cardiovascular events

The routine use of the glycosylated hemoglobin test to track blood sugar levels in the general population can identify individuals with more advanced atherosclerotic disease. Currently used in the diagnosis and management of diabetes, glycosylated hemoglobin can provide a useful estimate of atherosclerotic disease, and therefore of cardiovascular risk, in individuals without diabetes with or […]

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Food allergy training, action plans suggested for schools, day care

Schools and day care centers should implement allergy training and action plans and have unassigned epinephrine autoinjectors for use, but site-wide food prohibitions are not suggested for allergy management, according to practice guidelines published in the May 1 issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Susan Waserman, M.D., from McMaster University in Hamilton, […]

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