Metabolic health and weight management key to minimizing diabetes risk

CLEVELAND, Ohio (February 26, 2020)–Increased fat distribution during menopause has long been shown to increase insulin resistance and the risk of diabetes. A new study based on data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) shows that being metabolically unhealthy increases diabetes risk, even in women of normal weight. Results are published online today in Menopause,…

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The Basics of ‘Medicare for All’

ImageBernie Sanders in Houston on Sunday. “Medicare for all” may be closest to Canada’s system.Credit…Larry W Smith/EPA, via Shutterstock It’s possible you’ve tuned out when the Democrats running for president have tussled over “Medicare for all.” But now that Bernie Sanders, who introduced the Medicare for All Act in the Senate, is ascending in the…

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How to Prepare for Coronavirus

American health officials warned on Tuesday that the coronavirus is likely to spread in communities in the United States. They urged individuals to get themselves and their families ready. But what can you do? Infectious disease experts stressed that people should not panic and offered practical advice. “The mantra is, ‘Keep calm and carry on,’”…

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