Author: DTS

Salt Habits and Kidney Health: A Risky Connection

Original Article: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/high-salt-intake-linked-increased-risk-kidney-disease-2024a10001l4

The Link between Salt and Kidney Disease

A recent study using data from the UK Biobank suggests that people who often add salt to their meals might be unknowingly putting their kidneys at risk. We already know … [Read More]

Breaking Down Barriers: Making Diabetes Technology Accessible for Everyone

Original Article: https://dom-pubs.pericles-prod.literatumonline.com/doi/10.1111/dom.15470

The Rise of Digital Tools for Diabetes Care

In today’s world, digital technologies are playing a big role in managing diabetes. These tools include things like continuous glucose monitors, smart blood glucose devices, advanced insulin systems, smart … [Read More]

Unveiling the Hidden Rise: A New Approach to Understanding the dawn rise in glucose in type 2 diabetes 

Original Article: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-024-52461-1

The Dawn Phenomenon in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D)

In people with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D), there’s a phenomenon called the “dawn phenomenon,” where blood sugar levels rise overnight. This increase in glucose is important to understand because … [Read More]

Hospital-at-Home Programs: A Closer Look at National Outcomes

Original Article: https://www.chiefhealthcareexecutive.com/view/hospital-at-home-national-study-shows-low-mortality-and-other-encouraging-results

Low Mortality Rates in Hospital-at-Home Programs

Most people when ill wish to avoid hospital as care can be expensive, uncomfortable and even dangerous!  Having access to care at home (can be very similar to being in hospital if organized … [Read More]

Advanced Skin Cancer Detection Device: Dermasensor’s Breakthrough

Original Article: https://www.medtechdive.com/news/dermasensor-fda-clearance-ai-skin-cancer-detection-device/704857/

A Smart Device for Detecting Skin Cancer

Dangerous skin cancer such as melanoma is on the rise, and it is important that a diagnosis is made as early as possible when it is easier to treat. A … [Read More]

Supporting Caregivers for Heart Health

Original Articles: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190911091400.htm https://onlinecjc.ca/article/S0828-282X(19)30341-1/fulltext

Caregiver Stress and Heart Health

When spouses become caregivers for their partners with heart problems, they often develop stress. This stress, ironically, might raise the risk of heart problems for the caregivers themselves. The emotions, actions, … [Read More]

Improving Blood Pressure with Community Care

Original Articles: https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/996448?ecd=wnl_infocu4_broad_broad_persoexpansion-algo_20231206_etid6128482&uac=476612SY&impID=6128482

Partnership for Better Health

Community health centers joined the National Hypertensive Control Initiative (NHCI), focusing on self-measured blood pressure (SMBP) and other methods. Early reports show major progress in controlling blood pressure rates from 44% to 70% … [Read More]