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Study: Signs of Adult Diabetes Already Visible by Age 8 Years

Early signs of being more susceptible to type 2 diabetes (T2D) as an adult can be seen in children as young as age 8 years, decades before it is likely to be diagnosed, according to researchers from the University of Bristol.

Patients with Diabetes Face Unique Challenges During COVID-19 Pandemic

Contemporary Clinic spoke with Robert Schumm, MBA, president of Ascensia Diabetes Care, about the challenges that patients with diabetes are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study Suggests Vitamin K May Offer Protective Health Benefits in Older Age

The data suggest that vitamin K, a nutrient found in leafy greens and vegetable oils, may offer protective health benefits as people get older, according to the researchers.

Nursing Support, Policy Reform Needed Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The recommendations in the editorial are based on a 2018 World Innovation Summit for Health report and include implications for nurses and advanced practice nurses, policy makers, governmental and nongovernmental health partners.

Management of Anxiety in the Pediatric Population

Since anxiety often exists alongside other comorbidities, it can make diagnosis a difficult process.

CDC Releases 2020 Immunization Update

The CDC’s update to the Immunization Schedule highlights the new best practices and the efficacy and safety of crucial vaccines for children, according to a session at the virtual National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 2020 Annual Meeting.

U.S. News & World Report and Pharmacy Times® Reveal This Year's Top-Recommended Health Products

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, and Pharmacy Times®, the leading multimedia pharmacy network for pharmacists, today released the top-recommended health products for 2020.

Study: Teen Obesity, Diabetes, High Blood Pressure May Lead to Prematurely Aged Arteries

At the end of 5 years, the teens with either obesity, T2D, or high systolic blood pressure were significantly more likely to have thicker and stiffer carotid arteries, the main blood vessel that leads to the brain, according to the study.

Study Links Early Sleep Problems to Autism Diagnosis Among At-Risk Children

Previous research has shown that young children who have a sibling with ASD are at a higher risk for also being diagnosed with the condition.

Experts Urge Continued Immunizations During COVID-19 Pandemic

Organizations have warned that disruptions in immunization services could lead to outbreaks in many vaccine-preventable diseases.