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A study published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism and conducted at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has shown that obese children who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. The low vitamin D levels seemed to also correlate with insulin resistance, … Read more

According to a report by the Medical Foundation Research Institute, which was published in the Archives of Internal Medicine on October 10, 2011, diabetes education has failed to help diabetes sufferers in poor communities to improve their hemoglobin levels. The people studied were uninsured and in ethnic minority populations. The study was supported by the … Read more

Based on data from the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology between 2000 and 2010, more than 2,000 men who took medications for erectile dysfunction died during the study period, often from cardiovascular issues. Researchers hoped to find out if erectile dysfunction medications had harmful side effects. Twenty-six thousand side effects … Read more

You may have heard a great deal lately about the importance of vitamin D and cardiovascular health.  Numerous articles have talked about how the majority of people have dangerously low levels of vitamin D because they spend too much time indoors.  Sunshine helps the body produce the vitamin, so the recommendation has been to spend … Read more