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Metformin & DPPOS – 15-year results

Metformin & DPPOS – 15-year results

The long-term results of the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) tell us that the beneficial effect of metformin in terms of preventing or delaying the progression of diabetes persists over the entire 15 years of follow-up, and it’s looking to persist into the predictable future. In the original publication of the

What is Brown Fat?

What is Brown Fat?

Brown fat, which is also called brown adipose tissue, or BAT, is an organ that we only recently discovered to be functional in adult humans. And what makes it really fascinating is that it takes fat calories from the rest of the body and burns it up, both for the

Magnesium: A Natural Way To Treat Constipation, Insomnia and Muscle Tension

Magnesium: A Natural Way To Treat Constipation, Insomnia and Muscle Tension

Magnesium is essential to life, period. It just is. It’s one of the most prevalent minerals in the body. It’s involved in over 300 metabolic pathways in the body. You’re never going to get adequate magnesium in a multivitamin. Magnesium is found in dark, leafy greens. Almonds are a really

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened Covariates (M1620, M1028, M1060)

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers That Are New or Worsened Covariates (M1620, M1028, M1060)

»» So this afternoon at the end of the day we’re going to continue to talk about covariate items that have a direct impact on pressure ulcers that are new or worsened. So as we move along, we’re going to be looking at, first we start with a reminder that

Pressure Ulcers Quality Measure OASIS-C2 Covariates: M1028, M1060, and M1620

Pressure Ulcers Quality Measure OASIS-C2 Covariates: M1028, M1060, and M1620

»» Okay. Good morning again, everyone. Are we all awake? Everybody’s had enough coffee, right? Okay. And you’re all full of those terrific crab cakes and you had a great dinner last night, and a good sleep. And my loud printed jacket is going to keep your eyes open. That’s