Medical News of the Week

  1. Diabetes and Major Emergencies: How to Prepare
    Important items to keep on hand and in your emergency kit when you have diabetes can include the following: extra insulin and syringes or pens, contact numbers for family and close friends and a medical alert bracelet.
    Source: Joslin Diabetes Center
  2. 7 Stroke Symptoms and Key Actions To Take
    Like a heart attack, a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) is an emergency that requires immediate medical attention.
    Source: Johns Hopkins
  3. In Women, Diabetes Plus Depression a Deadly Combo
    Women suffering from both diabetes and depression have a greater risk of dying, especially from heart disease.
    Source: Archives of General Psychiatry
  4. At Least Americans Aspire to be Healthy Eaters …
    Do you think you’re a healthy eater? Odds are, the answer is yes. According to a new survey from Consumer Reports, nine out of 10 Americans give themselves credit for consuming a diet that’s at least “somewhat” healthy.
    Source: Consumer Reports
  5. Mediterranean Diet Tied to Slower Mental Decline
    People who eat and drink like the Greeks may think a little more clearly into old age.
    Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
For more tips, visit: Joslin Diabetes Center

About Shannon Thiery

As American Medical ID's Marketing Specialist, Shannon manages company social media channels and print marketing. Shannon is a Texas Native and attended the University of Texas at San Antonio where she majored in Marketing. She enjoys traveling the world, going to the lake with her family and spending time with her adorable Shih Tzu, Teddy!

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