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New Study Says, “Check blood pressure at home, not MD’s office!”

Think you need to go to the doctor’s office to check your blood pressure? Think again. For years I’ve had my patients monitor their blood pressure at home. I do NOT rely solely upon blood pressure readings in the office. … Continue reading

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Dueling Studies on Diabetes and “Tight Control” of Blood Sugar

Reuters is reporting the American Diabetes Association featuring dueling studies on the question of whether intensive blood sugar lowering in diabetics provides health benefits. (see also the coverage on WebMD)

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Gum Disease May Make Diabetes Worse

WebMD Health News is reporting a summary of available research showing that taking care of your gums may be one of the best things you can do for your health if you have diabetes.

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