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Ambrosia Systems Brings Freestyle Readings to Your Apple Watch

https://www.diabetesdaily.com/blog/ambrosia-systems-brings-freestyle-readings-to-your-apple-watch-632062/

Have you ever wished to have the glucose readings from your Freestyle Libre continuous glucose monitor (CGM) displayed directly on your smartwatch? Ambrosia Systems is a company focused on … Read the rest

Remodeling unhealthful gut microbiomes to fight disease

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190826092320.htm

You are what you eat — right down to the microbiome living in your gut. Today, scientists will report the development of molecules that can change, or remodel, unhealthful … Read the rest

What ways are there to measure body fat?

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326331.php

There are various ways to measure the percentage of body fat, and some are more high tech than others. In this article, we describe the range of methods, include … Read the rest

Healthy foods more important than type of diet to reduce heart disease risk

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190828115238.htm

Researchers examined the effects of three healthy diets emphasizing different macronutrients — carbohydrates, proteins, or unsaturated fats — on a biomarker that directly reflects heart injury.

Deaths to heart related conditions rising in the US

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326179.php

Progress against cardiovascular disease appears to be slipping in the United States as a new study reveals total related deaths rising since 2011.

4 natural ways to increase glutathione

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326196.php

Glutathione is an important antioxidant with a range of health benefits. There are several natural ways in which a person can boost their glutathione levels. Learn more here.

alirocumab (Praluent)

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Title: alirocumab (Praluent)
Category: Medications
Created: 8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Red wine benefits linked to better gut health, study finds

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190828194219.htm

A new study has found that people who drank red wine had an increased gut microbiota diversity (a sign of gut health) compared to non-red wine drinkers as well … Read the rest

My Review: Caliā€™flour Foods Pizza Crusts

https://www.diabetesdaily.com/blog/my-review-califlour-foods-pizza-crusts-631005/

Who doesn’t love pizza? It’s a relatively quick and easy meal option that tastes great and is widely-approved by adults and kids alike. As people with diabetes know too … Read the rest

Flu shot may lower death risk in people with hypertension

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326218.php

New research finds an association between flu vaccination and a lower death risk during flu season among people with high blood pressure.