diabetes and the intellect Search Results

Hypoglycemia Doesn’t Harm Intellect

Recurring episodes of hypoglycemia or low blood sugar that are severe enough to cause a loss of consciousness or seizures do not appear to affect intellectual (cognitive) function, according to results of a long-term study. Investigators at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts presented the results of the study during the session of the […]

Mind Over Diabetes

Notwithstanding all the artillery man has created for survival through the course of the ages, nothing could be more powerful than what he has been internally blessed with from the beginning—the mind. Related terms:mind over diabetesmind over diabetes foundation

Diabetes May Cause Cognitive Dysfunction

Apart from obesity, heart attack and other complications, a group of Boston-based researchers warned elderly diabetics of possible development of cognitive dysfunction. They advised diabetics in older age brackets to undergo screenings to test early stages of intellectual impairment which is detrimental to “one’s ability to self-manage”. Related terms:hemoglobin a1c levels

Getting Younger

Getting younger—that phrase has reaped me so many smiles over the last few years. Somehow, it makes reality seem easier to accept. Nobody wants to grow old because accepting it may open the flood gates of aches and pains that come with age. Related terms:diabetes training Far Easthern Universitydr william chua contributionsMarcelo D Cruz Jrnot […]

Retirement Anxieties for Doctors

Upon reaching career twilight, doctors are faced with tough questions: Would they retire and live a scaled down life? Or would they continue to serve in the profession they have so loved until death do them part? Related terms:related studies of retirement anxietiesbernard virshup mdthesis of retirement anxietiesmedicine retirement sense of worth anxietydoctor retirementhow to […]

FDA Approves Drug for Chorea Treatment in Huntington’s Disease

Xenazine (tetrabenazine) has been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) as the first drug for the treatment of chorea among patients with Huntington’s disease. “Xenazine represents hope for patients and families dealing with this difficult disease,” said Dr. Timothy Cote, director of FDA’s Office of Orphan Products Development. “For the […]