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Walmart Wellness Day is the largest single-day health event in the nation
BENTONVILLE, Ark., Oct. 10, 2016 -- For a four hour period on Oct. 15, nearly everyone in America will have access to free health screenings, education, services and products as Walmart stores nationwide host Walmart Wellness Day.
Based on the impact of America's Biggest Health Fair held by Walmart last year, the company is again hosting the largest single-day health event in the nation with free health screenings expected to benefit hundreds of thousands of people, some whom may be
October 2 1016 (Physician's Briefing) ? Weekly doses of vitamin D do not improve oral glucose tolerance or markers of glycemic status among those at risk for diabetes, according to a study published online Sept. 26 in Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.
Tracy S. Moreira-Lucas, Ph.D., from the University of Toronto, and colleagues conducted a 24-week randomized, placebo-controlled trial to study the effect of 28,000 IU of vitamin D3 once weekly on plasma glucose after a two-hour, 75-g oral glucose
September 8, 2016 (Medical Xpress) ? Changing the way you cook could help reduce your risk of getting type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
Boiling, steaming and poaching look like the safest way to go, researchers say. When you fry, grill or bake foods?also called dry-heat cooking?foods produce substances called advanced glycation end products (AGEs).
Higher levels of AGEs have been linked to insulin resistance, stress on the body's cells and inflammation, accordi
August 25, 2016 (Healio) ? Adults with well-controlled type 2 diabetes who consumed non-glucidic foods prior to high-carbohydrate foods at mealtime saw reduced glucose variability over 2 months independent of weight loss, according to recent findings.
"This study demonstrates that by only manipulating the sequence of nutrient ingestion it is possible to improve glycemic exc
August 23, 2016 (AJMC) ? Adding sodium fluoride to public water systems, a practice that dates to the 1940s, has been shown to reduce tooth decay by 25%, according to the American Dental Association. Decades worth of studies on side effects have found them to be minimal, or studies were inconclusive.
But a new study in the Journal of Water and Health raises the possibility that a lifetime of drinking fluoridated water can contribute to the development t