Tag Archives: Medical

Diabetes overtreatment seriously endangers health – Medical News Today

People with diabetes, particularly those with type 1 diabetes, may have an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if they receive too much glucose lowering therapy. New research now warns that many people with diabetes face that risk. Many people receive too intensive a treatment for diabetes. In 2018, Medical News Today reported on… Read More »

Black Men’s Distrust of Medical System Harms Their Health

New findings published in the journal Behavioral Medicine reveal that medical mistrust—the deep-seated suspicion of medical organizations—negatively affects Black men’s health, reports UConn Today. For the study, researchers analyzed associations between medical mistrust, perceived racism in health care, everyday racism and preventive health screening delays using data from 610 African-American men age 20 and older.… Read More »

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Ruby… Read More »