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Dr Miriam Stoppard: ‘It’s getting harder to tell the 2 types of diabetes apart’

As a rule of thumb, type 1 ­diabetes is defined as needing insulin and first appears in childhood or teen age. Type 2, on the other hand, tends to appear in later life, usually middle age, mostly doesn’t require ­insulin and is largely triggered by ­excessive weight. Lifestyle changes can often curb it, so clearly… Read More »

Communities of color devastated by COVID-19: Shifting the narrative

Editor’s note: First in a series on the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color and responses aimed at improving health equity. By now we’ve read headlines like these all too often: “Communities of Color Devastated by COVID-19.” Way back in March, available data started to show that vulnerable, minority communities were experiencing much higher… Read More »

These Are The 5 Best Tasting Protein Powders We Love

Protein powder has been recommended by health-conscious professionals far and wide to supplement your body through added levels of protein. According to WebMD, “Protein is an important component of every cell in the body. Hair and nails are mostly made of protein. Your body uses protein to build and repair tissues. You also use protein to make enzymes, hormones, and other body… Read More »