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Insulin Requirements Change The Stages Of Young Childhood

Researcher identifies clear predictors of rising A1C levels in young persons, as well as ways to improve glycemic control in this population. Managing type 1diabetes during the first two decades of life is challenging. Insulin requirements change along with the stages of life childhood, puberty, young adulthood, and beyond. But a 20-year longitudinal study conducted by researchers from Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School identifies clear predictors of rising A1C levels in young persons, as well as ways to improve glycemic control in this population. The study has been published online by Diabetic Medicine.

Patients Being Aware During Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

A new study examines that researchers aim to raise awareness of a rare but extremely distressing phenomenon: patients being aware during resuscitation following a cardiac arrest. Awareness during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has been reported in the medical literature but is an extremely rare event and it is still not clear whether these tragic cases have anything in common.

Suicidal Rate Is Increased In U.S.

According to a study, researchers determined that the U.S. suicide rate is increasing in almost every state. Suicide is listed as a leading cause of death in the report, and more than half the people who died by suicide did not have a known mental health condition. The CDC says "other problems contribute to suicide, such as those related to relationships; substance use; physical health; and job, money, legal or housing stress."

Feeling Lonely Is Bad For The Heart

According to a study, researchers found that feeling lonely was a stronger predictor of poor outcomes than living alone, in both men and women. Loneliness is bad for the heart and a strong predictor of premature death. The study was published in the journal Cardiology.