Diabetes

Medical Research

How do blood sugar, blood pressure and race intersect? A research team is asking that question – NAU

A team of NAU researchers is studying the relationship between blood sugar and blood pressure and how those factors contribute to the development of diabetes, hypertension and heart disease in historically underserved populations. Sara Jarvis, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, is working with two graduate students and 10 undergraduate students on

Hypnotically Speaking

Hypnotically Speaking

It’s been a few weeks since Halloween and I’m wondering how many of you out there are being chased by the sugar monster, as my colleague and mentor Sheila Granger, the author of No More Diets, refers to the continuous craving for sugar. Research has indicated that sugar is more addictive than cocaine. It is

Health

Programs tackle diabetes prevention in Black, Hispanic youth as cases surge

When Nahomi Garcia was young, she usually had some sort of sweet treat or snack around the house. Her mother often cooked, but she still enjoyed Flamin’ Hot Cheetos or the sweetbread her grandmother loved. But at the same time, Garcia began to worry about both her weight and her health – especially the potential

COVID-19

Opinion – COVID-19 Death Rates: Whites Get the Blame

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] In theory, there’s a right way to handle a pandemic. With enough information, you could establish the best policy that would save

Opinion

Opinion: Race Differences in the Clinic

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] I work as a clinical assistant at a primary care pediatric clinic in a good-sized southeastern city. Our patients are mostly lower

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