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Acid Reflux Drugs May Increase The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes..

Date: October 23, 2020 | Time: 9:00am | Posted By: Dr. Jay Cullinane

If this sounds familiar, it's not d'ej`a vu all over again. In 2019, statin drugs were associated with a higher incidence of type 2 diabetes. The hallmark of type 2 diabetes is high blood glucose. That is what is measured with the hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c or A1c) lab test. Prolonged high serum glucose levels lead to insulin resistance. The exact mechanism of how that happens is still being worked out. In insulin resistance, insulin does not efficiently get glucose into.... <view entire article>

Tech Neck Torture..

Date: September 17, 2020 | Time: 8:45am | Posted By: Dr. Jay Cullinane

The neck pain, stiffness and headache you get after using your smart phone for a while has become known as "tech neck." Similar symptoms can occur when you slouch or strain your neck while using a computer. The use of mobile devices can lead to pain in the elbow, wrist and hand. People have started calling these symptoms "text claw, iPad hand and selfie elbow." Upper back pain, shoulder pain and eye pain are also possibly caused by tech neck..... <view entire article>