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There Has Never Been a Better Time to Have Diabetes

By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

April 18, 2014 | 8:22 am

A patient’s blood glucose is measured.
Credit: Biswarup Ganguly / Wikimedia Commons

The danger of diabetes is not only the immediate risk of very high blood sugar. Diabetes also has many dreaded long-term complications. (In this post I am referring to both type 1 and... read on

  • Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Worries Health Officials

    By Albert Fuchs, M.D.

    April 4, 2014 | 9:51 am

    In 1976 a new virus entered the pantheon of lethal human pathogens – Ebola virus. That year outbreaks in Zaire and Sudan sickened 284 people and killed about half of them. Ebola virus causes an illness that initially resembles a typical intestinal virus, with fever, headache, joint... read on

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