Minority Men’s Health Fair and Minority Men’s Health Center at Cleveland Clinic are “friendly portals of entry” to the healthcare system aimed at reducing disparities for underserved populations.
Why does kidney disease disproportionately affect minorities? What is the connection between renal disease, diabetes and hypertension? These are some of the issues Cleveland Clinic renal disease researchers are pursuing.
A Cleveland Clinic study reveals a mechanism that rapidly destroys high-density lipoprotein (HDL) in people with Type 2 diabetes, negating cardiovascular protections.
Endocrinologist Kevin Pantalone, DO, tells about an entire family misdiagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Taking time to do a thorough patient history revealed the true diagnosis 30-plus years later.
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New study shows bariatric surgery can yield impressive metabolic results for patients with mild to moderate obesity but procedure must be done sooner, rather than later.
Today, one in four people age 65 and older has diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes Educator Melissa Matteo, RD, sees many geriatric patients. Here, she provides insight on diet and food/medication interactions for older patients with diabetes.
Beyond showing that graft patency is unaffected by diabetes, a huge new observational study reinforces the choice of ITA grafts over vein grafts whenever possible.
A study of the associations between hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels and end-stage renal disease and death in a population with diabetes and chronic kidney disease reveals important information, and guidance for physicians counseling their diabetic patients.
The ACCELERATE trial found no effect on cardiac events with evacetrapib despite large HDL gains and solid LDL declines. A substudy presented at ESC 2017 now shows the drug fared no better when analysis was limited to diabetic patients.
Cleveland Clinic physicians have created an online calculator that scores a patient’s diabetes severity and recommends either gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy.