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How To Lower Morning Blood Sugar: Practical Tips

How to Lower Morning Blood Sugar

It seems strange to be able to keep blood sugar levels in control through the day and have high morning blood sugar, right? Let's talk about how to lower it.

Saline solution is easy to make at home using salt and water. Here, we look at how to make saline solution, its uses, and how to store the solution safely.

How to make saline solution at home: Ingredients and uses

Saline solution is easy to make at home using salt and water. Here, we look at how to make saline solution, its uses, and how to store the solution safely.

To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.

To help pet owners make decisions about end of life care, a veterinarian developed a decision tool based on seven indicators.

Spirulina — a blue-green algae used as a supplement — appears to reduce blood pressure. A recent study pins down the molecular mechanisms involved.

Spirulina: Could eating these bacteria reduce blood pressure?

Spirulina — a blue-green algae used as a supplement — appears to reduce blood pressure. A recent study pins down the molecular mechanisms involved.

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Feline Distemper Vaccination: Will Your Adult Cat Benefit from Re-Vaccination? - The Conscious Cat

A new study looked at whether there was any benefit from repeated feline distemper vaccination after the inital series of vaccines.

The amount of wet food your cat needs depends on factors such as age and body condition. Learn how much wet food your cat needs.

The amount of wet food your cat needs depends on factors such as age and body condition. Learn how much wet food your cat needs.

An FDA quality-control nightmare reveals how impurities end up in America’s blood pressure pills.

Carcinogens Have Infiltrated the Generic Drug Supply in the U.S.

An FDA quality-control nightmare reveals how impurities end up in America’s blood pressure pills.

Tumor seeding may occur during colonoscopy, although the risk is low, a proof-of-principle study reveals.

Tumor Seeding During Colonoscopy Linked to Metachronous Colorectal Cancer

Tumor seeding may occur during colonoscopy, although the risk is low, a proof-of-principle study reveals.

Tumor seeding may occur during colonoscopy, although the risk is low, a proof-of-principle study reveals.

Tumor Seeding During Colonoscopy Linked to Metachronous Colorectal Cancer

Tumor seeding may occur during colonoscopy, although the risk is low, a proof-of-principle study reveals.

Physicians prescribing SGLT2 inhibitors, a newer class of diabetes drugs, are advised to "have a high index of suspicion" about the potentially fatal complication.

Fournier Gangrene Alarm: More Cases Linked to Diabetes Drugs

Physicians prescribing SGLT2 inhibitors, a newer class of diabetes drugs, are advised to "have a high index of suspicion" about the potentially fatal complication.

Life Cycle of a Cat Flea. Fleas begin feeding immediately after acquiring a host and excrete flea dirt as a food source for larvae. Mating occurs on the host. Each female can deposite 25-50 eggs per day starting 24 to 48 hours after acquiring a host. Eggs and flea dirt drop off host and into the environment (carpets, bedding, etc.). Maggot-like larvae hatch from eggs and must consume flea dirt in order to properly develop. The larvae go through 3 stages and then spin a silken cocoon. Pupal…

Prescription Flea Medicine For Dogs & Cats | Comfortis (spinosad)

Learn about the flea life cycle and see how to kill fleas on dogs & cats with one tablet each month of Comfortis® (spinosad) flea treatment.

Depression: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

Depression: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

Depression: Practice Essentials, Background, Pathophysiology

Immunotherapy with PD-1/PDL-1 checkpoint inhibitors is transforming the landscape in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, prolonging survival to unprecedented lengths compared with chemotherapy alone.

Unprecedented Survival in Lung Cancer With Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy with PD-1/PDL-1 checkpoint inhibitors is transforming the landscape in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, prolonging survival to unprecedented lengths compared with chemotherapy alone.

Esophageal cancer has now joined the list of tumor types that can be treated with a checkpoint inhibitor — in this case, with pembrolizumab (Keytruda).

First Approval for Immunotherapy for Esophageal Cancer

Esophageal cancer has now joined the list of tumor types that can be treated with a checkpoint inhibitor — in this case, with pembrolizumab (Keytruda).

Daily aspirin may reduce the risk for progression to fibrosis and NASH in fatty liver disease, observational data suggest; more research is needed before recommending daily aspirin in NAFLD.

Daily Aspirin May Lower Risk for Fatty Liver Progression

Daily aspirin may reduce the risk for progression to fibrosis and NASH in fatty liver disease, observational data suggest; more research is needed before recommending daily aspirin in NAFLD.

The signs and symptoms of ADHD in children are distractibility, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. Use this self-test to find out if your child's challenges resemble attention deficit disorder.

[Self-Test] Could My Child Have ADHD?

Does my child have ADHD? Only a licensed clinician can diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, but if you suspect that your child has symptoms of ADHD, take this self-test and share the results with your child's doctor when requesting a thorough evaluation.