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Category: Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Daytime Napping May Decrease CVD Event Risk

 The practice of daytime napping has been consistently linked to increased all-cause mortality although, it remains unclear whether napping is a predictor of cardiovascular disease-related or cancer-related mortality. There has been controversy among the medical community regarding the impact of napping on cardiovascular disease specifically; most studies conducted thus far have failed to provide clear, generalizable results.

 

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“Diabetes Garage”: Improving Diabetes Management in Hispanic Men

While type 2 diabetes (T2D) may not discriminate, individuals of certain racial and ethnic groups may face an increased risk of the disease and can be disadvantaged in terms of education, treatment, and management opportunities. Over the course of their lifetime, average American adults have a 40% chance of developing type 2 diabetes, however, this risk grows significantly within the male Hispanic/Latino population.

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