Not all it's cracked up to be

May 2008
Pharmaceutical Representative;May2008, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p11
The article repots that eating more than six eggs a week can hasten health problems and mortality. It is reported by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School that men who ate several eggs a week are more likely to suffer ill-health conditions. In addition, it also increases mortality rate and potentially dangerous particularly those who are suffering diabetes.


Related Articles

  • All-Cause Mortality Trends in a Large Population-Based Cohort With Long-Standing Childhood-Onset Type 1 Diabetes. Secrest, Aaron M.; Becker, Dorothy J.; Kelsey, Sheryl F.; Laporte, Ronald E.; Orchard, Trevor J. // Diabetes Care;Dec2010, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p2573 

    OBJECTIVE-- Although management of type 1 diabetes improved dramatically in the 1980s, the effect on mortality is not clear. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS-- We report trends in 30-year mortality using the Allegheny County (Pennsylvania) childhood-onset (age <18 years) type 1 diabetes registry (n =...

  • Diabetic Patients With Kidney Disease Should Be Treated Aggressively From the Get-Go.  // Diabetes Health;Apr2006, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p23 

    Discusses a study on the mortality of diabetic patients with kidney disease. Reference to a study published in the January 2006 issue of the "Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular" journal; Survival rate of patients after a 4½-year follow-up; Conclusion reached by the study authors.

  • Healthy Arteries Needed. Karl, Elka // Diabetes Health;Apr2005, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p64 

    Presents a study on diabetics who have an increased mortality associated with peripheral arterial disease progression. Key findings.

  • Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply research enters second phase.  // High Plains Journal;8/13/2012, Vol. 130 Issue 33, p6-A 

    The article presents information regarding the Coalition for Sustainable Egg Supply which is entering into second phase of research and the results from first phase raised by researchers in three different housing types on same commercial farm in the U.S.

  • Risk - Complications and Comorbidities.  // Current Medical Literature: Diabetes;2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p89 

    This section presents researches on the risk of complications and comorbidities of diabetes published in different publications. Cited in "Diabetes Care" is a study describing the incidence of end-stage renal disease due to diabetes and care for individuals with such case. In "Circulation," a...

  • Mortality in Type 1 Diabetes in the Current Era. Katz, Michelle; Laffel, Lori // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;1/6/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 1, p35 

    The author discusses the state of research on Type 1 diabetes mortality in 2015. Topics cited include the need to address the acute and chronic complications of Type 1 diabetes and how the limited number of deaths in the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial/Epidemiology of Diabetes...

  • Study challenges controversy between egg consumption, CHD risk.  // Cardiology Today;Mar2013, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p7 

    The article reports on the lack of association between egg consumption and risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) or stroke based on a systematic review by Y. Rong and colleagues, published in the "British Medical Journal (BMJ)" in 2013.

  • Ischaemic preconditioning does not protect the heart in obese and lean animal models of Type 2 diabetes. Kristiansen, S. B.; Løfgren, B.; Støttrup, N.; Khatir, D.; Nielsen-Kudsk, J. E.; Nielsen, T. T.; Bøtker, H. E.; Flyvbjerg, A. // Diabetologia;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 10, p1716 

    Aims/hypothesis. The prevalence of Type 2 diabetes mellitus is increasing worldwide with obese diabetic patients constituting the majority of this population. Type 2 diabetes is associated with increased morbidity and mortality after acute myocardial infarction. Previous experimental studies of...

  • Prolonged QTc interval predictor of increased risk for mortality. Brietzke, Stephen A. // Endocrine Today;5/10/2008, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p20 

    The article discusses research on prolonged corrected QT interval as predictor of increased risk for mortality in patients with and without diabetes, with reference to a study published in the 2008 issue of the journal "Diabetes Care." According to results of the study, increased mortality was...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics