To test or not to test: A cross-sectional survey of the psychosocial determinants of self-testing for cholesterol, glucose, and HIV
- Psychosocial barriers hinder success of CGM. Brannon, Matthew; Kalvaitis, Katie; Southall, Jennifer // Endocrine Today;Jul2010, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p17
The article discusses a study which investigated the psychosocial barriers that may impede the successful use of a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system by Doctor Marilyn Ritholtz and her team at the Joslin Diabetes Center.
- Nutrition hotline. // Better Nutrition;Apr97, Vol. 59 Issue 4, p10
Presents a question and answer section which suggest ways for maintaining normal cholesterol and blood-sugar levels. Information on the use of glucosamine for arthritis; Reason hiatal hernia sufferers should select the correct diet; Where further information on these topics may be obtained.
- ASK THE EXPERTS. // Focus on Healthy Aging;Apr2014, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p8
The article presents questions and answers related to health including the difference of fasting blood glucose level and A1c tests, the use of soy milk as replacement of milk for osteoporosis, and the functions of good and bad cholesterol.
- Cholesterol and blood glucose at once. // Patient Care;3/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p16
Presents information on the Accu-Chek InstantPlus System which uses a drop of blood from a fingerstick sample to provide rapid readings of total cholesterol level and blood glucose levels. Information on the time in which such information is derived; Features of the monitor; Details on the...
- Drivers of treatment change in PLHIV- psychosocial factors are more important than considerations of adherence. Pitts, Marian; Grierson, Jeffrey; Koelmeyer, Rachel // Retrovirology;2012 Supplement 1, Vol. 9 Issue Supplment 1, p1
An abstract of the article "Drivers of treatment change in PLHIV- psychosocial factors are more important than considerations of adherence," by Marian Pitts, Jeffrey Grierson, and Rachel Koelmeyer is presented.
- Is Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Everyone? Consideration of Psychosocial Factors. Ritholz, Marilyn // Diabetes Spectrum;Fall2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p287
The article discusses psychosocial factors that need to be considered in using continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices for diabetes management. CGM devices refer to real-time sensors which provide interstitial glucose values and indicate high or low glucose levels. It cites the need for...
- Family CHAOS is associated with glycaemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Chae, M.; Taylor, B.; Lawrence, J.; Healey, D.; Reith, D.; Gray, A.; Wheeler, B. // Acta Diabetologica;Feb2016, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p49
Background: Despite advances in the medical management of type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM), for many, glycaemic control remains substandard. Other factors are clearly important in determining success, or lack thereof, with diabetes management. With this in mind, we have investigated whether...
- Cinnamon for high cholesterol. // Consumer Reports on Health;Jun2004, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p7
Reveals that adding a dash of cinnamon to coffee, cereal, or toast may help control blood sugar and cholesterol. Percentage reduction of cholesterol in people with the most common type of diabetes; Increase of the sensitivity of the cells to insulin through an ingredient found in cinnamon;...
- Cholesterol screening on the spot. // GP: General Practitioner;8/11/2003, p44
As the reality of hitting contract targets grows closer, Dr. Bryan Palmer tests a device that will help one achieve more of them. The Accutrend GC is billed as a fast, accurate, on-the-spot health screening device designed to help identify and monitor patients with high blood cholesterol and...