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Quick bursts of exercise can help diabetics’ hearts

(HealthDay)—Frequent, short exercise sessions may be better for diabetes patients’ blood vessels than longer and fewer workouts, and that may reduce their risk of heart disease, according to a new study. People with type 2 diabetes are at increased risk for heart disease and reduced vascular (blood vessel) function, the study authors noted. Measuring vascular […]

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Study shows minimal impact of advanced practice providers on ED productivity, flow, safety, patient experience

Advanced practice providers (APPs) have lower productivity compared with emergency department physicians, seeing fewer and less complex patients and generating less relative value units per hour, and having no apparent impact on patient satisfaction and safety metrics. That is the conclusion of a study to be published in the November 2020 issue of Academic Emergency […]

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Afro-Caribbean patients with severe kidney disease at greater risk of hospitalisation from COVID-19

Afro-Caribbean people with end stage kidney disease (ESKD) are more likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19 than other ethnicities, a study has found. Research published today in Nephrology by King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust investigated the link between ethnicity and ESKD. They found patients of Afro-Caribbean ethnicity have a […]