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Major new report calls for better integration of social determinants of health

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has published a new study that explores some key imperatives for health systems, government agencies and other stakeholders with regard to addressing the social determinants of health. WHY IT MATTERSThe report, “Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health,”… Read More »

Type 2 diabetes: One major sign your blood sugar level is too low

Type 2 diabetes is commonly associated with high blood sugar levels. Certain dietary decisions can impair the body’s ability to produce insulin, causing blood sugar levels to rise. If untreated, this can lead to life-threatening health conditions such heart disease and stroke. However, blood sugar levels can drop to dangerously low levels too. Low blood… Read More »