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Respected Task Force Updates Guidelines for Diabetes Screening

by James Hubbard, MD, MPH You’re stuck in a bad storm and probably can’t get medical help for several days. You begin feeling really weak—maybe a bit nauseated. The weakness is not going away. Actually, when you think about it, through your currently fuzzy brain, you realize you’ve been feeling dehydrated and constantly thirsty for weeks now, but you’ve been urinating more than ever—even several times a night. Something’s up. […]

By | November 2nd, 2015|General|3 Comments

Medical Reasons for Unexplained Weight Gain: 8 Causes

There are medical causes for seemingly unexplained weight gain. Here, we describe eight reasons, along with some typical symptoms and treatments. [Editor’s note: This article was originally hosted on MyFamilyDoctorMag.com, our sister site. It’s now featured here as part of our new general-health section.] […]