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Weekly Health Quiz: Diabetes, Dementia and Facebook

1 Which of the following dietary supplements is not recommended for the nondrug treatment of high TMAO levels, which is an indication of hepatic insulin resistance? Berberine Astaxanthin Krill oil Resveratrol Krill oil, astaxanthin and berberine may be among the best treatments for those with high trimethylamine-N-oxide (TMAO) levels, which is a reflection of insulin… Read More »

Sharp palliative care program gets population health plaudits

Sharp Transitions, part of Sharp HealthCare in San Diego, is the winner of this year’s $ 100,000 annual Hearst Health Prize for population health efforts. The Sharp program provides home-based palliative care for patients with advanced and progressive chronic illness who are not ready for hospice care. Bringing care to the patients and their families… Read More »