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Dried blood spots have clear advantages over mini tubes when it comes to lab analysis of home collected samples for HIV and syphilis testing

Blood samples taken at home and sent by post to labs to screen for HIV and syphilis are more likely to be successfully processed when the collection technique used is dried blood spots rather than mini tubes, investigators from the UK report in Sexually Transmitted Infections. Close to 95% of dried blood spot samples were… Read More »

Beware of Blood Pressure Changes at Night

Osborne said this study “is another signal that we really need to incorporate ambulatory blood pressure monitoring into the evaluation of high blood pressure. If we only see blood pressure during the day, it dramatically reduces our ability to assess overall risk.” Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring allows doctors to see blood pressure levels over a… Read More »

Eggs for type o in blood type diet

Author Mehtab Bayramova. Many studies have debunked the diet while other studies have found some benefits of the diet unrelated to blood type. Health conditions associated with blood types. The takeaway. If you’re of African descent, D’Adamo recommends not consuming eggs at all. Click the Play button to hear to Dr. Peter J. D’Adamo discuss.… Read More »

Recommendd diet for blood type o

Despite what the weight-loss industry will tell you, dieting is about finding what eating style works best with your individual physiology. The Blood Type Diet is one system that attempts to do that. The premise of naturopathic physician Peter J. D’Adamo’s Eat Right 4 Your Type is that you have a unique genetic makeup predisposing… Read More »

Low blood glucose on ketogenic diet

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that impacts blood sugar control. A person can manage the condition by following a healthful diet and maintaining a healthy body weight. A ketogenic diet is a high-fat, moderate protein, very low-carbohydrate diet that may help some people in supporting blood sugar. Some people have suggested that this type… Read More »