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A plain cup of coffee sits on a dish with a spoon placed next to it

Can that extra cup cut diabetes risk?

Categories: Diabetes  /  News

Is an extra cup of coffee enough to cut your risk of diabetes? A new study by Harvard researchers suggests that those who increased their coffee consumption by one and a half cups each day over a four-year period reduced their risk of Type 2 diabetes by 11 percent. Conversely, those who reduced their coffee consumption by more than a cup per day had a 17 percent higher risk of developing diabetes. The study, published in the journal Diabetologia, looked back at the results of three large population studies that when examined together included almost 100,000 women and 28,000 men over …Read More >

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A heart monitor records data while an out of focus nurse helps a patient

I’m an ER doc

Categories: Blog  /  Emergency care

Over the past year, the first 10 doctors in our inaugural emergency medicine residency program have been hard at work in University Hospital’s Emergency Department, developing new skills and perfecting old ones. I couldn’t be more pleased with them. When they leave here, they’ll make top notch ER docs — one of the most in-demand specialties in medicine. I really like the term ER doc. There’s kind of a debate about this in our profession, but about half of us insist on being called emergency medicine physicians. They tend to be the academic types. But I prefer the term ER …Read More >

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