Nonfasting Triglycerides Predict Stroke
Pay attention to those trigs. As the commentator notes, these study results need to be replicated in other populations. But for the purposes of mortality risk assessment these findings are significant.
By the way, my fasting trig level was 72. What’s yours?
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Just a quick little edit to let everyone know that while this blog is not an employment website I may have opportunities for part time remote work in the near future. Thanks for visiting and I’ll announce any work opportunities with a new post.
Alarming Numbers For Black Men And Colorectal Cancer : NPR
Yet another post in the periodic Double Cheeseburger series. Pay particular attention to the last two minutes of this podcast for an excellent risk factor summary and recommendations for lifestyle changes. There is a lot of relevant information for assessing risk in this short interview.
Mexican Drug Lords Diversify Their Business : NPR
Many years ago the Colombians started focusing on production and outsourced distribution to the Mexicans. Demand for drugs is down so one Mexican DTO (drug trafficking organization) is diversifying to keep revenue streams up.
Doctor and Patient – Where Have All the Doctors Gone? – NYTimes.com
When I learned the tools of the trade last century, I was taught to be highly suspicious of applicants for life insurance who claimed not to have a family medicine/primary care MD. I also know that if evidence presents itself to change an opinion or belief, you should do so.
The numbers are staggering and I no longer view applicants without a PCP as suspiciously as I once did.
Less suspicious does not mean the absence of suspicion. After all, a suspicious underwriter is a good underwriter.