Weekly Health Update #508

Health Alert: Prediabetes Linked to Heart Attack. 
Prediabetes is a term used to describe elevated blood sugar levels that have not yet reached the threshold for a diabetes diagnosis. An analysis of data regarding 1.79 million hospitalizations for myocardial infarction found that prediabetes increases an individual’s risk for heart attack by 25%, percutaneous intervention (angioplasty) by 45%, and heart bypass surgery by 200%. 
Endocrine Society, June 2022

Diet: Fruit, Vegetables, and Kidney Health. 
Following a review of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researchers have observed an association between chronic kidney disease and a low intake of fruit and vegetables. 
Journal of Renal Nutrition, July 2022

Exercise: The Least Active Day for Older People Is… 
According to a study that monitored the activity of 459 older adults, seniors are least active on Sundays, averaging just 22.5 minutes of exercise and spending 453.9 minutes engaged in sedentary activities. 
Preventative Medicine Reports, June 2022

Chiropractic: Improved Posture. 
A literature review found that manual therapy techniques—such as those used by doctors of chiropractic—are an effective intervention for improving lateral pelvic tilt and reducing forward head posture and thoracic kyphosis. 
Gait & Posture, June 2022 

Mental Attitude: Exercise May Slow Cognitive Decline. 
A recent systematic review found that engaging in aerobic exercise and resistance training may slow or reverse mild-cognitive impairment. The findings suggest that physical activity should be included in a multimodal approach to address cognitive decline. 
Journal of Affective Disorders, August 2022

Wellness/Prevention: Want Young Looking Skin? 
The American Academy of Dermatology offers the following tips for younger looking skin: use sunscreen and anti-aging moisturizer daily; choose products that address your specific concerns, such as dark spots or wrinkles; choose products designed for your skin type, such as dry, oily, or sensitive; choose hypoallergenic products that won’t clog your pores and that offer a hotline for questions; and be realistic about what these skin care products can do for your skin. 
American Academy of Dermatology, June 2022

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