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Polyphenol resveratrol may boost effect of oral hypoglycemic agents in Indian patients

A daily resveratrol supplement used for 3 months improved glycemic control in a small study of Indian patients with type 2 diabetes who were already taking oral hypoglycemic agents, found researchers from the JSS College of Pharmacy in Tamilnadu, India. Key Point: Oral supplementation of resveratrol improves glycemic control and… 

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Adherence to 7 cardiovascular health metrics lowers risk of premature death

Meeting 7 recommendations for improving cardiovascular health could prevent premature deaths. Key Point: Adherence to a series of healthy behaviors can protect against premature overall and cardiovascular mortality. Researchers examined data from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 3 time periods (1988-1994, 1999-2004, 2005-2010) to assess… 

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