Cholesterol is a type of structural lipid (fat) that is created by animal cells. In vertebrates, including humans, liver cells are responsible for most cholesterol production in the body. Other sources of dietary cholesterol are animal-based foods such as eggs, fish oil, butter, and red meat. HDL vs LDL Cholesterol
What to expect in 2020 for your Medicare (Part D) Drug Benefits As 2020 approaches, Diabetes Texas wants to make sure that all of our patients are aware of any updates and changes they may experience with their coverage. Below is a downloaded one-sheet guide that explains the Medicare part D benefits. For
Medical Spending On Diabetes Cracks The Top 20 Global Economies In 2019, diabetes is estimated to have caused at least $760 billion in health expenditures. To put that in perspective, if diabetes were a country and that was its GDP, diabetes would rank #20 in world economies. Just edging out Switzerland with a
The pancreas is a 6-inch-long organ that sits behind the stomach and across the back of the abdomen. The pancreas gets its name from the Greek words pan ‘all’ and kreas ‘flesh’. This organ is a heterocrine gland and has roles in both the digestive system and the endocrine system.
In the US, 100 million adults were either living with diabetes or were prediabetic as of 2017. There are nearly 3 million people in Texas that have diabetes. That is almost 15% of the entire population. For those with diabetes, mismanagement of the disease can result in complications such nerve damage,