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May 22, 2021

Latest Guidelines for Diabetes & What You Need to Know About Strokes
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Latest Guidelines for Diabetes & What You Need to Know About Strokes
More than 1 in 10 Americans have diabetes, and roughly 1 in 3 have pre-diabetes. This week, we'll talk with diabetes specialist Rita Kalyani, MD, Johns Hopkins Medicine endocrinologist and associate professor, who recently wrote a summary of the latest guidelines to lower blood glucose and reduce the risk for cardiovascular disease. Then, on average, someone in the U.S. has a stroke every 40 seconds. Prompt treatment can minimize brain damage, and every moment is crucial. On this week’s Mayo Q&A segment, Dr. Robert Brown, Jr., chair of Mayo Clinic's Division of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, will explain what you need to know about stroke warning signs, and who is most at risk.
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