Stress Is Tough on Medical ‘Surrogates’ When a Loved One Is Ill

FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — When seriously ill hospital patients can’t express their wishes about their medical care, decision-making often falls to emotionally drained family members. Anxiety and depression are common for these surrogate decision members, say researchers from the Indiana University Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Institute. But they concluded…

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Big Strides Made in Diabetes Care

FRIDAY, Jan. 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — This past year was a busy, productive one for diabetes research and care. “2017 was a year of progress in our understanding of diabetes and its complications, the tools available to help people manage their diabetes, and attention to the economic and accessibility challenges faced by people with…

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