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An Olympic Challenge: To get adequate nutrition and activity daily, facebook members were introduced to multiple challenges https://apps.Facebook.Com/healthyshare they are fine but limited in terms of information, and patients should visit several sites. The cdc http://www.Cdc.Gov/nccdphp/dnpao/index.Html and american college of sports medicine are sources of credible noncommercial information on fitness, nutrition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does every school district use the same standardized developmental tests for students needing help?
No: Every school district acts as an independent "fiefdom" in every aspect of educational care. Some are excellent some aren't. Most districts within a given state are consistent with each other in using the same protocols. Be very pro active in advocating for your child as they navigate the cumbersome school process. ...Read more
Non-diabetic, a1c=5.7, 2hr post meal=140, bedtime glucose=100, trouble sleep through nite, wake up after 4-5 hrs every nite & glucose=40. What to do?
Sorry misunderstood: Sounds like reactive hypoglycemia. Try eating a small meal/snack before you go to bed to see if that helps. Also checking your blood sugar randomly throughout the day will help see if this is happening at other times too. If so small meals thought the day will help instead of the traditional 3 main meals a day. ...Read more
18/m/5'10"/185lbs will biphasic sleep schedule affect my physical growth? Thinking of doing 4.5h core+1.5h nap. Not enough time for monophasic sleep
Convenience: Would not spend the money!Get a more detailed answer ›
Elder safety: If you are asking about fall prevention, then it is not technology that helps. Try balance training exercises, maintain optimal eyesight & hearing, avoid drugs that cause dizziness or low blood pressure, ensure a safe home environment, treat problems that interrupt sleep and force you to get up at odd hours and so on & on.....! ...Read more
18 week cash paying patient. Hbsag positive on prenatal screen . What are the needed tests to work up?
HepB core Igm ANTIBO: Positive hep b surface antigen, follow up lab tests should include hepb surface igm antobodies hep b e antigen hepb e antibody hbv dna level hepatic function panel including hepatic enzymesalt &sgpt after interpreting these tests only you can determine if patient has acute hbv infection, chronic immune active infectionwith mutant virus or chronic active infection(carrier). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?Sleep apnea? SpO2 events (>=4%) 17.7ph, total 62.2min/7hrs, ave 29.6s, basal 92.3%,time <88% 10min (21x,ave low 86%) Home monitor,GP wouldn't test
Sleep Hygiene: Go to bed and get up at the same time. Create a bedtime ritual -- warm showers, room should be on slightly cooler side; no tv in the bedroom; no caffeinated drinks; no heavy meals before bed, just light snack if hungry; practice relaxation, stress management. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there an addiction or disorder for people who watch anime excessively or play video games frequently? Watching free stream anime online 6-12 hours every day even digging into hentai for the absence of intimacy. And online using video games for social n
Yes: Online addictions, whether for action games, online porn, chatrooms or many other activities can be serious and damaging to quality of life. Many addiction programs have now started special programs for those with these kinds of problems (called 'process' addictions). They sometimes reflect another underlying psychiatric problem, sometimes not. See an addiction specialist (aaap.Org or asam.Org). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Despite carbs under 50 daily and exercise 30 min daily, wake up bs persists between 7 and 8. No meds. All other rdgs normal. Stress??
?: I don't understand your question with your abbreviations. Try re-asking your question with some clarity ...Read more
Govt regulation: Emr is being introduced in a phased manner- cms guidelines. All hospitals and offices are to implement electronic records. There are so many technical difficulties with these programs, but they are getting better. As of now, most doctors have not embraced them as well. ...Read more
Ocd focus on hems, hem blood on barefoot.Erp therapy requires iooking at hem photos.Idea where to find medical pics of them online?Intrnet reslts iffy.
OCD and Exposure Tx: I'm not sure where you are searching, but just doing a quick google image search for hemorrhoids brings up a lot of fairly graphic photos. Exposure / response prevention therapy is most effective when working with a therapist who guides you through it and tailors the treatment to your particular situation. I would not recommend a "do it yourself" approach. ...Read more
Fasting gluc (serum) 110 despite home monitor saying 75. No family history, exercise all the time, eat healthy. Puzzled. Type 2 likely in future?
Check further: With a fasting glucose of 110, it is time to get further testing. A 2 hour glucose tolerance test can give you some good information on your status. It would also be a good idea to get on a low carbohydrate/low glycemic food plan and make sure you exercise. Get in for a good evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
14 month old doesn't point or show toys. Are these major autism red flags?No speech delay based on eval. Plays in turn taking social games, imitates.
Test name PSA screen 0.18. Next blank spot has =1=.... Free tv 1.18.. TSH 1.863.. Comments =1=the PSA is a direct chemiluminometric immunoassay mean?
See below: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. Having said that, your lab results are normal. ...Read more
Absolutely: More then 2 hours of screen time computer games, text, tv, etc during school year is detrimental. Sports are the best way to go for healthy mind and body, gets kids to build cardiovascular and muscle tone at crucial ages. If not into sports walk, run, bottom line is move ur body. ...Read more
Good idea: Global delay is typically an infant diagnosis. Unless there are progressive nutritional risks, aggressive therapy programs for weight bearing, movement, cognitive stimulation and functional activities on 5-7 day a week basis have merit. Unfortunately this is not a medical benefit and will be expensive. Some families choose 2-3 months a year of such a program and simulate it at home afterward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer