Diabetes is on the rise in the United States among both children and adults. Nearly 9 percent of the entire population has diabetes, approximately 25.8 million Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association.
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A fifteen-minute walk after each meal appears to help older people regulate blood sugar levels and could reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a new study …
November is American Diabetes Month and on November 14, 2013, the International Diabetes Federation will also celebrate World Diabetes Day. To commemorate these events, MPH@GW invites you to participate in our campaign to Walk Away from Diabetes. We hope that you will join us to raise awareness for diabetes prevention…
Crowdsourcing in the health care industry might seem implausible. However, there are a number of different ways crowdsourcing is being used in the field and making a real impact in innovative ways.
State public health departments do not necessarily lose funding when merged with larger Medicaid programs, according to a just-released study. The findings from this first-of-a-kind research should help allay concerns …
Our veterans risk everything to ensure our freedom, but their service often comes with a deep cost.
HIV/AIDS is recognized as a chronic disease, and while treatments have improved, prevention of the disease remains a critical public health issue. In 2012, a medication was approved for use.
Significant health disparities exist within the Latino population, which is why the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services has launched the Avance Center for the Advancement of Immigrant/Refugee Health.
The lines between public health and traditional medicine often blur as the two fields focus on common themes of health disparity identification, prevention and education.
For many physicians, a Master of Public Health (MPH) is the gateway to advancing into a career in public health education, research and preventative medicine. To better understand how an MPH can help you, peruse these profiles of medical doctors who have made the transition: