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Diane Domina

Diane is a Senior Content Producer at Remedy Health Media. She wrote the Daily Dose for HealthCentral for a number of years and is the editorial director at HealthCommunities. Her goal is to contribute to a valuable, trustworthy, and informative experience for people who are searching for health information online.

Latest by Diane Domina

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Supplements

Vitamin D May Lower Diabetes Risk

Results of a study suggest vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, improves insulin sensitivity, lowers glucose levels, and reduces type 2 diabetes risk.

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Prevention

Eat, Wait, Sleep: Sound Advice for Optimal Blood Sugar?

The recommended practice of waiting two hours after eating before going to bed doesn’t have a significant effect on blood sugar levels, say researchers.

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Treatment

You Just Learned You Have Severe Eczema: What Now?

Researchers have written comprehensive guidelines for managing severe eczema, which can increase the risk of serious infections.

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Tests

Think You Have a Food Allergy? You May Be Wrong

While about 19 percent of U.S. adults think they have a food allergy, only around 11 percent have documented food allergies, according to survey results.

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Baby

Food Allergy Prevention Tips for Parents

Updated guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics give parents the latest information on how to prevent and manage food allergies.

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Symptoms

Why Climate Change Is Bad News for People With Seasonal Allergies

Mother Nature’s calendar is being disrupted by climate change, and that’s wreaking havoc for the 25 million Americans people with hay fever.

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Diagnosis

How Likely Are You to Develop PTSD?

Researchers have developed an analytical model to accurately predict the likelihood of posttraumatic stress disorder after a frightening or shocking event.

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Blood

Childhood Lead Exposure May Impact Long-Term Mental Health

Exposure to lead in childhood may affect mental health and personality in adulthood, according to a study.

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Complications

This Simple Test Could Diagnose Preeclampsia in Minutes

In a study, researchers say they’ve developed a simple urine test to quickly diagnose preeclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy complication.

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Risk Factors

When Dad Smokes During Pregnancy, Heart Defects Are a Bigger Risk

Secondhand smoke from fathers-to-be raises a baby’s risk of congenital heart defects by up to 124 percent, even more than when mom smokes during pregnancy.