Physical Fitness and Mental Wellness for the Win

Beck Pennington, former UK Men's Tennis Team player at the number one singles and doubles position and current Assistant Tennis Coach at the University of Miami, talks about the importance of eating right, getting enough sleep, and exercising your body. Click below for the video.

Lung Cancer Screening

Today on the vlog, Dr. Lovoria Williams discusses lung cancer screening. The US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) created a lung cancer screening guideline after extensive research via a national study that observed the best screening test for lung cancer prediction. The study revealed that an annual low dose CT scan test is the best method for screening lung cancer. The lung cancer screening test is quite unknown so only 5% test whereas breast cancer and colon cancer are more familiar tests and have an 80% test rate.

Physical activity in diabetes: Is any better than none? Journal of Diabetes and Its Complications

All-cause and cardiovascular mortality risk in U.S. adults with and without type 2 diabetes: Influence of physical activity, pharmacological treatment and glycemic control...

Use of My HealtheVet Patient Web Portal among Veterans Seen for Diabetes Mellitus at a Medical Center in the Southeastern United States.

An increasing number of studies have examined the use of information technology to improve diabetes care and patient self-management...

Patient Web Portals, Disease Management, and Primary Prevention

Efforts aimed at health care reform and continued advances in information technologies have prompted interest among providers and researchers in patient web portals…

A Systematic Review of Studies of Web Portals for Patients with Diabetes Mellitus

Patient web portals are password-protected online websites that offer patients 24-hour access to personal health information from anywhere with an Internet connection… 

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