overdiagnosis

  1. haidut

    Blood Glucose Varies Widely In Healthy People, Can Reach Even Diabetic Levels

    I noticed over the years that many of the people diagnosed with pre-diabetes or diabetes II have received their diagnosis based on a single fasting blood test. The use HbA1C is not as widespread among PCP, despite what mainstream media claims. About half of the cases of newly diagnose...
  2. haidut

    Breast Cancer Screening Useless, A Third Of Women Get Treated For Harmless Cancers

    Ray wrote in a recent newsletter of his about the Appalachian cancer "paradox" - i.e. women living in that region who have breast cancer have much higher survival rate and longer lifespan than women in the rest of the country despite the extreme poverty in the region. In Ray's words, this...
Top