Anne Cundiff

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Hy-Vee, Inc., Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Location:

  • Des Moines, IA

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When people infected with norovirus vomit, they release virus particles into the air that can infect other people, researchers report.

    Norovirus is often called the "cruise ship" virus due to numerous outbreaks at sea. Norovirus infections caus...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Family Medicine:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research finds that parents of overweight kids are more likely to restrict their children's food intake -- a potentially bad idea -- if they themselves are carrying extra pounds.

    By contrast, mothers and fathers are more likely to pressure th...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Allergy & Immunology:

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states.

    The interim guidance, which runs counter to conventional thought, w...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 21, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A yummy appetizer might make your main course less satisfying, new research suggests.

    Ordinary hors d'oeuvres, on the other hand, could make the food that follows seem a lot tastier.

    "It's always worth remembering that our experiences are ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High doses of the diabetes drug liraglutide (Victoza) seem to help patients with type 2 diabetes lose weight, a new study suggests.

    In a trial funded by the drug's maker Novo Nordisk, people who took 3 milligrams (mg) of Victoza daily over 56 we...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens who volunteer, belong to after-school clubs and have positive role models and strong adult support at school are more likely to be physically active and less likely to be overweight or obese, a new study finds.

    But minority or low-income tee...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    WEDNESDAY, Aug. 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps seem to have a much lower risk of dying from heart disease or stroke prematurely than those who rely on multiple daily injections of insulin, new research suggests.

    "As done in Sweden at the ti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Smartphones could become a high-tech tool to help boost heart health, experts say.

    The apps and wearable sensors on many cellphones can track exercise, activity and heart rates, and while evidence of their effectiveness in reducing risk factors...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- As New York City struggles to contain an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, two new U.S. government reports show the bacteria that causes the potentially deadly illness can take root in a myriad of water sources.

    Those sources can include poorl...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Adolescent Medicine:

    FRIDAY, Aug. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Taking vitamin D supplements does not benefit obese teens and may actually harm their health, new research indicates.

    Studies have suggested a link between vitamin D deficiency and problems such as insulin resistance and heart disease, and some d...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to slimming down, a diet low in fat seems to beat a diet low in carbohydrates for body fat loss, new research suggests.

    The finding stems from a small U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigation that tracked each approac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to slimming down, a diet low in fat seems to beat a diet low in carbohydrates for body fat loss, new research suggests.

    The finding stems from a small U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) investigation that tracked each approac...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease):

    TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with major depression or bipolar disorder may face a higher risk for heart disease and they need to be followed closely, new recommendations from the American Heart Association state.

    "Youth with mood disorders are not yet widely recognized...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are.

    However, the Canadian researchers who did the review did find a...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    TUESDAY, Aug. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new review suggests that saturated fats, like those found in many dairy products and meat, may not be the big contributors to heart disease or early death that many think they are.

    However, the Canadian researchers who did the review did find a...Full Article