Diane Harper

Bio

Specialties:

  • Health Education

Affiliation:

  • University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine

Location:

  • Leawood, KS

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Health Education:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sitting too long may be hazardous to your health, even if you exercise regularly, Australian researchers report.

    A new study found that sitting appears to be linked to increased blood sugar and cholesterol levels, whic...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 1,300 people, average age 68, who suffered migraine headaches with and without aura. Migraine with aura is a migrain...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 1,300 people, average age 68, who suffered migraine headaches with and without aura. Migraine with aura is a migrain...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans live with a disability, health officials reported Thursday.

    The most common disabilities are mobility limitations, such as having serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs -- affecting one in eight adults -- fo...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than 50 million Americans live with a disability, health officials reported Thursday.

    The most common disabilities are mobility limitations, such as having serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs -- affecting one in eight adults -- fo...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

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

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wide blood pressure fluctuations may signal an increased risk of heart disease and early death, researchers say.

    The large study of people taking blood pressure medication found that variations of more than 14 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure read...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Wide blood pressure fluctuations may signal an increased risk of heart disease and early death, researchers say.

    The large study of people taking blood pressure medication found that variations of more than 14 mm Hg in systolic blood pressure read...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatrics Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- High blood sugar associated with prediabetes may increase the risk for Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that insulin resistance -- higher-than-normal levels of blood sugar that often precede type 2 diabetes -- was relat...Full Article

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

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.

    The study, which included almost 2,100 California high school students, found that one-quarter had ever "vaped" (tried e-cigarettes). Ten pe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Cardiac Rehabilitation:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Praluent, the first of a powerful new class of injected, cholesterol-lowering drugs that experts believe could change cardiovascular care.

    Praluent (alirocumab) sharply cuts levels of LDL (...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Music training improves teens' hearing and language skills, a new study says.

    The findings suggest that music instruction can help teens do better in school, according to Northwestern University researchers.

    "While music programs are often...Full Article