Fasting and Diabetes: Can One Prevent The Other?

By Jess Gomez

Researchers at the Intermountain Heart Institute at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, found that fasting reduces cholesterol levels in pre-diabetic people over extended periods of time. Researchers presented results of the study at the 2014 American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions.

Improving Processes for Outpatient Care

By Linda Leckman M D
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One of the greatest challenges facing the health care field is the need to provide better care at a lower cost. At Intermountain Healthcare the largest nonprofit health care system in Utah — we've proven that it can be done in clinical primary care through a strong, coordinated focus on quality improvement. We've also learned some valuable lessons.​ ​