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Diabetes 당뇨 as common in Korea as USA

Diabetes is 당뇨.  Also, diabetes is 당뇨병 where 병 means illness.     Korean is a thin-country, but has approximately the same rate of diabetes as USA.  The sudden change in the typical diet from vegetarian to eating lots of junk … Continue reading

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Cultural Exchange: Healthcare

I wonder about the US vs Korea health care system. In the US, there are 5,723 hospitals with 920,829 beds.  My local hospital Berkshire Medical Center is touted as in the top #100 Hospitals for overall care.  Massachusetts is well known … Continue reading

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