Posts Tagged ‘Diabetes’

Salt Intake Is Necessary, But Too Much Is Bad For Your Health

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Salt intake is necessary, and an essential mineral for your daily health, but too much of it will cause you health problems. Think ‘bad’ like high blood pressure and diabetes. It turns out that too much salt can also lead to a host of of other health problems, as well.   Dietary salt, or table…

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Hearing Loss As You Age, What You Can Do About It

Hearing loss is often a part of the aging process. A decline might be due to genetic factors, the aging process itself, or perhaps long-term noise exposure.   Studies have shown that hearing loss declines slightly in adults between the ages of 20 and 60. After age 60, 39 percent of adults have trouble hearing…

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New Cholesterol Guidelines Welcomed By Physicians, Clinicians

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The new cholesterol guidelines designed to decrease LDL (bad) cholesterol levels were recently issued by the American Heart Association (AHA). The cholesterol guidelines were last revised in 2013. In addition, these new guidelines have also been approved by the American Diabetes Association.       New Cholesterol Guidelines: What Are They? Of course, a healthy…

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Diabetes Month Observance Is Now, November 2018

Diabetes observance month is right now, in November 2018. It is observed every November. It is very important to publicize what diabetes disease is and how it affects your health and quality of life.   Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. It can cause blindness, nerve…

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Sugar Intake In The United States Is Way To High, Learn Why

Sugar intake in the United States is way too high and the health consequences are devastating. According to the American Diabetes Organization (ADA), 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes. And specifically, among senior citizens aged 65 and older, 25% or 12 million seniors suffer with diabetes. Also, 2 million Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every…

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Dementia 10 Year Study Offers Strategies To Reduce Risk

Dementia is a devastating disease that as it progresses, can devastate a person’s life. Every 3 seconds a new case of dementia is diagnosed, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).   Dementia is characterized by cognitive impairment, such as inability recalling memories, solving problems, and reasoning logically. The biggest risk factors are aging, stroke, and high blood pressure.    …

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Nordic Diet, What It Is, How It Works, Why People Love It

The Nordic diet is the latest health food diet craze sweeping through the United States. This diet is based on the traditional cuisine found in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, the Scandinavian countries. Nutritionists believe that the Nordic diet is one of the healthiest ways to eat. Indeed, obesity rates in Northern Europe are…

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Federal Drug Administration Approves Continuous Glucose Monitor System

The Federal Drug Administration has approved for the first time a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) that detects glucose in diabetic patients. The CGM system, manufactured by the diabetes technology company, Eversense, uses a fully implantable sensor to detect glucose and can be worn for up to 90 days.     The sensor implanted just…

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Family Health History, Why Your Doctor Needs To Know It

Family health history can be critically important for a doctor to know. It sets a baseline from which your doctor can more accurately diagnose what and why something is bothering you. And it does help to more effectively design a treatment protocol that will help you. Our health comes from both our genes and our…

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Eating Healthy: Processed Meats Taste Great, But Can Hurt Your Health

Eating healthy, nutritious meals is the key to great health and an enjoyable quality of life. Processed meats, on the other hand, while they taste great, can harm your health. In several studies, people who ate high amounts of processed meat had higher rates of diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. Researchers believe that excess salt,…

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