Posts Tagged ‘Diabetes’

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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Heart Disease Protection When You Have Diabetes

Heart disease protection is very important if you have Type 2 diabetes. Get serious by living a healthy lifestyle and taking the proper medications. The connection between heart disease and diabetes is strong for two main reasons.  Long-term high blood sugar harms blood vessels and speeds up atherosclerosis, the hardening and narrowing of blood vessels. The combination of type 2 diabetes and coronary artery…

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Blurry Eyes: What It Can Be Saying About Your Health

Blurry eyes might indicate that your eyes are tired, or may need new eye glasses. But, it may also be telling you that you might have a major health problem.   Blurry Eyes: Time To Check Your Eye Glasses When your eyeball is shaped more like an egg than round, or your cornea or your…

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Sugar: The Silent Killer You Have To Give Up To Stay Healthy

Sugar consumption is at an all time high. Refined sugar in the form of sucrose and high fructose corn syrup is found in nearly all processed foods ranging from ketchup to coffee creamers. Excessive amounts can result in chronic illness such as Type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart attack, and stroke. Here are several ways…

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FDA Approves New Drug To Combat Diabetes, Weight Gain

The FDA has approved a new diabetes drug that lowers blood sugar and also helps people lose weight.       FDA: New Diabetes Drug The once-a-week injection drug Ozempic (semaglutide) is approved for people with type 2 diabetes. It stimulates the body’s insulin production and reduces appetite.   The drug is from Danish company Novo Nordisk. A company-funded study of 1,200 type…

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Can Artificial Cells Replace Dead Insulin-Secreting Cells

People with diabetes benefit from advances in controlling blood sugar. Nevertheless, they want a cure. Recently, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced results of a study they funded, that successfully replaced dead insulins cells with artificial beta cells (ABC’s) containing real insulin.     Insulin: Artificial Beta Cells Artificial beta cells are specially designed lipid bubbles,…

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New Dabra Laser Saves Limbs From Amputation In Diabetics

Laser technology now has the new DABRA laser approved by the FDA for market clearance to save limbs from amputation in diabetics. DABRA laser More than 200 million people worldwide, suffer from Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). In the U.S. and Europe, PAD is responsible for 240,000 amputations every year. In addition, 25% of patients die within…

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Do You Have The Symptoms?

Vitamin D deficiency causes many health risks such as bone pain and muscle weakness. In addition, it can lead to cancer, severe asthma in children, and increased risk of death from cardiovascular disease.  Vitamin D deficiency is caused by poor nutrition, limited exposure to the sun, and low melatonin levels. Causes of Vitamin D Deficiency Diet You…

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Just A Ten Pounds Weight Loss Brings Big Gains For Your Health

Losing just a few pounds makes a big difference in your health, mood, and physical well-being. We will show you how.   Pounds And Your Joints Ten extra pounds on your body actually adds 40 pounds of pressure on your knees and other lower body joints. That wears them out quicker and can cause arthritis…

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Podimetrics Heat Map Prevents Diabetic Foot Ulcers

Podimetrics has developed a foot temperature monitoring pad that detects the onset of diabetic foot ulcers.   HOW DOES THIS FOOT MONITORING PAD WORK? Standing on the mat for twenty seconds generates data measured in thermograms. Inflammation (hot spots) levels are not detectable by eye. Results are evaluated and if necessary, treatment is prescribed. Moreover, it…

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