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Diabetic Complications: Eyes

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Diabetic Complications: Eyes

When we approach the problem of diabetes, we immediately think of blood sugar. Diabetes, in its basic definition, is characterized by high blood sugar caused by insulin resistance. But rarely does the general consensus go beyond sugar levels, insulin injections and diabetic shock (hypoglycemia), into the complications developed because of the disease, and the lasting…

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How Many Diabetic Drugs Have Been Recalled?

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How Many Diabetic Drugs Have Been Recalled?

Patients with diabetes may have found that some medications have been recalled, and are wondering what happened and what to do. Drug recalls happen when the Food and Drug Administration determines that a drug is too risky for the general public, and pulls the medication from the market. If you’ve recently found that a medication…

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5 Of The Best Superfoods To Kickstart Your Day

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5 Of The Best Superfoods To Kickstart Your Day

The term ‘superfood’ has come to denote foods which are especially beneficial and nutritious. They are loaded with nutrients, flavonoids and antioxidant-rich phytochemicals. As well as aiding health, they boost our natural ability to fight diseases and can also prevent weight gain. With greater awareness of the dangers of processed foods, more people are taking…

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What You Need to Know About Flaxseed

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What You Need to Know About Flaxseed

If there’s one food type that you should be getting into your diet plan on a regular basis, flaxseed is definitely it. Many people overlook flaxseeds, but they provide a wealth of health benefits that you should know about. Let’s discuss some of the key things that you should know about flaxseeds. What Flaxseeds Are…

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7 Ways Alcohol Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts

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7 Ways Alcohol Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts

Cheers! That may be your favorite celebration phrase as you toast to a birthday, anniversary or any other life event that may occur. Holidays and accomplishments are great times for celebration, but throwing back one too many drinks can really pack on the pounds and do some serious damage to your diet success. There are…

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Getting to Know the Symptoms of Anxiety

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Getting to Know the Symptoms of Anxiety

Do you find yourself worrying too much? Perhaps you do notice that you worry enough but not as much as you are supposed to. That being said, the truth is that any kind of worrying impacts your body and may harm your health. Worrying is an important aspect of psychosocial reactions that gives you the…

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First Aid for a Diabetic Emergency

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First Aid for a Diabetic Emergency

Diabetes is a major problem which affects almost 1 million people in Australia (4% of Australians), and an estimated 360 million people worldwide. Diabetes is a condition which affects the body’s ability to produce insulin, and therefor the ability to regulate blood sugar levels. This can lead to abnormal fluctuations in blood sugar levels which…

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Five Of The Best Foods That Help Prevent Cancer

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Five Of The Best Foods That Help Prevent Cancer

In today’s world of processed foods and the ever-emerging debate regarding the safety of genetically modified organisms, the saying “you are what you eat” has perhaps never been more true. While much focus has been placed upon which foods are inherently bad for the body, comparatively little attention has been given to foods that can…

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7 Lifestyle Tips for Managing Diabetes Effectively

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7 Lifestyle Tips for Managing Diabetes Effectively

Having diabetes doesn’t mean you can’t live a normal, healthy lifestyle. Many diabetes patients are living fine. You too can – simply by living within certain limits and following some proven safety tips. Here are 10 tips that will help you live a healthy lifestyle that is free of complications: 1. Watch what you eat…

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3 Treatable Injuries Best Suited For A Hot Tub

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3 Treatable Injuries Best Suited For A Hot Tub

Everyday, people are injuring themselves, and it is causing a lot of down time from work and from life. In situations involving the muscles and joints, a good soaking can go a long way in relieving the pain. This includes sprains, strains, and muscle tenderness. The water provides buoyancy to prevent further injury. The temperature…

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