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The Best Foods to Help You Slim Down

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The Best Foods to Help You Slim Down

Summer is just around the corner, which means many people are thinking about shedding those extra few pounds. Being healthy is not just about your weight, it also includes what you eat these powerful foods can help you slim down and reach your health goals. By simply eating them you can slim down. Grapefruit Of course…

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Living With Type 1 Diabetes

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Living With Type 1 Diabetes

For both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, it is absolutely crucial that blood sugar levels are monitored and maintained. They have to be kept in check as the pancreas does not function correctly correctly and therefore, fails to generate sufficient quantities of insulin or the cells which require it are not responding in a…

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Gadgets To Control Your Diabetic Diet

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Gadgets To Control Your Diabetic Diet

Keeping your diabetes under control means being very careful about what is included in your dietary intake, making the act of monitoring your diet the most important undertaking that you’ll face on a daily basis. Luckily, despite the limitations that you face, this wide world of countless snacks and dishes won’t require you to sacrifice…

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Diabetes and Insulin Resistance – Health Concerns in the Young and Old

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Diabetes and Insulin Resistance - Health Concerns in the Young and Old

It’s not uncommon to hear that someone is insulin resistant or diabetic. With our sugar-rich diets, insulin resistance develops and eventually leads to worse conditions, such as type 2 diabetes. So, what causes these chronic diseases? And what can we do about it now? Your Body Needs Insulin Insulin is a key hormone in our…

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Various Aspects of Type 1 Diabetes

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Various Aspects of Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes is a major illness referring to an anomaly in the blood glucose levels and natural insulin secretion mechanism of the body. Diabetes affects people across different age groups. There are three main types of diabetes, type 1, type 2 and Gestational Diabetes. Each of these three types has different mechanisms of action. The type…

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Top Five Reasons to Visit an Endocrinologist

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Top Five Reasons to Visit an Endocrinologist

Endocrinology is an area of study concerning the endocrine system, which is a complex system of glands and hormones. The endocrine glands include the thyroid, parathyroid, pancreas, ovaries, testes, pituitary, hypothalamus, and adrenals. These glands secrete hormones, which play an essential role in an array of activities that are important to proper body function. Sometimes,…

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10 Tips to Keep Active as a Diabetic

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10 Tips to Keep Active as a Diabetic

According to the Ohio State University Fact Sheet, diabetes is listed on U.S. death certificates as the seventh leading cause of death. It can also lead to irreversible kidney disease, amputations of lower body extremities and blindness. As a group, diabetics experience an increased risk of heat attack and flu complications that is two to…

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Is Spa Designed For Everyone?

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Is Spa Designed For Everyone?

In the life of continuous communication, growing family and career needs, financial uncertainty and rising demands for time, uncovering solutions to stabilize our stress can be tricky. It is no surprise the levels of illness are at record highs. Based on the American Medical Association, stress is the found to be the culprit in over…

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The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes

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The Link Between Obesity and Diabetes

We all know that diabetes is a very serious disease, and you may even know that diabetes is considered one of three main killers in the United States alongside cancer and heart disease, but you may not know, however, how and why diabetes is linked to obesity.  In this article, I am going to be…

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What is Diabetes and How To Easily Battle It!

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What is Diabetes and How To Easily Battle It!

It would be nice to live in a world that was free of disease, but since we don’t, there are certainly realties that we must face.  One such unfortunate reality that exists is diabetes.  While some may think that diabetes is exclusive to the United States, the truth is that diabetes is suffered by more…

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