Causes of diabetes

Posted by DAM on July 26, 2013 in Diabetes | Short Link
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Causes of diabetes Certain factors that contribute to the development of diabetes are Heredity Heredity is a major factor. That diabetes can be inherited has been known for centuries. However, the pattern of inheritance is not fully understood. Statistic indicates that those with a family history of the disease have a higher risk of developing […]

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A DNA Link between Diabetes and Obesity

A DNA Link between Diabetes and Obesity There is no known reason for what causes diabetes. There are certainly risk factors that make the likelihood of you being diagnosed with the disease higher. One of the only risk factors that you have control over is your weight. If you are obese, the single best thing […]

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7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics

7 Reasons Why Smoking is Even More Hazardous for Diabetics   Here are 7 reasons why mixing diabetes with smoking is a very bad idea: 1) You are more likely to get nerve damage (neuropathy). This is because smoking affects your blood circulation and that in turn means your nerve endings are not getting the […]

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7 Diabetes Foot Care Tips

Posted by DAM on July 22, 2013 in Diabetes | Short Link
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7 Diabetes Foot Care Tips If you have diabetes information about how to manage your condition is vital to your well being. If you don’t look after your feet you run the risk of developing sores or infections that could, in the worst case scenario, lead to amputations. As happened to my father-in-law. Reduce your […]

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Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous

Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous Cholesterol, like fat, cannot move around the bloodstream on its own because it does not mix with water. The bloodstream carries cholesterol in particles called lipoproteins that are like blood-borne cargo trucks delivering cholesterol to various body tissues to be used, stored or excreted. But too much of this […]

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Steps to Help Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease

According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is responsible for almost 1 million deaths annually in the United States, half of which are women. The good news is that many of the risk factors that lead to heart disease – obesity, smoking and a sedentary lifestyle, to name just a few – can be […]

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Putting Together Pieces Of The Heart Disease Puzzle

Despite many advances in heart disease, it continues to be a large public health threat in the United States. More than 70 million Americans have heart disease. One American dies from heart disease every 34 seconds. Nearly half of the population will suffer a heart attack or stroke in his or her lifetime. As the […]

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Knowing And Reducing Your Risks For Stroke

You can protect yourself from stroke. That’s just as well, considering every 45 seconds, someone in the U.S. has one. It kills about 160,000 people a year, mostly women; annually, about 40,000 more women than men have strokes and over 60 percent of all stroke deaths occur in women. It’s important to know the risk […]

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Immediate Stroke Diagnosis Critical for Recovery

Every minute, someone in the United States has a stroke. Of the 700,000 victims each year, one-third die, and another third suffer permanent paralysis, loss of speech or memory lapses. The best way to minimize the effects of a stroke is to know the warning signs so the stroke victim can get immediate treatment. Warning […]

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Dose Reduction Improvements in Cardiac CT Scanning

Answering a growing demand for radiation dose reduction in cardiac CT scanning, GE Healthcare announced the release of “SnapShot Pulse” at a national meeting earlier this month. This advancement in technology will achieve up to an 83% reduction in the patient’s radiation exposure as well as improve image quality. Los Angeles CT Scan expert explains. […]

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