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Poor People Who Make Inexpensive Food Choices Pay A Price

We all know that many Americans go hungry every day and hunger can lead people to buy more inexpensive foods they know are not good for their health.

08/26/2014

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Some Gastric Surgery Benefits May Outweigh Diet And Exercise Alone

This past week results of a study were released which looked at the use of gastric surgical procedures to fight diabetes.

06/13/2014

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Study: Women With Diabetes Battling Leg Pain May Need More Time To Feel Better

Women with diabetes may need patience to reduce leg pain according to a new study.

04/06/2014

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Strong Correlation Between Education And Health

Those with better education live longer and are more productive.

03/25/2014

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Study: Drinking Tequila May Be Beneficial To Those Who Are Overweight Or Have Diabetes

A new study suggests that the sugars in the plant used to make tequila may offer health benefits to people who are overweight or have diabetes.

03/20/2014

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Medical Expenses: What You Can – And Can’t – Deduct

What medical expenses can you deduct, and when? There’s been a change in tax law.

03/14/2014

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New Warning For Those Looking To Fire Up The Grill This Spring

According to new research out of Mt. Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine, grilled and broiled meats have now been linked weight gain, diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.

02/27/2014

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Symptoms Of Diabetic Neuropathy

If you have nerve damage caused by diabetes and high blood sugar, you’re not alone. More than half the people with diabetes have diabetic neuropathy.

01/29/2014

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Google Contact Lens Could Be Option For Diabetics

The idea that all of that monitoring could be going on passively, through a contact lens, is especially promising for the world’s 382 million diabetics who need insulin and keep a close watch on their blood sugar.

01/17/2014

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Taking Steps Towards Better Health

A new report finds that adding an extra 2,000 steps to your day may lower your risk for heart attack and stroke by 8%.

12/24/2013

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Diabetics Don’t Realize Vision Is At Risk

If you suffer from diabetes or have a family member with the condition, please let them know about the importance of getting regular vision checks.

12/23/2013

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Peripheral Artery Disease

It is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.

12/02/2013

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US Paying The Price For Obesity

The estimated annual cost of obesity is $147 billion but the price on our overall health is even greater.

11/26/2013

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Breathalyzers Could Test Blood Sugar

Could finger sticks to test blood sugar be a thing of the past? Researchers indicate the painful prick could be replaced some day by breathalyzers.

11/22/2013

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Limit Sugar In Your Diet

Americans are swallowing 22 teaspoons each day. A troubling statistic because women should be getting no more than six teaspoons a day, and men, nine.

10/31/2013

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