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  • Passing Healthy Habits on to Your Children

    Part of your responsibility as a parent is to teach your children how to lead healthy lives. Learn how to… spend less time being physically active. Children who struggle with weight have an increased risk of future health problems. These can include diabetes, high blood pressure, high…

  • Taking Care of You and Your Baby While You're Pregnant

    It’s important to take care of your baby, even before he or she is born. Do this with a healthy… will also be taken again on later visits.) Urine tests check for bacteria, high sugar levels (which can be a sign of diabetes), and high…

  • Nutrition for Weight Loss: Is a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Right for Me?

    Carbohydrates (carbs) are found in foods such as bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, and sweets. A low-carb diet is based on… as type 2 diabetes. If you eat a low-carb diet, you can reduce your insulin. Doing this can prevent type 2 diabetes, or even reverse…

  • Labor Induction

    Information for pregnant women about the reasons for and what to expect during labor induction from the American Academy of… breaks, but you aren’t having any contractions. You have high blood pressure. You have an infection in your uterus. You have diabetes. There isn’t enough…

  • Gastroparesis

    Gastroparesis is a medical condition resulting from damaged stomach nerves and muscles. It prevents your stomach from emptying properly… blood sugar. When you have gastroparesis, your timing for digesting food doesn’t follow normal patterns. For this reason, people who have diabetes and gastroparesis often have…

  • Taking Medicines Safely after Alcohol or Drug Abuse Recovery

    Taking medicines after recovering from alcohol or drug addiction can be tricky. Talk to your doctor; he or she can… may be able to take medicines, and others may not. If you have an ongoing health problem, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or chronic…

  • Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

    Chronic kidney disease is progressive damage to your kidney that eventually causes it to fail… sleeping. Trouble thinking clearly. Swelling of feet and ankles. What causes CKD? The most common causes of CKD are high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease. Infections and urinary blockages…

  • Cat and Dog Bites

    Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can… or serious injury. Your bite becomes infected. Symptoms include redness, swelling, warmth, and pus. You also may have a fever. You have diabetes or a…

  • Vegan Diet: How to Get the Nutrients You Need

    Vegans do not eat animal products or any foods that have animal sources. When done right, a vegan diet can… health benefits, including: Lower cholesterol levels. Lower blood pressure. Lower intake of saturated fats. More vital nutrition. Decreased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease,…

  • Skin tags

    Skin tags are non-cancerous skin growths that feel like a hanging mole. They are common with age… tags? No one knows what causes skin tags. However, they are common with age. They also are common in people who have diabetes and in people who are…

  • Erectile Dysfunction (ED)

    Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a medical condition that prevents a man from getting or keeping an erection… is not being able to get or keep an erection for sex. What causes erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction can be caused by: Diabetes (high blood sugar). Hypertension (high…

  • Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Helping Your Child Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Good nutrition and regular physical activity can help your child achieve and maintain a healthy weight… an adult. Staying fit helps prevent the health problems that being overweight or obese can cause later in life, including: heart disease diabetes high blood pressure high cholesterol asthma…

  • Managing Daily Stress

    If your stress isn’t kept under control, it can lead to serious health issues such as high blood pressure, heart… your stress isn’t kept under control, it can lead to serious health issues such as high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. You may also…

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Cardiomyopathy is a disease of the muscles in the heart. It causes your heart muscles to become enlarged. This can… cardiomyopathy? Cardiomyopathy can have many causes. It may be caused by: Coronary artery disease (blocked arteries) High blood pressure Infections Certain medicines Diabetes Thyroid disorders…

  • Nutrition Tips for Kids

    Diet and nutrition help our children live a healthy life and avoid chronic diseases. Use these tips to help your… onset of disease. Healthy eating can help prevent many chronic diseases. These include obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. Around half…

  • Trans Fats (Bad Fats)

    Trans fats are a type of fatty acid found in the foods we eat. Trans fats are bad types of… lipoprotein, or HDL). Eating trans fats can make you gain weight. It also raises your risk of coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other…

  • Fainting

    Fainting happens when your brain does not get enough oxygen. You lose consciousness, or “pass out,” for a brief time… oxygen changes. This is very common among older people. It is also common in people who have certain health conditions, such as diabetes. Fainting can…

  • After 40: Women’s Nutrition and Metabolism Needs

    Nutritional needs (food and water) and metabolism (how fast your body converts food to energy) change for women as they… oils), vitamins, minerals, and water. These foods have been linked to some disease prevention, such as osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and certain…