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  • Cholesterol and Your Child

    High cholesterol can start as early as childhood. Eat healthy, exercise and have your child tested if there’s a family… death in the United States. The risk is higher in people who: Have a family history of heart disease or strokes. Have diabetes. Are overweight…

  • Getting Motivated to Work Out

    Working out comes with countless health-related benefits, both physical and mental. All it takes is finding the right motivation… studies have shown that working out on a regular basis can reduce, delay, and maybe even prevent the onset of certain diseases. Diabetes, cancer, and dementia…

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that occurs when imbalanced hormones cause cysts to form on a woman’s… spots Dark patches of skin Anxiety or depression Pelvic pain Women who have PCOS are also more likely to have type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and high…

  • Blood Poisoning

    Blood poisoning has nothing to do with poison. It’s caused when bacteria enter your bloodstream. That can happen through burns,… Older people (65 years of age or older) People who have a weakened immune system People who have chronic medical conditions, including diabetes, cancer, and…

  • Mediterranean Diet

    The Mediterranean diet can help you to lose or maintain weight and also helps to manage blood pressure, blood sugar,… improve your brain function. Following the Mediterranean diet may also protect against some chronic diseases, such as: heart disease cancer type 2 diabetes Alzheimer’s disease…

  • Surgery for Obesity

    Weight loss surgery can be called bariatric surgery. It involves surgically reducing the size of your stomach so your body… have health conditions related to your obesity. For example, you must also have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, heart disease, type 2 diabetes, or high…

  • Pregnancy After 35: Advanced Maternal Age

    Pregnancy at age 35 or older comes with its own set of risk factors, including greater chances of having a… you get older. These include diabetes and high blood pressure. Both of these conditions can cause complications during pregnancy. During pregnancy Gestational diabetes. The older you…

  • Insomnia

    Insomnia is a sleep disorder that happens when you have trouble falling asleep, staying asleep, or both. It’s more common… get enough sleep on a regular basis, you’re at increased risk of diseases. These include high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. How much sleep do I need? Most…

  • What is a Total Contact Cast?

    A total contact cast is used to treat ulcers (deep sores) on a person’s foot. It consists of a fiberglass… when you are standing or walking. Who needs a total contact cast? Total contact casts are commonly used by people who have diabetes with foot…

  • Yeast Infections

    Vaginal yeast infections are caused by a fungus called Candida. If the vagina isn’t acidic enough, too many yeast can… causes yeast infections? The acidic balance of the vagina can be changed by a number of factors, including: Your period (menstruation) Pregnancy Diabetes Douche products Some…

  • Pressure Sores

    Pressure sores are sores on your skin. They’re usually caused by being in a bed or wheelchair nearly all the… or a wheelchair while they heal. Lastly, some chronic (long-lasting) diseases make it hard for pressure sores to heal. Those include diabetes and hardening of…

  • Changing Your Diet: Choosing Nutrient-rich Foods

    You should choose a diet made of nutrient-rich foods. Nutrient-rich (or nutrient-dense) foods are low in sugar, sodium, starches, and… trans fats. This type of diet contributes to weight gain. It can increase your risk of health issues, such as type 2 diabetes and heart…

  • Otitis Externa (Swimmer's Ear)

    Swimmer’s ear is an irritation, swelling, or infection in your ear. It’s often caused by swimming a lot or swimming… other areas of the ear. This includes the skull bone. The infection can become severe in older people and people who have diabetes. What causes…

  • Men’s Guide to Preventive Health Care

    Focusing on physical and mental health and positive lifestyle changes, like improved diet and exercise, can prevent serious injury and… exercise helps to manage your weight. It can reduce your risk of certain conditions and cancer. This includes heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Increasing your…

  • Atherosclerosis

    During atherosclerosis, plaque collects in your arteries and narrows them. This is dangerous as it limits the blood flow to… develop when the inner layers of your arteries become damaged. Many things can cause this damage, including: High blood pressure. High cholesterol. Diabetes. Obesity or…

  • Overactive Bladder

    Overactive bladder is a condition that causes you to lose control of your bladder without warning… overactive bladder. Nerve damage is caused by: Vaginal childbirth (for women). Prostate problems (for men). Spinal cord or brain injuries or infections. Diabetes. Stroke. Multiple sclerosis. Exposure to heavy…

  • Keto Diet

    many people eat less when they cut carbs from their diets. Some even claim that the keto diet can help to control diabetes and prediabetes because it lowers blood sugar and insulin levels. Things to Consider You should always speak with your doctor before beginning

  • Sugar Substitutes

    Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten foods and drinks. You may have heard them called “artificial… don’t contribute to tooth decay. Most of them don’t raise blood sugar levels. This may be helpful if you have diabetes and have to be…