Posts Tagged ‘diabetes’

November Is National Diabetes Awareness Month, Get Checked

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November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. It’s an important time to bring attention to a very serious disease. Right now there are 114 million Americans that suffer from this diabetes or pre-diabetes. The specific breakdown is this way: 30 million – or 9.4 percent of Americans – have diabetes, according to the American Diabetes Association.  …

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Your Sugar Cravings Easy To Cut Back, Use These Methods

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Sugar cravings are something we all have and which we all have trouble controlling. You name it, we love it. Chocolate, ice cream, cake, cookies, double mocha frappuccinos, we love them all. But, without exception, these foods/drinks are poison for many of us.   The fact is that sugar cravings and moderation are an oxymoron.…

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Eye Flashers And Floaters: Harmless Or Serious Vision Problem?

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Eye flashers and eye floaters, those tiny dots and lines are things we all see and have experienced.     The question is whether they’re harmless or pose a serious threat to our vision. Indeed, this can turn out to be a cause for concern as we get older.   Eye flashers, look like streaks…

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Diabetes: Standing on Your Own Two Feet

Diabetes affects the body from head to toe, but diabetics need to be aware that those toes — and the rest of their feet — are particularly prone to problems. Proper foot care, including washing, drying, and inspecting your feet is crucial. So is what you wear on your feet. Diabetics should follow these 6…

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5 Tips for Healthy Living with Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 25% of US seniors have diabetes, and a whopping 50% have prediabetes. In seniors, diabetes is associated with higher mortality rates, higher risk of cardiovascular disease, reduced function, and decreased ability to live independently. However, it is possible to live a healthy life with diabetes. Follow these…

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Artificial Sweeteners Can Actually Cause Obesity, Diabetes, Hypertension

Artificial sweeteners are really not effective in keeping you thin and healthy. Actually, they can increase your risk for weight gain, diabetes, obesity, and heart disease, according to a recent study. Stevia, aspartame, and sucralose, the most commonly used artificial sweeteners may actually cause you to gain weight.       Artificial Sweeteners: Too Much…

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Weight Fluctuations Throughout The Day, Learn The Reasons Why

Your weight goes up and down throughout the day. The balance between energy in (eating) and energy out (burning off those calories) is why your weight goes up and down.  If you take in more than you burn, you gain weight,  sometimes right away. Losing that weight can be hard, too. To lose 1 pound, experts…

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Sugar Cravings: Control Yours With These Nutritious Foods

Sugar cravings hit all of us, all the time. Admit it,  it’s a great craving to have. Those of us experiencing a sugar craving feel a strong urge to eat something sweet and can find it difficult to control ourselves around food. In fact, up to 97% of women and 68% of men report experiencing some…

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