Archives for August, 2015

How does diabetes cause kidney disease?

When our bodies digest the protein we eat, the process creates waste products. In the kidneys, millions of tiny blood vessels (capillaries) with even tinier holes in them act as filters. As blood flows through […]

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Fight against Childhood Obesity remains ‘an Uphill Battle’

Over the past 30 years, the rate of childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents. Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions, globally. Approximately 22 million children under five years of age are […]

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What happens in your body when you exercise

One of the key health benefits of exercise is that it helps normalize your glucose, insulin, and leptin levels by optimizing insulin/leptin receptor sensitivity. This is perhaps the most important factor for optimizing your overall […]

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Its time to start taking care of health care

In the current world. Everyone is falling prey to some or the other disease which can be prevented. Most problems occur due to life style. There are only things which a person can include in […]

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Essential care for hypertensive people

When left untreated, high blood pressure can lead to many serious health complications, such as stroke, heart attack, kidney damage, and vision loss. Regular visits to your healthcare provider can help you monitor and control […]

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Support someone you love with Diabetes

You can do a lot to support your friend, parent or relative as they manage their diabetes. Encourage them. It’s hard to have a serious medical condition. You’ll also want to learn the symptoms of […]

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What if diabetes is left UNTREATED ?

People with diabetes are at increased risk of damage to several organs if blood sugars are not controlled. These complications usually occur after having uncontrolled diabetes for at least 10 years. The damage develops progressively […]

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Cholesterol Lowering Foods

1. Oats If you’re looking to lower your cholesterol, the key may be simply changing your morning meal. Switching up your breakfast to contain two servings of oats can lower LDL cholesterol (the bad kind) […]

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Effects of High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) can quietly damage your body for years before symptoms develop. Left uncontrolled, you may wind up with a disability, a poor quality of life or even a fatal heart attack. Fortunately, […]

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6 health benefits of leafy greens

Stay young As well as playing a key role in helping blood to clot, vitamin K is critical in preventing certain age-related conditions. Researchers in California found inadequate K can lead to cardiovascular disease, bone […]

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