Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes

What is diabetes? According to The Art and Science of Diabetes Self-Management Education by American Association of Diabetes Educators, Diabetes is defined as a “chronic, progressive metabolic disorder characterized by abnormalities in the ability to metabolize carbohydrate, fat and protein, leading to hyperglycemia state”. A long-term hyperglycemic (elevated blood sugar) state can lead to organ […]

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New Blood Pressure Guidelines

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Studies have shown that people with systolic blood pressures of 130 to 139 or diastolic pressures of 80 to 89 are twice as likely to have a heart attack or stroke. Both of those disorders almost always cause a person to lose their quality of life for the rest of their lives. Both could also be terminal, leaving one with no quality of life.

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Keep Your Child’s Feet Happy and Healthy

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Whether it’s a precious baby’s first steps or a quick-maneuvering teenager’s winning soccer goal, healthy feet and sure-footedness make milestones in a child’s life possible. Starting at birth, pay close attention to your little one’s feet to ensure a solid foundation as your youngster grows.

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