Sweet Benefits of Chocolate
Chocolate may be sweet, rich and delicious, but it also can provide health benefits when consumed in moderation. Here’s a list of ways that chocolate can benefit your health.
Healthy Habits After You Hit 40
Most doctors will say that your 40's are an important time for preventing health problems. Here’s some tips that can help you stay healthy.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Weight Loss Tips for People with Diabetes
Losing weight can be a challenge for anybody, but it can be especially difficult for people with diabetes, who have to manage medication and blood sugar on top of everything else.
Urine May Reveal Heart Risk in Young Diabetes Patients
For adults with diabetes, a urine test can spot those at risk for heart and kidney disease. The same test may also work for young people with type 1 diabetes.
Diabetes-Related Diseases Linked to Stroke
For patients with type 1 diabetes, keeping a close eye on blood sugar levels and managing their disease is a part of everyday life. A recent study may give these patients another reason to stay on top of their medical care.
Treat Type 1 to Treat Hardened Arteries
People with type 1 diabetes may face a number of complications, including narrowed arteries. If patients gain better control of blood sugar levels, they may reduce their risk of these complications.
Seeing CVD in the Eyes of Diabetics
African Americans have a higher risk of heart disease, especially if they have diabetes. Now, researchers have found a new way to predict heart disease in African American patients.
Are you overweight? Do you have a parent or sibling with diabetes? Do you have high blood pressure? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it is time to get tested for diabetes. About 25 million Americans, or eight percent of the U.S. population, are affected by diabetes. Unfortunately, a good portion of these people do not know they have the condition. This may be because they often have no symptoms. Luckily, there are simple tests that let you know if you have diabetes or prediabetes . Getting tested is the first step in preventing and controlling your condition. Who s...
Diabetes and the Night Pressure
Diabetes is more than a problem with blood sugar levels. The disease is associated with all sorts of other complications, including high blood pressure - a condition that may lead to even more problems.