Sitting Time Associated with Increased Risk of T2 Diabetes, Other Chronic Diseases

  The more you sit, the higher your risk of chronic diseases. Kansas State University researcher Richard Rosenkranz, assistant professor of human nutrition, examined the associations of sitting time and chronic diseases in middle-aged Australian males in a study that is published in the International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity. Collaborators include University of…

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10 Morning Mood Boosters

  Have you ever noticed that what happens during the morning hours often sets the tone for the rest of the day? When things go smoothly, you tend to feel more relaxed and ready to face whatever the day may bring. However, when things get bumpy before you’ve even managed to get dressed, you’re more…

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Dry Mouth and Diabetes

Dry mouth is the term used to describe a lack of moisture in the mouth, which can be brought on by diabetes and it’s symptoms in particular. As well as feeling unpleasant, a dry mouth can also promote a breeding ground for bacteria in the mouth. It is important to minimize the chance of oral or dental…

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Driving and Hypoglycemia

  If you are diabetic and treat your diabetes with insulin, hypoglycemia whilst driving may be one of your biggest concerns. Having a hypo whilst driving is both frightening and dangerous so it’s important that hypoglycemia is avoided. If you have type 2 diabetes and treat your diabetes with certain tablets, there is also the chance that…

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6 Ways to Treat Excessive Gas

  Aside from the social embarrassment of belching and passing gas, excessive gas in your stomach can be rather painful. If you experience this common digestive health concern, your first step in treating it is to find the cause. Excessive Gas Types and Symptoms Many terms are used to describe excessive gas: burping, belching, flatulence, bloating.…

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7 Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore

  Experts describe the types of pain that require prompt medical attention. No. 1: Worst Headache of Your Life Get medical attention immediately. “If you have a cold, it could be a sinus headache,” says Sandra Fryhofer, MD, MACP, spokeswoman for the American College of Physicians. “But you could have a brain hemorrhage or brain tumor.…

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4 Foods that Help Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is a medical condition in which blood glucose levels are lower than normal. There are two types of hypoglycemia. The first type is called organic hypoglycemia. It can be caused by other disorders such as a tumor or liver disease. The best way to deal with organic hypoglycemia is to treat the underlying cause of…

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High Blood Pressure & Diabetes

High blood pressure (hypertension) is an important risk factor for the development and worsening of many complications of diabetes, including diabetic eye disease and kidney disease. Most people with diabetes develop high blood pressure during their life.. Having diabetes increases your risk of developing high blood pressure and other cardiovascular problems, because diabetes adversely affects…

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5 Exercises to Burn Belly Bulge

An overall plan for 30 to 45 minutes of cardio three to four times a week, strength training (including the exercises below) two to three times a week, and a day of rest every week so your body can rebuild muscle.  Your initial goals will be weight loss and trimming down the fat. Once you’ve…

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