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Unintended Weight Loss

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Share Losing weight isn’t a normal part of ageing. Here’s what you need to know… One in 10 people over the age of 65 are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, according to a recent report, although it can affect younger people too, or be linked to unsuspected dehydration. Malnutrition can severely damage our health and can even be fatal — …

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Is it Safe for Diabetics to Use Steroid Creams Everyday?

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Share Steroid creams and ointments suppress inflammation, redness, itching, heat, blisters and weeping in eczema, dermatitis, allergies, psoriasis and other skin conditions. Ointments are thicker and help to rehydrate dry skin, although creams are cosmetically preferable as they rub in well. So, what are the direct effects of topical steroid creams on blood glucose levels and glycemic control among diabetic patients? In diabetic patients it appears …

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Are You at Risk of Diabetes?

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Share With one in 10 adults expected to have diabetes by 2035, could you be next? Over the past 20 years, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes just in the UK has more than doubled to almost 3.5 million. This dramatic rise has put an extreme burden on the government, costing the UK £8.8 billion each year. There’s a …

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Is Your Blood Pressure High?

Hypertension

ShareHypertension has few symptoms until it has started to cause damage. Hypertension (HT) affects one in four adults and once we reach 75, over two-thirds of us. It’s diagnosed when your blood pressure is consistently 140/90 mmHg or higher (the figures reflect arterial pressure during/ between heartbeats and ideally should be around 120/80 mmHg). Sudden blood pressure rises can occur in …

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Why is it Relentlessly Hard to Lose Weight in Diabetes?

Share If weight and size have been your struggle, finding the right reasons and technique for you can bring you success. Over half of European and American women and two thirds of the men are overweight or obese, even though we’re bombarded with idealised images of thin people. Most of us would like to be a healthy weight, yet we struggle …

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