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Walk This Way to Boost Your Diabetic Health.

Share Walking is Easy, Meaningful Diets are Harder Follow these three striding styles to improve your wellbeingPOWER WALKING FOR WEIGHT LOSSWHY? Picking up your speed when walking is a great way to improve your cardiovascular health and burn more calories. Scientifically, walking has been shown to be almost the perfect exercise because it uses both the skeletal and muscular systems …

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Diabetes and NAFLD – Fatty Liver Disease

Share It affects around a third of us — more if we are overweight or obese and have diabetes. Here’s what you need to know…Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a remarkably common condition — it affects up to one in three people in the UK (four out of five if we’re obese or overweight) — so it’s important to …

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Too Much Hair – Hirsutism and Diabetes

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Share Excessive hair in women may be caused by treatable hormone imbalances. Most women have fine hair on their arms and legs, with thicker, longer hair in their armpits and genitals. Men’s body hair tends to be thicker and longer thanks to their androgen hormones, mainly produced by their testicles. Both sexes also produce small amounts of androgens in their …

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The Forgotten Disease – Scarlet Fever – You Need to Know

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Share Scarlet fever was once a terrifying illness, with death rates of up to 150 per 100,000 people (particularly children) who caught it. Infection rates fell during the 20th century, thanks to better social conditions and to the development of antibiotics, but they have been rising rapidly in the past few years and earlier this year, cases reached well over …

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9 Exercises To Age Proof Your Body – Diabetes and Sarcopenia

Share Try these simple moves to beat age-related aches and pains and cut your risk of getting ill. Staying active as you age is the most important thing you can do for your health. Physical activity helps you fight back against chronic ‘age-related’ diseases such as diabetes, dementia, heart disease, stroke, arthritis and cancer. It’s also great for your mental …

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Diabetic Can’t be Bothered to Exercise!!?

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Share I’m a very reluctant exerciser. I keep reading that exercise is good for us diabetics and I’m sure that’s true. I’m 62 and want to stay as healthy as I can and I’m forever making plans, but it just doesn’t happen. I’ve joined a gym more than once and wasted money by not going; I’ve joined classes and I …

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A Healthy Diabetic Life

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Share Edwina Brooklesby, 75, is the oldest diabetic to have completed a triathlon. My go-to remedy Exercise with friends. Mixing and being sociable is vital for me and exercising with others is more fun which means you’re more likely to keep doing it. My favourite meal Without doubt, breakfast. I have a lemon drink and cod liver oil tablet followed by …

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Are We Proceeding on Too Many Drugs? Take a Chillaxitive instead

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Share Half of us take at least one daily prescription drug. The figures are startling. More than a quarter of us take at least three drugs regularly, according to a recent survey and many pensioners take five or more. Although many people won’t take any drug unless it’s essential, over 1.1 billion prescriptions are issued each year in England alone, …

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Detox Your Body Everyday

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Share HEALTHY LIFESTYLE If you feel regularly exhausted, needing revitalization, then a detox or a cleanse is in order. Liver supplements gives you the opportunity to do this gently and preferably daily, particularly for diabetics, to kill fat and blood pressure. Each day, our liver toils incessantly in its activity to remove waste products, toxins that occur in our bodies …

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Reverse Diabetes in Thin Diabetics

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Share Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery — a proven surgical option for controlling and to reverse diabetes — not only for obese patients, but also for thin diabetics. Eighteen-year-old Myra barely out of junior college, was diagnosed with diabetes requiring regular medicines and restrictive lifestyle changes. Married at the early age of 19 years, her blood sugar levels went up during …

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Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcer

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Share The diabetic foot can be a major problem for patients. Foot ulcers can now be totally healed with non-amputation techniques. Diabetic foot ulcers (DFU) are considered the most dreaded complication in people with diabetes. People with diabetes are at a high risk for developing a condition called diabetic neuropathy. This is an affliction of the nerves which leads to …

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Increased Insulin Resistance Leads to Type 2 Diabetes

Share During the early stage of insulin resistance, amounts of insulin and beta cells become more compromised. Here are some Tips to keep You Tops Diagnostic criteria for pre-diabetes — A fasting plasma glucose test (blood test performed in the morning before you eat) shows that your blood glucose (sugar) reading is between 100 mg/dl and 125 mg/dl (5.5 mmol/l …

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How does a Type 2 Diabetic Develop

Share When one eats sugar or starch, the blood sugar level rises and the pancreas releases the proper amount of insulin to keep blood sugar within the normal range. In someone who is a type 2 diabetic, the production and/or action of insulin is inefficient, so after eating your blood sugar goes up but doesn’t return to normal levels. Clinicians …

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We Need to Discuss Our Sex Life and Diabetes

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Share I’m a 46 year old diabetic and I’ve been single most of my life. I’ve recently moved in with my partner and we’re planning to get married. I like a sex life, but he wants to make love daily, sometimes twice a day and I often don’t feel like it. I’ve tried to talk to him but it doesn’t …

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