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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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Is Your Blood Pressure High?

Hypertension

Share Hypertension 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 …

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Diabetes at Fifty Plus and Fearless

triathlon

Share Swimming, cycling, running …the challenges of a triathlon. Diabetic or not, women of 50 should be passionate about tackling extreme physical challenges. Four triathlons, six half-marathons and ten long-distance swims, not to mention several 100 km plus cycle races… it sounds like the fitness regime of a super-fit twenty-something. lnstead, this is a list of the sporting challenges that …

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