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On Your Feet for Heart Health
Will all the office couch potatoes please stand up? Your heart may thank you for it.
5 Lifestyle Factors Linked to Less Heart Failure
Your day-to-day activities just may halve your risk for heart failure.
Hold That Sugary Drink for Better Health
Sugary drinks may taste good, but they may also take a big toll on public health.
Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the US, but watching for certain risk factors may help give your heart a chance.
FDA: Diabetes Rx May Pose Serious Health Risk
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that the type 2 diabetes medicines canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, and empagliflozin may lead to ketoacidosis, a serious condition where the body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones that may require hospitalization.
Diabetes Screening Might Not Help Everyone
Screening may be one of the best ways to catch and fight diseases like cancer early, but the effectiveness of screening for diabetes may be a little less clear in some patients.
3 Major Changes in New Diabetes Guidelines
As medicine evolves, the health care community must keep up with the newest ideas. For patients with diabetes, some recent changes may be important.
Screening for Disease: What Are the Benefits?
Screening for cancer and other serious diseases is the norm, but does it always help patients?
Diabetes Was Often Undiagnosed
What you don't know about your health might hurt you. New research found that many people had a chronic illness without knowing it.
Changing Your Diet for Better Health
High blood pressure, high blood sugar levels, and extra weight all have one thing in common - they can raise a person's risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke. As it turns out, there is something else they have in common - they can be improved with diet.