Weight Loss Tips for People with Diabetes
Losing weight can be a challenge for anybody, but it can be especially difficult for people with diabetes, who have to manage medication and blood sugar on top of everything else.
Heart Disease and Stroke Remain Leading Health Threats
Heart disease and stroke remain two of the most dangerous health problems in America, according to a recent review of statistics and research.
How Calcium Affects Heart Health
Getting enough calcium is important, especially for older women. But could calcium supplements negatively affect heart health?
Three Big Factors to Beat Heart Disease if Obese
Being overweight or obese can raise the risk for heart disease and stroke. While losing weight may help, shedding pounds can be hard. There may be other ways for overweight people to lower these risks.
A 1-2 Punch to Heart Disease
Keeping blood pressure and cholesterol in check can prevent the leading cause of death — heart disease. Both, however, can go undetected unless individuals are screened for them.
Heart Health for the Mentally Ill
Don’t be afraid to speak openly with a physician about medical needs. People with severe mental illness can also have high blood pressure and high cholesterol in need of management.
AS Medication Didn't Change Heart Risks
A long term disease named Ankylosing Spondylitis has been linked to a higher risk of cardiovascular problems. A number of factors could be responsible for this increased risk, including the drugs used to treat this painful condition.
Kidney Disease Care 2.0
Chronic kidney disease puts patients at risk of many other health problems. With that in mind, it is important for doctors and patients to know how to prevent and treat these risks.
Sleep for a Healthy Heart
During adolescence, young people often develop habits they will carry with them throughout their lives. It’s important to recognize bad habits early and make changes to prevent poor health later in life.
Metabolic Risks Linked to Knee Arthritis
Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of factors that boost the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Now, it seems metabolic syndrome may also be linked to the "wear-and-tear" of arthritis.