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Why Nearly 1 Million Patients Can't Get Diabetes Rx
Due to government restrictions, many diabetes patients may be missing out on a common medication that could improve their health.
6 Ways to Save Your Heart Health
Pumping iron to stay strong may keep your heart pumping, too. Healthy lifestyle practices may prevent the majority of heart attacks in younger women.
Cirrhosis: Usually Preventable but Common
Cirrhosis of the liver may usually be preventable, but it may be more common than previously thought. Fortunately, patients can take simple steps to keep their livers in tip-top shape.
Who Is Protected From Obesity Problems?
Obesity and metabolic problems may not always go hand-in-hand. Some obese people may not develop the metabolic changes that are often tied to obesity.
Healthy Weight May Not Mean Diabetes-Free
When it comes to determining diabetes risk, one size may not fit all. Asian-Americans in a healthy weight range may still face a risk of diabetes.
Diabetes Rx May Be Safe for Kidney Patients
There’s new hope for people who have both diabetes and kidney disease.
Get Moving for Better Health
Keep on moving — or start, if you haven't already. Even a little exercise may keep your blood pressure and blood sugar at normal levels.
Holiday Menus for Diabetes Patients
The holidays are a time of celebration, family and a lot of sweet, salty and fatty foods. And although they have dietary restrictions, diabetes patients can still safely enjoy holiday food — with a few simple substitutions and some smaller portions.
Diet May Trump Glycemic Index
Lowering your risk for health problems like diabetes and heart disease through diet may be simpler than once thought. Patients may need to simply focus on eating healthy, natural foods in general, rather than worrying about how healthy foods affect factors like blood sugar.
Cancer Screening May Benefit Diabetes Patients
Diabetes patients may need to take extra precautions to lower their risk for cancer or catch it early.