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Shut Down Diabetes With Some Shut-Eye
Sleep is an important part of your health. Without your nightly shut-eye, your body would not get the rest it needs to prepare for the next day. A lack of sleep can also lead to certain diseases, including diabetes.
From Depression to Diabetes With Love
Depression takes a toll on more than your mind. It can also hurt your body. It is even possible that depression early in life may be linked to diabetes later on.
Teens Poppin' For Soda Pop
Sugary drinks have become widely consumed and popular among people of all ages - especially among teens. Drinking too many of these beverages can cause serious health problems though.
Back Pain Weighing You Down
Extra weight might not seem like a lot of trouble, but the more weight you add on the more pain you might feel - especially in your lower back. Lose the weight to feel physically better.
Preventing Diabetes One Day at a Time
Plenty of studies show that making certain lifestyle improvements like exercising and quitting smoking can reduce your risk of diabetes. However, it is unclear how making many lifestyle changes can impact diabetes risk.
A "Dose" of Obesity
Being obese is already known to raise the risk for type 2 diabetes. Now, it seems that the "dose" of obesity - the amount of excess weight a person carries and for how long - has an effect on that person's risk.
My BMI is Bigger Than Yours
Obesity rates have skyrocketed and according to new research this isn't even the worst of it. If people continue to neglect or avoid the problem many more people will suffer.
Body Fat in Obese May Be Toxic
Some obese patients develop conditions such as heart disease and diabetes, while others manage to avoid such chronic diseases. That may be because all obesity is not the same.
Weight Weighing Life Down
Weight management can be difficult at any age. It is important to achieve and maintain an ideal weight even as we age because life expectancy can decrease with excess weight.
Gout Gets the Royal Treatment
Gout, formerly linked with Europe's royal families, has made its way to middle America. Since 1990, U.S. cases have increased by 50 percent, making it a modern-day royal pain in the joints.