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Study Indicates that Chocolate Could Help Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

Study Indicates that Chocolate Could Help Prevent Diabetes and Obesity

Over a third of US adults are obese and are, consequently, at higher danger of Type 2 diabetes. Now a new study proposes an amazing prevention strategy for both conditions - consuming chocolate. Read More


Higher Prevalence of Diabetes Tied to Vision Impairment Increase

Higher Prevalence of Diabetes Tied to Vision Impairment Increase

Nonrefractive visual impairment, or not a result of needing glasses, has risen significantly amongst Americans in recent years. Researchers believe that the higher incidence of diabetes may be to blame. The findings, published in JAMA, came from a study conducted by Johns Hopkins University of... Read More


Choosing Between Traditional and Custom Lasik

Choosing Between Traditional and Custom Lasik

Lasik eyesight-correction surgery, a phenomenal breakthrough when it was first approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration in 1995, has recently been trumped big-time by the innovation known as wavefront Lasik technology, which is some 25 times more precise than its older cousin. The... Read More


Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

The natural human aging process is in a constant war with the U.S. military and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aging has always degraded the vision of Air Force pilots, Navy divers and NASA astronauts - and this has made it difficult for the respective services to retain t... Read More


Cirugia Bariatrica Puede Reducir el Riesgo de Muerte

Cirugia Bariatrica Puede Reducir el Riesgo de Muerte

La obesidad sigue en alza, al igual que los riesgos atados a ella tales como la diabetes, presión sanguínea alta, enfermedades cardiovasculares, y apnea del sueño. Aunque alguna vez fue considera un procedimiento riesgoso y poco común, hoy en día se está convirtiendo en una opción común para ... Read More


Inhaled Insulin Marketing Failure

Inhaled Insulin Marketing Failure

According to the American Diabetes Association, 16% of the 14.6 million people diagnosed with diabetes need daily doses of insulin. That used to mean a series of daily shots, but now some patients have an inhalable option to make the process a little easier. But why aren't more diabetics brea... Read More


Diabetes New Treatment

Diabetes New Treatment

71 year old Elizabeth Widmayer has been successful managing her diabetes, but, suddenly, Elizabeth says the disease started attacking her circulation. “I would experience pain in the back of my legs when I walked and it would be only say maybe three blocks and then I had loss of feeling start... Read More


Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes and Pregnancy

Labor and delivery is not uncharted territory for 38 year old Karen Asar, she’s mom to six year old Ben and four year old Lucas and is due any day now with baby number three. But, unlike her prior pregnancies, Karen developed gestational diabetes this time around. “I have to monitor myself an... Read More


Health Wrap: Week of June 26th

Health Wrap: Week of June 26th

According to the latest research in the British medical journal The Lancet, the effect of diabetes on health is equivalent to ageing 15 years. Canadian researchers found that people with diabetes fell into the high-risk category for Cardiovascular disease occurred 15 years earlier than those ... Read More



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