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Diabetics Should Take Their Pulses

How did doctors treat diabetes before insulin? Almost a thousand medicinal plants are known antidiabetic agents, including beans, most of which have been used in traditional medicine. Of course, just …

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Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain

Nearly 12 million older Americans (65 years and older) suffer from diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million older Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the sixth l…

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How Avoiding Eggs Could Help You Avoid Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is becoming a global pandemic. We know the consumption of eggs is related to the development of some other chronic diseases, what about diabetes? There appears to be a stepwise increas…

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Grilled Food May Be Frying Your Brain

Barbecue season may still be several months away, but a new study suggests that firing up the grill fewer times this summer may be one of the best things you can do for your brain. It's all about m…

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16 Foods That May Defend Against Diabetes

As if the world needs another reason to love chocolate, researchers from King’s College London have concluded that the darling dark dessert should be included on a list of foods that may help stave of…

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5 Dangerous Myths About Diabetes

Did you know that it is National Diabetes Month? As someone who just six months ago was told by my doctor that I was "pre-diabetic," I am happy to take part in spreading the word this November. Aft…

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Should Employees Pay More if They’re Unhealthy?

There is a major change brewing in health care. Many people are realizing the benefit of shifting the focus from treatment of diseases to prevention. The reason is clear; it's not only better to stay …

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