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8 Surprising Signs of Diabetes

The symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes usually appear in subtle ways. In fact, it's typical for people in the early stages of the disease to not realize there's something wrong for about 5 years before they'…

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5 Bad Foods to Avoid in the Office

What you eat (free or at a discount) at your office is often not the healthiest for you. Here’s a short list of foods to avoid from 9 to 5 -- and actually beyond office hours, too. 1. Donuts & …

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The Food That Cuts Your Risk of Premature Death by 20 Percent

Here’s some news to go nuts about. Exciting research found that simply adding one type of food to your diet could drastically slash your risk of dying. According to the study published in the New Engl…

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This Vitamin Protects You From Diabetes (and chances are, you’re deficient)

A new study looked at how vitamin D deficiency might be linked to diabetes. What the researchers discovered was surprising. Obesity and type 2 diabetes tend to go hand-in-hand. In fact, type 2 diab…

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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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Will Lap Band Surgery Keep You Thin? It Depends.

When public figures have a medical problem, it makes news. And that can be helpful to the public who can gain insight to a disease as they learn about the challenges facing public figures. Examples fr…

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Millions Unknowingly Have This Dangerous Disease–Are You One of Them?

Over 70 million Americans have a potentially-deadly disease—and they don’t even know it. According to a recently released report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), nearly 90 percent of adu…

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The Fruit That Works Like Viagra

Here's a stimulating study: researchers at Texas A&M University found that watermelon may have similar effects as Viagra.  The scientists credit a variety of ingredients that collectively stimulat…

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Adult Onset Diabetes: Does It Need a New Name?

For years there were two distinct forms of diabetes (not including gestational diabetes, which occurs solely in pregnant women). They were Type 1, also referred to as “juvenile diabetes” because patie…

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12 Reasons to Love Quinoa

A staple of the ancient Incas who revered it as sacred, quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is not a true grain, but a seed.  Surprisingly, it is related to spinach and Swiss chard.  If you’re not already en…

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