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Are you making this blood sugar control mistake?

diabetes, foodFour years ago my doctor told me I was borderline diabetic and could be looking at long-term daily medication for type 2 diabetes. I was shocked. It couldn’t be true, could it?

I thought I had my health in control, for the most part – working out with cardio and weights in my condo gym on a regular … Read More

Seniors: Why your foot size is growing and you don’t even know it

ailment, feetHave you measured your feet today? What about last week? Chances are you haven’t measured them at all. Or you might have a rough idea of your shoe size because you had your shoes fitted several years ago but, as an adult, you never thought you needed to have them measured.

What if I told you that your … Read More

Your odds of suffering a stroke…

PREVENTION, STROKEChances are, you know someone who has suffered a stroke. It’s that common. But why? And isn’t there something we can do to prevent it from happening?

There is.

Every year in the United States, nearly 800,000 people have a stroke and 600,000 of them experience them for the first time. Nevertheless, new research reveals that the past … Read More

Why those expiry dates on food are so important

food, expiryI have a tub of sour cream that’s been sitting in my fridge for almost a month now. It smells OK, but should I really use a scoop on my baked potato? A baked potato is a lot more appealing with sour cream, in my mind.

Wait. It’s expired! But like many people, I hate wasting food. The … Read More

Secret to more energy? This three-letter word

active, dogThere are dog people and there are cat people. Dog people, for the most part, enjoy spending time with their dogs, going for walks, taking them to the dog park and socializing with other dog owners about dog habits and personality traits, bathing and grooming duties, vet care and so on.

Man’s best friend often requires a social, … Read More

Blood sugar levels now easier to control

diabetes, insulin, treatment, insulin, diabetesOdds are you or someone you know has type 2 diabetes, and finds monitoring their food intake and managing blood sugar levels a challenge.

It’s not easy to pass up all those sweets and cocktails, either…

To that end, insulin pumps have freed many diabetics from a routine of precisely-timed injections, but the treatment option may also provide … Read More

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