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High Blood Pressure and High Blood Sugar = Dangerous

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Having persistently high blood glucose levels raises your risk of Hypertension (high blood pressure) and therefore also increases your risk of developing heart disease or having a stroke. About 80% of people with Type 2 diabetes have high blood pressure (about 25% for type 1). If you have diabetes and high blood pressure together, you are at a greater risk of serious health problems. When high ...
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Celebrate Father’s Day in Good Health

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It’s time to celebrate fathers for the life they have given us and for their unique contribution to the family. To have a father who loves you and is involved in your life is priceless. So we wish a very heartfelt HAPPY FATHER’S DAY to all the Dad’s out there! Here’s a gift you can give your dad if he struggles with high blood sugar, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, or is just trying to cut ba...
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5 Spices That May Improve Blood Glucose

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Eating a diet rich in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals is going to go a long way to improve health, but scientific studies are finding some foods that may be specifically helpful to people concerned with regulating blood glucose. Those with metabolic syndrome, prediabetes, diabetes, and people who are obese need to find optimal ways to manage their blood sugar on a daily basis. Adding sp...
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Help Children Avoid Type 2 Diabetes

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Where do children learn to eat? In the past we could say that children learn their dietary habits at home, but that's not entirely the picture today. Children are in school, after school programs and childcare for 6 to 8 hours a day on average, many of them having most of their meals and snacks away from home. Their choices may be in the control of other adults and institutions, and they are expos...
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Undiagnosed Problems Behind Weight Gain

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Are you sick of diets that don’t work and nutrition advise that doesn’t seem to change your weight? Perhaps you feel that you’ve tried everything, and even when you do lose a few pounds it’s hard to keep that weight from coming back. You are not alone, most people who struggle with weight issues feel the same way. If losing weight were easy we would not have an obesity epidemic in the midst of ...
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