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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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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

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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Diabetes Type 2 – Information to Know

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Up to Half of Gestational Diabetes Patients Will Develop Diabetes Type 2 A recent study published in The Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) published a study “Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes at Early or Late Post Partum After Gestational Diabetes Mellitus”. This study shows that women are more likely at a risk of diabetes 2 when the...
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Why Get Tested for Type 2 diabetes?

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Reasons to Get Tested for Diabetes Today Have you considered if you should get tested for diabetes? Here are a few reasons for why you should: * It is easy to get tested. * Many people who have diabetes do not see any symptoms. Type 2 diabetes symptoms include increased urination, weight loss, blurry vision when blood sugar gets into the danger zone. * As with other sicknesses, the earli...
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