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With Diabetes, Cutting Blood Pressure a Little May Go a Long Way
Having a normal blood pressure is good for overall health, but in diabetes patients, it may also be critical to preventing major heart problems.
Ovarian Problem May Have Other Health Effects
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and infertility have been well-known dance partners for many years. Now new evidence suggests that PCOS is also dancing with a lot of other chronic health issues.
6 Ways to Save Your Heart Health
Pumping iron to stay strong may keep your heart pumping, too. Healthy lifestyle practices may prevent the majority of heart attacks in younger women.
Who Is Protected From Obesity Problems?
Obesity and metabolic problems may not always go hand-in-hand. Some obese people may not develop the metabolic changes that are often tied to obesity.
Get Moving for Better Health
Keep on moving — or start, if you haven't already. Even a little exercise may keep your blood pressure and blood sugar at normal levels.
Diet May Trump Glycemic Index
Lowering your risk for health problems like diabetes and heart disease through diet may be simpler than once thought. Patients may need to simply focus on eating healthy, natural foods in general, rather than worrying about how healthy foods affect factors like blood sugar.
Don't 'Bypass' Exercise After Weight Loss Surgery
Having weight loss surgery can improve obese patients' health, but it isn't a fix-all for health problems tied to being obese. Exercise may improve these patients' overall health even more and lower their risk for diabetes.
Low T May Worsen Heart Risks in Men With Diabetes
Diabetes and low testosterone may each increase the risk of heart disease. Having both may push that risk even higher.
Mediterranean Diet May Fight Heart and Diabetes Risks
Good food is essential to good health. By following the Mediterranean diet, patients may be able to reduce obesity, high blood sugar and other factors that promote heart disease and type 2 diabetes, a new study found.
Diabetes May Affect Young and Old Differently
Diabetes affects millions in the US. But new research suggests that it may affect patients in different ways.