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Types Of Diabetes

Posted March 11, 2016 Indicator Strips For Blood Glucose Testing

There are now at least four recognized distinct Types of Diabetes:    Type I Diabetes, aka Juvenile-Onset Diabetes.    Type II Diabetes, aka Adult-Onset Diabetes.    Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults (LADA), aka Type 1.5 Diabetes.    Gestational Diabetes, affecting women during their pregnancies. Type I Diabetes usually shows itself at a very young age, … Continue reading Types Of Diabetes

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Can Sex Cause Heart Attacks?

Posted Checking blood pressure

Older North American folks may still remember the delicious scandal of 26 January 1979, when former United States Vice President — who was also a former New York State four-term Governor — Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller suffered a fatal stroke or heart attack at the age of 70. At that moment, Rockefeller was naked and on … Continue reading Can Sex Cause Heart Attacks?

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Go Easy On Those Tranquilizers

Posted February 26, 2016 Mood Effex Blog Image Feb26

North Americans seem to be overusing tranquilizers. These drugs can be useful, and valuable, if they are prescribed and used properly and in moderation; but they can also be quite damaging if they are overdone. Unexpected confirmation of this overuse recently came from a Washington State Northwest Fisheries Science Center (run by the NOAA, the … Continue reading Go Easy On Those Tranquilizers

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Racial Differences In High Blood Pressure

Posted February 23, 2016 Alistrol Blog Image Feb 23 2016

Because of generally praiseworthy efforts to overcome a history of racism in North America, for many years there wasn’t much study of sure-enough racial differences. But, in at least one major life area, that of bodily susceptibility to high blood pressure aka hypertension, this principled intellectual dismissal of racial differences has not provided any kind … Continue reading Racial Differences In High Blood Pressure

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Cheer Up, Canadians And Americans!

Posted February 16, 2016 cheerup

Certainly there’s lots of things to be ‘depressed’ about, these days: Crime, inequality, poverty, urban congestion, pollution, global warming, political dysfunction, international conflicts . . . At best, that’s just the beginning of a dreary too-long list. The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) has studied the phenomenon of Depression among Canadians. Because Canada and the … Continue reading Cheer Up, Canadians And Americans!

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Pet Vaccinations – Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

Posted February 11, 2016 surgeon giving the vaccine to a dog

Your companion pet is likely to need pet vaccinations — ‘shots’ — just as you are yourself. Dogs, cats, and ferrets are all mammals, and consequently they have physiological and biochemical similarities to us human mammals. Their similarities are not too close, however; dogs, cats, and ferrets are all carnivores, whereas we humans are primates … Continue reading Pet Vaccinations – Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets

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Home-Cooked Meals May Be Healthier

Posted February 9, 2016 Control your blood sugar

Home-cooked meals are one good strategy to use for managing your blood-sugar level. If you aren’t already Diabetic, they can at least delay — and perhaps even prevent — you from becoming Diabetic. If you are already diabetic, they can mitigate some of the bad effects of your Diabetes. Large-scale American Heart Association (AHA) studies, … Continue reading Home-Cooked Meals May Be Healthier

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Hope For Diabetics With High Blood Pressure

Posted February 5, 2016 Tablet with the diagnosis hypertension on the display

Many Diabetics also have another Life-threatening problem — high blood pressure, aka hypertension. Those folks having both of these two conditions furthermore incur a considerably increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease in addition to them. Their risk is approximately doubled as compared with that of a hypertensive but non-Diabetic person, according to the American Diabetes … Continue reading Hope For Diabetics With High Blood Pressure

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Being Ashamed of Having Diabetes

Posted February 2, 2016 diabetes definition in dictionary

Diabetes is no fun. A Diabetic has to pee annoyingly often, to take a blizzard of pills, to measure his or her blood glucose from drops of blood maybe from pricked fingers, to refrain from eating some delicious foods, and to consult a variety of health practitioners about the effects of their Diabetes on assorted … Continue reading Being Ashamed of Having Diabetes

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Young Adult Mental Health Insights

Posted February 1, 2016 Lonely man is walking in mysterious fog

In today’s North America, people’s early twenties are often a time of great personal stress. One way or another, young folks are leaving their structured family nests and are heading out into the Great World to launch themselves into adulthood — whether to attend college and/or professional or graduate school, to join one of the … Continue reading Young Adult Mental Health Insights

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