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Helpful iPhone Diabetes Apps – Top Applications to help Diabetics

Diabetes is an increasingly common health condition and is estimated by the World Health Organisation to affect 150 million people. In addition to the...
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Illness in the Elderly: Senior Citizens’ Response to Disease

Now that many of the childhood infectious diseases cause fewer infant deaths the bulk of illness is borne by the elderly. This is reflected...

Managing Diabetes During a Down Economy: Preventing Complications of Chronic Disease When Money is...

Diabetics and other people with chronic illnesses are falling on hard times, just like many Americans. Some creativity will help them maintain control of...
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Unknown Dangers of Swine Flu Vaccine: Is the H1N1 Shot Safe – Questions About...

On June 11, the World Health Organization classified the H1N1 swine flu as a level six pandemic and urged governments to institute a mass...

Thalassemia is Important Before Marriage

Thalassemia is red blood cell malformation (inherited) and leads to anemia due to hemoglobin disorder. Hemoglobin is a protein that carries oxygen, when the...
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The Diabetes Test During Pregnancy: Taking the Glucose Screening and Tolerance Tests

Gestational diabetes is a condition that affects about seven percent of pregnant women according to DiabetesNetwork.com. Diabetes that is brought on by pregnancy is called...

Warning Signs of Diabetes – Symptoms of Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes Signs and Symptoms

It's important for individuals to understand the warning signs of diabetes, as it's a common life long disease that can cause significant damage. For those...
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Lifestyle, not genes to blame for ill-health: Feeling ill? Don’t blame your genes, it...

Since the mapping of the human genome, geneticists daily discover new connections between genes and chronic illnesses, and even some acute conditions. But geneticist...
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Other Health Concerns – Barriers to Treating Diabetes in Seniors

A senior with diabetes is likely to also have one or more other health conditions that can adversely affect health. For example, according to...
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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes Causes and Risk Factors

Type 2 diabetes causes are largely known. The risk factors for the disease, also known as “adult onset” or “non-insulin-dependent” diabetes, are common; most...