Diabetes

    The Four Stages Of Diabetic Eye Disease

    Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Here are the stages you should know…

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    Soda (Even Diet) Can Raise Your Risk Of…

    There’s already SO much information out there explaining why soda, in general, just isn’t that great for you. From obesity to metabolic syndrome, the ongoing…

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    My Story: “After 19 Years In the NBA, I Have A New Target”

    It’s been more than a year since NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal retired from the court, and he says he doesn’t miss it. The basketball champ…

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    Bell’s Palsy: What Is It?

    What is Bell’s palsy? Bell’s palsy is a paralysis or weakness of the muscles on one side of your face. Damage to the facial nerve…

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    What Is Diabetic Eye Disease?

    Diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. It is caused by changes in the…

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    My Story: “I Started Out As Hollywood’s Fat, Funny Guy”

    Anthony Anderson started out in Hollywood as a self-proclaimed “fat, funny guy,” appearing alongside fellow comedic stars Jim Carrey and Martin Lawrence. But offscreen, Anderson’s…

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    Vitamin D Deficiency Can Raise Diabetes Risk

    Low levels of Vitamin D in the blood can contribute to a person’s risk of developing Type 1 diabetes, new research has found. A study…

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    Holiday Recipe Makeover: 7 Healthy Tips

    Thanksgiving is generally the first in a string of food-focused gatherings that can quickly pile on the pounds. But no worries. With our detailed list…

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    Diabetes Cases Hit Record Levels Worldwide

    Diabetes is running at record levels worldwide and half the people estimated to have the disease are, as yet, undiagnosed, according to a recent report.…

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    If You’re Diabetic, You Should Never…

    Compared to the general population, African Americans are disproportionately affected by diabetes: • 4.9 million (an increase from 3.7 million in 2007), or 18.7% of…