Lunch ideas for people with type 2 diabetes

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Diabetes is a progressive disease with many potential complications. These include blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, and loss of toes, feet, or legs.

Diabetes is a progressive disease with many potential complications. These include blindness, kidney failure, heart disease, stroke, and loss of toes, feet, or legs.
Roughly 1 in every 11 people in the United States currently has diabetes, but although the condition may be familiar, it is hardly harmless. It is the country’s seventh leading cause of death, and people with diabetes have a 50 percent higher risk of death than those without the condition.

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10 Warning Signs Your Kidneys are Not Working Properly

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10 Warning Signs Your Kidneys are Not Working Properly

The kidneys are a pair of organs that are located toward your lower back. One kidney is located on each side of your spine. Kidneys filter your blood and remove toxins from your body. The kidneys send toxins to your bladder and your body later removes toxins during the process of urination.

What is Kidney Failure?

Kidney failure occurs when the kidneys lose its ability to filter waste from your blood sufficiently. Symptoms of kidney malfunction can be quite subtle.

But early detection is important for preventing permanent kidney damage, so it is essentialto recognize the signs that something is not right with these detoxification organs.

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‘Touchscreen – toddlers’ sleep less, researchers say

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Toddlers who spend time playing on smartphones and tablets seem to get slightly less sleep than those who do not, say researchers.

The study in Scientific Reports suggests every hour spent using a touchscreen each day was linked to 15 minutes less sleep.

However, those playing with touchscreens do develop their fine motor skills more quickly.

Experts said the study was “timely” but parents should not lose sleep over it.

There has been an explosion in touchscreens in the home, but understanding their impact on early childhood development has been lacking.

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Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

Foods to eat and foods to avoid to fight breast cancer

While there is no one single food or diet that can prevent or cause breast cancer, diet is an area in which individual choices can make a real difference.

Breast cancer is a complex disease with many contributing factors. Some of these factors, such as age, family history, genetics, and gender, cannot be controlled.

However, there are factors that individuals can control, which include smoking, not exercising, being overweight, and their diet. Some researchers maintain that diet could be responsible for 30 to 40 percent of all cancers.

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Here’s How Much Water You Should Be Drinking

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For such a simple habit, drinking water has caused us far more than its fair share of confusion. How much do you really need? And how can you make sure you’re getting enough? Well, not to burst your bubble, but you can start by forgetting that whole eight glasses thing.

A common myth, the rule about drinking eight glasses of water every day isn’t actually based on scientific evidence.

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Appendix may have important function

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It seems we all might have an apology to make, as new research has confirmed that the Appendix isn’t the useless waste of space that we all believed it to be.

In fact, far from being redundant, it may well have actually been silently helping keep our immune system in check all these years.

Can we get a refund on that appendectomy?

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Mesentery: New organ discovered inside human body

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A new organ has been discovered hiding in plain sight inside the human body.Known as the mesentery, it was previously thought to be just a few fragmented structures in the digestive system.

But scientists have realized it is in fact one, continuous organ.

Although its function is still unclear, the discovery opens up “a whole new area of science,” according to J Calvin Coffey, a researcher at the University Hospital Limerick, who first discovered it.

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Eating more fruits, vegetables boosts psychological well-being in just 2 weeks

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Increasing fruit and vegetable intake may benefit psychological well-being.

Fruits and vegetables are a pivotal part of a healthful diet, but their benefits are not limited to physical health. New research finds that increasing fruit and vegetable consumption may improve psychological well-being in as little as 2 weeks.

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Whole grains increase metabolism, may help promote weight loss

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Whole grains, such as brown rice, may help weight loss by decreasing calories retained during digestion.

Whole grains have been shown to be superior in the diet when compared with refined grains, suggests new research published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Whole grains increased calorie loss by decreasing the number of calories retained during digestion, while simultaneously speeding up metabolism.

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Obesity, weight loss in children may cause permanent bone loss

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Teenagers who are obese as well as those who lose excessive weight may both be at risk of irreparable damage to their bones, a new study has found.
Obesity has been previously associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, but the study found that it can also affect the bone structure in both childhood and adolescence.

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