Monthly Archives: April 2017

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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