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Staying Active with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease in which food is not properly used to absorb energy, and results in high amounts of sugar in the blood. Fortunately, diabetes can be managed with proper nutrition, medication, and physical activity. Why is physical activity important? Lifestyle changes, such as physical activity, that moderately […]

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The DASH Diet

The term “DASH” stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. Originally, DASH was designed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help lower blood pressure without the use of medication. Over time, however, many individuals also experience the added benefits of weight loss, reduction in disease, and an increase in overall health. […]

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Important Health Screenings for Men

Health screenings are important for a variety of reasons. They may identify early risk factors, or even potentially dangerous health problems that need treatment. Your health care provider may follow a specific schedule based on your personal health history, but here are some general guidelines: Blood Pressure If yours is […]