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Quiz: Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?

A Brief Explanation of Diabetes:Diabetes mellitus (MEL-ih-tus), or simply, diabetes, is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose (sugar) levels that result from defects in the body's ability to produce and/or use insulin.Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body does not make enough insulin or the insulin the body does make is not working properly. Some of the causes of type 2 diabetes are still unclear, but it is known that the development of the disease is linked to lifestyle as well as having a strong genetic and family relate...

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Fighting Against Her Cancer Roots

Linda Snow had done more than most women to decrease her risk of getting cancer. She got genetic testing. She ate healthy and stayed active. She underwent not one, but two double mastectomies and a hysterectomy.And yet, there it was.“I was dri...

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New Heart Valve Puts Swing Back in Patient Joyce's Step

Joyce Leach, from Clifford Township, Pa., survived the fastest growing human tumor, Burkitt ’s lymphoma, as a child. Surgery and over 100 radiation treatments saved her life but left her heart damaged. Throughout her full life, traveling the g...

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Masked Hypertension

Seventeen million American adults with blood pressure that appears normal during a visit to the doctor may have masked hypertension, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and Stony Brook Universit...

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Physician Breathes Easier Thanks to Temple University Hospital

Richard Yunginger, MD, was understandably concerned when he began experiencing shortness of breath while exercising.An active biker and family physician in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA, the 59-year-old wondered whether he could be dealing with a...

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Smart Goal Setting

It’s the New Year, and that means it’s time to uncover the S.M.A.R.T- er way to Goal Setting so you can achieve all your great big dreams this year.There’s the usual approach to Goal Setting on New Year’s Eve which is to make a blanket s...