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Debunking myths about diabetes insulin treatment

Debunking myths about diabetes insulin treatment

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Contributor

A diabetes diagnosis is overwhelming enough, let alone thinking about the prospect of having to go onto insulin ...

15 Tips to help prevent and treat type 2 diabetes

15 Tips to help prevent and treat type-2 diabetes

Posted on November 9, 2017 by Contributor

Did you know that up to 70% of cases of type-2 diabetes could be prevented by making healthy ...

What you need to know about diabetes

What you need to know about diabetes

Posted on November 6, 2017 by Contributor

Bridget McNulty, Type 1 diabetic and editor of 'Sweet Life' diabetes magazine, tells us all about diabetes...

Give up this to reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Give up one thing to reduce type 2 diabetes risk

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Contributor

If the thought of developing type 2 diabetes scares you (and it should), here’s one thing you can ...

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Women and diabetes

Posted on November 3, 2017 by Contributor

With over 199 million women living with diabetes worldwide, it’s no wonder the focus for World Diabetes Day 2017 is ...

Open-heart surgery safer in afternoon

Posted on October 29, 2017 by Contributor

Outcomes for open heart surgery could potentially be improved by moving surgery to the afternoon, rather than in ...

Although 1 in 3 adults in China has high blood pressure; only 1 in 20 has condition under control

Posted on October 29, 2017 by Contributor

The two studies are part of the China Patient-Centred Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events (PEACE) Million Persons Project...

Osteoporosis: Love your bones

Osteoporosis: Love your bones to protect your future

Posted on October 19, 2017 by Contributor

Only a minority of patients at fracture risk will be diagnosed with osteoporosis, which can lead to life-threatening ...

Study: 30 Minutes of physical activity five days a week saves lives

Posted on October 11, 2017 by Contributor

The study also finds that 1 in 20 cases of cardiovascular disease could be prevented if everyone did ...

Causes and symptoms of atopic dermatitis

Posted on October 6, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

Do you know what the causes and symptoms of atopic dermatitis are?...

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Are we prepared for a diabetes tsunami?

Posted on October 3, 2017 by Contributor

According to a health expert, the alarming rise in the number of people with diabetes could cripple the ...

How to survive a heart attack

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Contributor

Find out how to reduce your risk of and survive a heart attack…

Diabetes and cancer – is there a link?

Posted on September 28, 2017 by Contributor

Diabetes and cancer have a number of common risk factors with the link between the two being considered ...

Heart disease kills 1 in 10

Posted on September 27, 2017 by Monique Warner

Look around the office, a mall or your book club and count 10 people. Now think about this: ...

Closing the health gap for Africa is achievable

Posted on September 26, 2017 by Contributor

Closing the health gap for Africa within a generation is achievable if opportunities afforded by a rapidly growing ...

Almost half of South Africans have high blood pressure

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Contributor

A recent survey has found that almost half of South Africans suffer from high blood pressure. Here are ...

Eating meat linked to higher diabetes risk

Posted on September 6, 2017 by Contributor

According to research, a higher intake of red meat and chicken may increase your risk of developing diabetes...

Could chocolate fend off type 2 diabetes?

Posted on August 30, 2017 by Contributor

What if eating chocolate helped prevent and treat type 2 diabetes? It's crazy enough to laugh off...

Why ‘tummy fat’ can be dangerous

Posted on August 29, 2017 by Contributor

Also known as 'visceral fat', tummy fat and genetics are major factors in the development of lifestyle-related diseases...

Factors that increase your risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on August 27, 2017 by Shenrina Badri

There are some factors that can increase a person’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease…

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