What Happens If I Smoke With Diabetes?

What Happens If I Smoke With Diabetes?

A new report from the SEARCH Study Group revealed that cigarette smoking is very common among children and young adults with diabetes.

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Decline in Diabetes-Related Complications

Decline in Diabetes-Related Complications

“These findings show that we have come a long way in preventing complications and improving quality of life for people with diabetes,” said Edward Gregg, Ph.D., a senior epidemiologist in CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation and lead author of the study. “While the declines in complications are good news, they are still high and will stay with us unless we can make substantial progress in preventing type 2 diabetes.”

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How to Lower Your Insurance Premiums If You Have Diabetes

How to Lower Your Insurance Premiums If You Have Diabetes

Diabetes is a highly treatable, but potentially deadly, disease if left untreated or undiagnosed. According to the American Diabetes Association, both the death rate from heart disease and risk for stroke are two to four times higher for people with diabetes. It is the leading cause of kidney failure and new cases of blindness and is the reason for more than 60 percent of lower limb amputations.

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How Does High Blood Pressure Affect Life Insurance Premiums?

How Does High Blood Pressure Affect Life Insurance Premiums?

High blood pressure is called the silent killer for a reason. One in three adults in the U.S. has it, many with no symptoms, no red flags, and unless they’ve seen a doctor lately, no idea their numbers are so high they are at risk for heart attack or stroke, according to Centers for Disease Prevention and Control.

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Weight Loss is More Effective in a Group Setting

Weight Loss is More Effective in a Group Setting

Studies show that individuals who diet and exercise in a group setting are more likely to succeed than those who go it alone.

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Can the Common Cold Trigger Diabetes in My Child?

Can the Common Cold Trigger Diabetes in My Child?

An Australian study suggests that viral infections like the common cold may be linked with Type 1 diabetes in children, according to various reports.

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Exercise During Pregnancy Helps Newborns Avoid Obesity

Exercise During Pregnancy Helps Newborns Avoid Obesity

Beyond helping women gain less weight, exercise can also have positive have positive effects on mood and insulin sensitivity, and can help women maintain their pre-pregnancy strength and figure.

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Heart Disease Treatment Costs to Triple by 2030

Heart Disease Treatment Costs to Triple by 2030

By 2030, the amount of money spent in the U.S. on heart disease will be three times larger than it is today, according to the American Heart Association.

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Can Sleep Problems Affect My Life Insurance?

Can Sleep Problems Affect My Life Insurance?

However, research has determined that too little sleep can cause health issues such as diabetes, heart disease, cognition problems and depression. Depression can cause too much sleep which many sufferers may sleeping consistently over nine hours. Some studies have shown that those who slept about seven hours had a lower mortality risk.

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