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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Does Having High Blood Pressure Mean I Can’t Get Life Insurance?

Does Having High Blood Pressure Mean I Can’t Get Life Insurance?

Life insurance will raise premiums due to high blood pressure being an early indicator of cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and chronic heart failure.

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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 to Stay in Shape While Traveling

How to Stay in Shape While Traveling

While the benefits of staying fit – including lower medical and life insurance costs – are well-known, it can still be difficult for people who are constantly on the road or in the air to keep up with an exercise regimen. Fortunately, health website FitnessGoop offers some helpful tips for frequent travelers.

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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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How Can You Prevent Bone Loss?

How Can You Prevent Bone Loss?

Most adults should be getting between 600-800 of Vitamin D a day and between 1,000 and 13,000 milligrams of calcium. That’s the start and the earlier you add this to your diet, the better you will be be. Foods that should be part of your daily diet are as follows:

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Fruits and vegetables lower life insurance premiums

Fruits and vegetables lower life insurance premiums

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that many Americans are still coming up short when it comes to getting their recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 32.5 percent of adults get two or more servings of fruit per day, while 26.3 percent report that they consumer vegetables at least three times per day.

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How will my child’s weight affect life insurance?

How will my child’s weight affect life insurance?

Obesity among America’s youth is a growing epidemic with long-term ramifications for both the health and financial futures of those affected.

An estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents ages 2 to 19 are considered obese, according to the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the last year for which statistics are available. That is about triple the rate from just one generation ago.

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Heart healthy benefits of fish oil supplements

Heart healthy benefits of fish oil supplements

A study at Northwestern University shows that patients with chronic heart problems could benefit from Omega-3 fatty acid supplements.

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