A recent study by the American Cancer Society adds to increasing support that physical activity reduces the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.Read More
Life insurance will raise premiums due to high blood pressure being an early indicator of cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and chronic heart failure.Read More
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.Read More
An individual’s life insurance rates can be affected by health conditions like diabetes and obesity – and in some cases, even people who exercise regularly and eat right can set themselves up for dangerous medical problems if they aren’t careful.
Healthcare professionals have long advised people to watch what they eat and to engage in physical activity regularly. By avoiding chronic health conditions, insurers will be more inclined to offer favorable rates, and the chance of hospitalization for a major illness becomes lower.Read More