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34 Even Easy Exercise May Lower Blood Pressure in Those With Diabetes

Study found just a few minutes of resistance training or walking helped

MONDAY, Nov. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Just a few minutes of easy exercise daily can help lower blood pressure in overweight and obese people with type 2 diabetes, researchers report.

"It appears you don't have to do very much," co-author Bronwyn Kingwell, head of metabolic and vascular physiology at the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes in Melbourne, Australia, said in an American Heart Association news release.

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Chiropractors Offer Advice to Those With Diabetes

Chiropractors Offer Advice to Those With Diabetes (310)

(NewsUSA) – If current trends hold, 1 in 5 Americans will have diabetes by 2025 — and 1 in 3 by about a generation after that.

So says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which rightly calls the figures "alarming." But when you think about our lifestyles — too often sedentary, with unhealthy diets — should we really be that surprised?

"We simply cannot sustain this trajectory," says the agency's Dr. Ann Allbright.

Certainly genes also play a role in explaining why 29.1 million Americans already suffer from the disease. It's characterized by the body's inability to produce, or properly use, the hormone insulin that's needed to convert sugar, starches and other food into energy.

But when it comes to those lifestyle issues — which, unlike genes, we can do something about — perhaps the best advice to limit the growing epidemic of diabetes comes from Dennis Marchiori, DC, PhD, current president of the Association of Chiropractic Colleges: "Simply put, when you live healthier, you have a better chance of managing your blood sugar."

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Cocoa Antioxidants Improve Symptoms In People With Kidney Disease

Cocoa Antioxidants Improve Symptoms In People With Kidney Disease

 

We’ve known for awhile that cocoa flavanols can help with both cognitive function and age-related memory loss, but new research now shows it can also help people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD, which affects more than 26 million people in the United States, is often caused by high blood pressure and diabetes. Once it develops,… Read the rest of this entry »

Healthy Eating -The Key To A Happy And Balanced Life

The idea of adopting a healthy diet sounds easy, but many people feel confused or intimidated by it. The word diet in this context refers to the composition of the food that you eat, not the act of undertaking an eating program. Changing your diet for the better is simple and offers lasting health benefits.

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How to Make Exercise a Lifelong Habit

While a healthy diet accounts for about 80 percent of the benefits you reap from a healthy lifestyle, exercise is the leverage that allows all of those benefits to be maximized.

You simply cannot be optimally healthy without regular physical movement—and this includes both non-exercise movement throughout the day, and a more vigorous exercise regimen.

Those who succeed at maintaining good health into old age typically have one thing in common: a healthy diet and regular exercise is part of their day-to-day lifestyle. It’s not an on-and-off proposition to fit into a particular garment for a special occasion.

Building new habits can be challenging however, especially when you’re trying to fit a new block of activity into an already packed schedule. So what’s the best way to get into the habit of exercising, and stick with it long-term?

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The Best Way To Live A Healthier Life With Diabetes

A lot of individuals assume that they will no longer reside a normal life once they've been told that they've diabetes. The following report presents recommendations for managing the symptoms of diabetes, while nonetheless being able to function as usually as you can by means of your lifetime. It's important to make a conscious choice to adhere to these suggestions and enable make certain your future health.

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Ingredients In Tea, Chocolate and Berries Can Prevent Diabetes

Strong evidence from several studies have shown that individuals consuming fruits and vegetables rich in different flavonoids have a reduced risk of overall mortality and of several chronic diseases. According to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and King's College London, eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds (found in berries, tea, and chocolate) may prevent type 2 diabetes, a disease whose initial stages is now affecting almost 40 percent of Americans age 20 and older.

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