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Know your Numbers!

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Know your Numbers!

Do you know the most critical numbers for your heart health? That knowledge could just save your life. Blood pressure less than 120/80 mm Hg and not on medicine for blood pressure Total cholesterol less than 200 mg/dL and not on medicine for cholesterol Fasting blood glucose less than 100 mg/dL and not on medicine […]

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Heart Disease and Diabetes in Women

Your body gets most of its energy from glucose, a form of sugar that comes from some of the food you eat. If you have diabetes, it’s harder for your body to turn food into energy. That’s because the body either:

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What Is Insulin?

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Insulin is a hormone; a chemical messenger produced in one part of the body to have an action on another. It is a protein responsible for regulating blood glucose levels as part of metabolism. The body manufactures insulin in the pancreas, and the hormone is secreted by its beta cells, primarily in response to glucose.1 […]

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Diabetes diagnosis

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Diabetes can often be detected by carrying out a urine test, which finds out whether excess glucose is present. If you are worried that you may have some of the above symptoms, you are recommended to talk to your Doctor. Before tests are conducted, a diagnosis may be suspected when patients report certain symptoms. Doctors […]

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