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Discover the latest health news, along with practical tips on how to adopt a healthy lifestyle by improving your diet and moving more. From proven home remedies to advice on managing and preventing chronic health conditions, we’ll keep you looking and feeling your best.

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Ear Pain Relief by Fighting Infection

This probably won't soothe your frayed nerves after you've been up all night with a screaming child, but we'll tell...


How to Get Rid of Heartburn

In many cases, this digestive problem can be prevented with some simple lifestyle changes. But when heartburn hits-as it does...


Home Remedies for Kidney Stones

Kidney stones can form anywhere along the urinary tract, generally for two reasons: because your urine becomes too saturated with...


How to Get Rid of Cold Sores

Many people eventually become infected with the virus that causes the unsightly and painful lip blisters called cold sores. Using...


Coping with Emotional Vulnerability

Life's already an emotional roller coaster without the added burden of diabetes, so you don't always need to hold your...


Type 2: A System Breakdown

Compared with type 1, type 2 is far more common, accounting for 90 to 95 percent of all cases of...


Essential Diabetes Testing Tools

This may sound odd, but there's never been a better time to have diabetes. One reason: There have never been...


Making Weight Loss Work

Knowing what your ideal diet should be is one thing. Putting it into practice-especially if you're trying to cut calories-is...

The Ins and Outs of Insulin Therapy

You can combine different types of insulin, just as you can mix other drugs to take advantage of their different...


Cutting Cardiovascular Risks

Cardiovascular disease and diabetes often appear together. It isn't entirely clear how the two diseases affect each other, but the...


Where to Get Support

You're in charge of managing your game plan from day to day (and hour to hour) because you're the one...


What’s the Game Plan?

There's no getting around it: Once you have diabetes, you've got it for life, and no operation, therapy, or drug...


Swimming with Diabetes

If you're overweight, or if you have joint or balance problems, foot pain from nerve damage, or other physical limitations...


Success Starts in Your Head

Choose to fight When people are diagnosed with a lifethreatening form of cancer, some choose to fight, while others choose


Put a Stop to Depression

Diabetes can get you down. If you're already prone to depression, or are experiencing anxiety or severe sadness, check out...


Nutritional Supplements for Diabetics

Looking closer at your daily nutrition intake could make a world of difference for your glucose levels.

How to Beat Diabetes Burnout

Many people newly diagnosed with diabetes start out motivated to make all the necessary changes to take care of themselves.


Calorie Counting with Diabetes

For people with diabetes who are overweight but do not take insulin, calorie counting is another option.


Depression and Diabetes

The dangers of having both depression and diabetes, and what the consequences are if both go untreated.


Birth Complications with Diabetes

The problems that can occur in labour may be a complication of childbirth or the result of a disorder in...


Battling Diabetes Burnout

Though dealing with diabetes 24-7 can seem overwhelming at first, many people willingly adjust to a new lifestyle of dedicated...

Planning for Sick Days

Illness is a form of stress that-like emotional stress-rouses the body's defenses.


Other Useful Products at the Pharmacy

The wonders you can find in an average pharmacy! Whether it's glucose tablets, a blood pressure machine, a healthy snack...


The Link Between Disease and Depression

When it comes to avoiding the frailty and disability of ageing, nothing beats preventing or treating depression.


High Blood Pressure Drugs at a Glance

A quick rundown of available drugs used to lower your blood pressure.


Extreme Measures to Treat Diabetes

For Alan Vaughn, surgery proved the solution to his serious weight problem.


How to Take Control Over Your Blood-Sugar Level

You wouldn't need to monitor your blood-sugar levels throughout the day if not for the inconvenient fact that they change....