Beating Diabetes

It’s a brand new baby year, and I know losing weight is at the top of everyone’s New Year’s resolutions. I’m sure only about half of this resolution gets fulfilled, therefore, I propose that people try to to focus on becoming healthier instead of focusing on the scale. Focusing on a better lifestyle will lead…

Anti Depressants

Depression hurts, or so they say. We all say, actually, because if you haven’t been depressed yourself, odds are someone close to you has. If you go to a doctor nowadays, mention that you’re depressed, and wait about thirty seconds, he or she will have his prescription pad out to write you a prescription for…

Know your Blood Pressure

Being knowledgeable about your health is always helpful. Your blood pressure is no exception, 1/3 people who have strokes die because of high blood pressure. The Blood Pressure infographic created by westfieldhealth.com describes what blood pressure is, what it means, and then how to maintain a healthy blood pressure. The infographic was found on behance.net.…

The Cost of Diabetes

The national cost of diabetes in the U.S. now exceeds $174 billion. This includes $116 billion in excess medical expenditures attributed to diabetes, as well as $58 billion in reduced national productivity. On Average, people diagnosed with diabetes have medical expenditures that are more than double of those who do not have diabetes.

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