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The Differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder involving the pancreas. The pancreas does not release the amount of insulin it is suppose to. Sometimes the pancreas does not release any insulin at all. Insulin converts the carbohydrates we eat into energy called glucose. Insulin is also responsible for increasing the storage …

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Healthy Family Budget

Sometimes it seems like creating healthy, budget-conscious meals that will please an entire family is a task too daunting for even the most super of supermoms and dads. However, with a little forethought and creativity, you can tweak your grocery list to include tasty, healthy options that will keep your …

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Foods Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is thought to affect around 50 million Americans, of which 15 million are undiagnosed. If your blood pressure is greater than 140/90 then you are one of the 50 million; perhaps even more worryingly is the rising incidence of hypertension in adolescents and children. On the …

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What are Adverse Drug Reactions

Drugs prescribed for diseases are capable of causing harm to the consumer, even as they cure the original ailment. Almost all drugs may cause adverse reactions but many factors influence and alter the quality and severity of manifestation of these reactions. The term ‘adverse reaction’ is generally used for effects …

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Abcd Diagnosis of Melanoma

Malignant Melanoma is the most aggressive of malignant cutaneous tumours. Cases with lymphonode involvement, and distant metastases, carry a very poor prognosis, (50% and 20% respectively alive in 5 years), while those presenting without evident lymphonode involvement have a much better survival rate (60% alive in 5 years). It is …

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What you need to know about Contacts

Contact lenses are a great alternative for glasses. Someone who’s really active, plays a lot of sports and just doesn’t like the feel of glasses should definitely look into contact lenses. I’ve worn contacts for three years, and putting them in and taking them out takes no time at all. …

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What is Fluoxetine Prescribed for

Fluoxetine is a medication in selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) family. Common brand name of this drug is Prozac®. It is mainly prescribed for major depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders. How fluoxetine acts? Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors act by inhibiting serotonin reuptake pumps in certain neuronal synapses. Inhibition …

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Causes of Sudden Vision Loss or Blindness

Sudden loss of vision can occur in one eye or both. Some causes of sudden vision loss are reversible. Other forms of acute loss of vision are not reversible, but treatment may be required to prevent further loss of the visual field or loss of vision in an unaffected eye. …

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How come People with Mental Illnesses are Viewed as Americas Throwaways – Yes

Are people with mental illnesses viewed as America’s throwaways? Living the untouchable experience as a true catch and still credit bearing citizen of the State seems like all some may rally to do when I have learned my lesson well. I have still determined that my intention to meet the …

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