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Type 2 diabetes: These three foods could help to lower blood sugar – what are they?

Type 2 diabetes is a condition that causes a person to lose control of their blood glucose levels. The risk for diabetes increases with age, making diabetes common in older adults. Medical experts estimate that approximately 25 per cent of adults over the age of 60 years have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a progressive… Read More »

High blood pressure: Three ways the condition can affect your eyes – are you at risk?

High blood pressure is often dubbed the “silent killer” because the condition rarely shows symptoms until it is serious. One in four people in the UK live with the condition without realising it. If left untreated it can damage vital functions in the body, including the eyes. There are three main ways the condition can… Read More »

Blood Thinner Found to Significantly Reduce Subsequent Heart Failure Risks

Researchers report 17 percent reduction in strokes and heart attacks with low dose blood thinner Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found that using blood thinners in patients with worsening heart failure, coronary artery disease or irregular heart rhythms was associated with a 17 percent reduced risk of thromboembolic events, such… Read More »