Key Risk Factors For Heart Disease

Diabetes, Diet, Heart Health, Menopause
Heart disease can happen whether you have risk factors for heart disease or not. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death of both men and women in the United States. 1 in every 4 deaths is from heart disease, and it claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, and cigarette smoking are key risk factors for heart disease, and about 49% of Americans have at least one of these three risk factors. Fortunately, most people who develop heart disease will have some risk factors, and some of these risk factors can be changed or altered by adopting a healthier life style. Changing the reversible risk factors can help reduce heart disease, even if you have risk factors that cannot be changed: Here…
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Type 2 Diabetes And Heart Disease Risk

Diabetes, Diet, Heart Health
Is there a connection between heart disease and type 2 diabetes? There is according to the American Heart Association. The statistics don't lie, diabetics over the age of 65 are more likely to die from a stroke (16%) or because of heart disease (68%). Diabetics have more risk factors for heart disease, they are at greater risk of developing heart disease compared to non-diabetics, and they're more likely to develop the problem younger as well. Perhaps the basic connection between the two can be broken down to high glucose. There is a school of thought, which suggests it isn't really diabetes, per say, that is the issue, rather the high glucose count in a diabetic's blood. It makes sense, considering high glucose is a problem that wreaks havoc on the…
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Menopause Management for Diabetics

Diabetes, Menopause, Video, Womens Health
The below video by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals has an in depth discussion about the management of menopause symptoms and sexual health considerations in women with diabetes. Click Here for more Health, Fitness and Personal Development Videos Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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