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Diabetic People Having Increased Prevalence of Rare Neuropathy Types

Diabetic People Having Increased Prevalence of Rare Neuropathy Types

It’s thought that half of diabetics will eventually develop neuropathies. Neuropathies are a series of conditions that cause damage to the nervous system. Two rarer neuropathies are having an increased rate of prevalence, particularly in younger diabetics. These are autonomic neuropathy and small fiber neuropathy. It’s important to recognize the symptoms of both to discover
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New Biotech May Reduce the Cost of Treating Chronic Disease

New Biotech May Reduce the Cost of Treating Chronic Disease

For many chronic conditions such as cystic fibrosis, the drugs to battle them are very high in cost, leading to high heath care expenses for patients. However, a new, experimental breakthrough originating from the Netherlands may be an answer for patients and doctors seeking to save money when combating these conditions. This breakthrough is known
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Nearly Half the People Who Have Had Heart Attacks Don’t Even Know It

Nearly Half the People Who Have Had Heart Attacks Don’t Even Know It

The term “silent heart attack” refers to when a person has a heart attack, but didn’t know. Surprisingly, a study published recently in Circulation, the Journal of the American Heart Association, found that 45% of heart attacks happen without people being fully aware. The problem is that silent heart attacks cause just as much damage
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Arthritis Symptoms Can Be Reduced With Physical Activity and Educational Programs

Arthritis Symptoms Can Be Reduced With Physical Activity and Educational Programs

A recent CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) study notes the prevalence of arthritis and the opportunities that are available to decrease pain and improve function. When people with arthritis engage in physical activity they can reduce their arthritis symptoms by up to 40 percent. Yet, many adults with arthritis are not physically active.
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