Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD)

March is National Kidney Month March is National Kidney Month to raise awareness of chronic kidney disease. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), diabetes is the number one leading cause of chronic kidney disease and is called diabetic kidney disease (DKD), kidney disease of diabetes or diabetic nephropathy.…

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Whey Helps Seniors Rebuild Muscle Mass

One of the consequences of aging is a reduction in muscle mass called sarcopenia. Leading a sedentary lifestyle makes it even worse. To date, no one has really found a way to prevent the loss of muscle mass or reverse it. Also, seniors who are recuperating from periods of inactivity after hospitalizations and surgeries may…

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Type 2 Diabetes and Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease can be reversed by Losing Weight

Amazing study by researchers at Newcastle University published August 2, 2018 in Cell Metabolism shows that type 2 diabetes can be sent into remission and insulin levels can be reversed to normal by losing weight.  Now doctors have some real evidence to help them persuade overweight diabetic patients to lose weight. Losing Weight Reduced Fat…

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Yerba Santa Shrub may be able to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

The search for a cure, prevention or way to retard the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) so far has not borne fruit, in spite of the fact that millions of dollars are being poured into research. Scientists all over the world are trying hard to find some way to prevent, slow down or cure Alzheimer’s…

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Vascular Dementia is the Second Most Commonly Found Dementia

Vascular dementia also called vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is the second most commonly found dementia after Alzheimer’s disease (AD). While it may appear similar to Alzheimer’s disease (AD), it is from a completely different cause. Vascular dementia is caused by blockings and damage to arteries that carry blood flow to the brain. This is often…

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The Benefits of Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Cardiac Rehabilitation is a program of: Physical Exercises Education about following a heart-healthy lifestyle Counseling to cope with stress and improve mental health Million Hearts defines cardiac rehabilitation (CR) as a program of 36 one-hour physical exercise sessions specifically designed for improving cardiovascular health and…

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Never Ignore a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) Mini Stroke

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is a mini stroke, but should never be ignored, as it is usually a key early warning sign of a major stroke that may be about to strike. Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) A transient ischemic attack (TIA), which is a mini stroke begins with similar neurological symptoms as a major…

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Lifestyle Choices that Trigger Atrial Fibrillation can be Changed

February is American Heart Month to raise awareness of heart disease which is the number one leading cause of death in the United States. In our blog post of February 7, 2019, we wrote about a heart disorder atrial fibrillation that actually is dangerous for the brain, as it is one of the leading causes…

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