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6 simple tips for thriving with diabetes

6 simple tips for thriving with diabetes (BPT) – Randy Jackson is best known as an award-winning producer, music industry expert and beloved television personality. But what many people don’t know is that Jackson has also been managing the everyday reality of living with diabetes for 18 years. More than 30 million Americans live with…

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Hepatitis C testing important for veterans

Hepatitis C testing important for veterans

Hepatitis C testing important for veterans (BPT) – When you go to the doctor for a physical, you’ll probably have a variety of tests done to check for health concerns like blood pressure and cholesterol. One important test you should consider requesting is for hepatitis C. Why? A simple blood test now could save your…

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Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers: What you need to know

Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers: What you need to know (BPT) – Peggy Lavender, 63, of Brookhaven, Georgia, knew her life would change when her husband, Jim, 66, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s five years ago, but she never expected it to be this challenging. Following Jim’s diagnosis in 2014, Lavender managed to balance her career as…

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About 27 Million People in the US Have Difficulty Breathing: But Many Don’t Breathe A Word To Their Doctors

About 27 Million People in the US Have Difficulty Breathing: But Many Don’t Breathe A Word To Their Doctors (BPT) – Candyce Norris clearly remembers her wakeup call. In 1996 she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, a common respiratory disease that makes breathing difficult. Yet despite her diagnosis, she downplayed her…

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New Insights Show Type 1 Diabetes Community Needs More Advances

New Insights Show Type 1 Diabetes Community Needs More Advances

New Insights Show Type 1 Diabetes Community Needs More Advances (BPT) – People living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) are faced with daily challenges like stress and limited freedom to do what they love, leaving them seeking additional ways to help manage their condition. This sentiment is shared by medical professionals, specifically endocrinologists who want to…

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