Exercise Helps Prevent Early Cardiovascular Aging in Type 2 Diabetics, Avoiding Alcohol May Cut Risk for Esophageal Cancer, Why You Should Consider Wearing ID with Diabetes American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

November 5, 2012   

Moderate Drinking May Increase Risk of Heart
Rhythm Disorder
Older adults with heart disease, advanced diabetes were more apt to develop atrial fibrillation than peers who drank less.
Source: Canadian Medical Association Journal Read More

Exercise Helps Prevent Early Cardiovascular Aging in Type 2 Diabetics
Although it is inevitable that a person will grow old, it is well-known that we all age at different rates, and cardiovascular systems in individuals with type 2 diabetes show indications of aging much earlier than people who do not have the condition.
Source: Medical News Today Read More

Food Allergy Survival Tips for Travelers
Studies show that about 78 million Americans have food allergies or food intolerance, or are following gluten-free diets. They use strategies to prevent an allergic reaction from spoiling a business trip.
Source: USA Today Read More

Can Someone Have a Panic Attack While Sleeping?
Nighttime (nocturnal) panic attacks occur with no obvious trigger and awaken you from sleep. As with a daytime panic attack, you may experience several signs and symptoms that are quite alarming and can mimic those of a heart attack.
Source: Mayo Clinic Read More

Avoiding Alcohol May Cut Risk for Esophageal Cancer
Chronic drinkers who stop consuming alcohol can cut their risk for esophageal cancer in half within four to five years, according to a new evidence review.
Source: Addiction Read More

Why You Should Consider Wearing ID with Diabetes

Anyone with type 1 diabetes should wear some type of visible medical identification. At least that is the opinion of many health professionals and emergency personnel.

Are you wearing something that identifies you as having diabetes? If not, here are some of the most common questions about medical identification to consider.

Source: About.com
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