Health News Brief: September is World Alzheimer's Month!, Outdoor Workouts: How To Beat The Heat, High Blood Sugar Tied To Dementia In Non-Diabetics American Medical ID

 

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Health News Brief

September 10. 2013   

High Blood Sugar Tied To Dementia In Non-Diabetics
Elderly people with high blood sugar - but not high enough to be diabetic - face a slightly greater risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.
Source: New England Journal of Medicine Read More

Sugar Stresses The Heart, May Contribute To Heart Failure: Study
A small glucose molecule in sugar appears to change the muscle proteins in the heart over time, leading to heart failure, researchers from the University of Texas found.
Source: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Read More

Regular Short Walks Could Keep Type 2 Diabetes At Bay
Taking a short walk every half an hour maybe more effective at reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes than one brisk 30-minute walk a day, new research has found.
Source: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Read More

Outdoor Workouts: How To Beat The Heat
Exercising in hot weather is a drag--literally! You start moving and after 10 minutes your brain temp rises, which may tell your body that you feel tired and slow before you actually are; It's your brain's way of saying, "Slow your roll before we get too cooked."
Source: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Read More

World Alzheimer’s Month 2013 – Dementia: A Journey Of Caring
September 2013 will mark the second global World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign to raise awareness and challenge stigma.
Source: The Alzheimer's Disease International Read More



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