9 Ways to Avoid Diabetes Complications

9 Ways to Avoid Diabetes Complications Keeping your diabetes under control will help you prevent heart, nerve, and foot problems. Here’s what you can do right now. 1. Lose extra weight. Moving toward a healthy weight helps control blood sugars. Your doctor, a dietitian, and a fitness trainer...
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3 Signs Your Mattress Is Too Soft

By Megan Kennedy There’s nothing quite like sinking into bed after a long day. But if you’re literally sinking into your bed, it might be a time for a new mattress, says Richard Guyer, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and cofounder of the Texas Back Institute. Your spine has...
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Do You Need a Personal Health Coach?

By Cari Wira Dineen Troubling but true: At my annual checkup, my primary care physician took my blood pressure, recorded my weight, listened to my heart and lungs, and declared me in decent health. Yet he didn’t ask about my diet and exercise habits (inconsistent at best), stress...
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