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Type 2 diabetes: A certain beverage has been proven to help reduce the risk – what is it?

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that causes the level of sugar in the blood to become too high. This increase in sugar levels causes symptoms such as excessive thirst, fatigue and a need to urinate more frequently. One of the best ways to prevent the condiition is to make some major lifestyle changes… Read More »

Can an eye exam reveal Alzheimer’s risk?

Looking for clues about the health of your brain? You might want to pay a visit to your eye doctor. Research increasingly links common eye conditions — glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy — to risk for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. What’s interesting about the study results, says Dr. Albert Hofman, chair… Read More »