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McDonald’s Meal Choices for People with Diabetes

McDonald’s Meal Choices for People with Diabetes McDonalds has a special menu for people with diabetes. If you are going to eat at McDonalds at least you can make better choices by reviewing their Chart for People with Diabetes. But beware, the carbs that are listed are Carbohydrate Choices not Carbohydrates in …

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Reducing TV Time Helps Adults Burn More Calories

Reducing TV Time Helps Adults Burn More Calories: Adults who used an electronic lock-out system to reduce their television time by half did not change their calorie intake but did expend more energy over a three-week period, according to a report in the Archives of Internal Medicine, 14-Dec-2009.  

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Metabolic Syndrome Independently Ups Risk of Diabetes

Metabolic Syndrome Independently Ups Risk of Diabetes: The diagnosis of metabolic syndrome is useful and valuable for predicting Type 2 diabetes even in relatively lean patients. Even when the cutoff point of waist circumference for U.S. individuals was used in the metabolic syndrome criteria, the hazard ratio of metabolic syndrome …

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Negative Pressure Wound Devices Draw FDA Notice, Advice

Negative Pressure Wound Devices Draw FDA Notice, Advice: The FDA has notified health professionals, and advised patients, about rare but serious complications — including deaths — from the use of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT). Negative pressure wound therapy devices can help in the healing and closure of wounds. They create …

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