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  • Cirrhosis is not just for Alcoholics Anymore…

    Say the word, “cirrhosis” and we think of alcoholic liver disease.  However, alcohol is not the only cause of fatty liver and cirrhosis. Fat accumulating in the liver for any reason can cause inflammation and scar tissue known as fibrosis.  When the fibrosis is severe, it can cause the liver to not work.  Severe fibrosis […]

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  • Be Grateful You Have Diabetes

    I know what you are thinking… Why should I be grateful for a chronic disease that involves practically everything I do as well as cause more medical problems if I don’t toe the line? Consider the following: 1.       Diabetes is well-defined.  You either have it or you don’t.  There are warnings that you may get […]

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  • What Do I Need to Know About Juvenile Diabetes

    Juvenile Diabetes: Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes in the United States is a widespread disease state that can is attributed to many factors. According to the CDC’s 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report, in 2008-2009, approximately 18,436 people younger than 20 in the U.S. were diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Even more shockingly, 5,089 people […]

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  • Blood Sugar Control for Diabetes – A How to Guide

    If you have just been diagnosed with diabetes you may be thinking that life as you know it is over. However, diabetes is a very manageable disease that will allow you to live a long and happy life. One of the most important factors to living a long and essentially symptom-free is your diabetic blood […]

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