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Why is American Heart Month So Important?

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February 13, 2017

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Why is American Heart Month So Important?
You might already know that February is American Heart Month. After all, it’s your body’s most amazing muscle! Life is busy and it can be all to easy to get lost in the plethora of awareness events that are celebrated year-round. While all of these are worthy of your time… Read More
 

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

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September 7, 2014

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September is National Cholesterol Education Month
It’s September again, and while summer may now be over, that means that it’s National Cholesterol Education Month once again! We’ve discussed this important event in the past, but we’re hoping that even more people will take this opportunity to get their cholesterol levels checked and take steps to improve… Read More
 

Which Exercises Work Best for Fibromyalgia?

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August 29, 2014

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Which Exercises Work Best for Fibromyalgia?
Studies have shown that exercise is an effective way to manage the symptoms of fibromyalgia over the long run. That being said, plenty of fibro patients are tentative about implementing a new routine, because strenuous exercise can often cause heighten some chronic pain symptoms. This is why you should talk… Read More
 

The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think

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August 11, 2014

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The Diabetic Diet Isn’t as Restrictive as You Might Think
For someone who has been diagnosed with diabetes, diet is going to be a primary concern moving forward. Some go as far as to remove all sugar from their diet. In fact, some people living with type 2 diabetes have been able to manage their condition without the need for… Read More
 

5 Healthy Habits to Consider If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis

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June 6, 2014

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5 Healthy Habits to Consider If You Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be a crippling disease, but we’ve also learned that patients can make their lives significantly better by incorporating more healthy lifestyle choices into their daily routines. Even if you have not been diagnosed with this chronic condition, this advice will help mitigate your risk. As the… Read More
 

Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks This November

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November 5, 2013

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Stopping Diabetes in Its Tracks This November
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) occurs when the body is no longer able to effectively metabolize sugar for it’s cells. Slowly, the blood sugar levels rise, cells are starved for energy and overall health starts to decline. Fortunately, this disease can be be prevented if caught early on – during the… Read More
 

UAB’s Kirklin Clinic Chosen to be Part of National Diabetes Prevention Program

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September 11, 2013

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UAB’s Kirklin Clinic Chosen to be Part of National Diabetes Prevention Program
  The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) has chosen the Kirklin Clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) to be a part of the National Diabetes Prevention Program. This program is designed to help prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes in adults 18 years… Read More
 

American Heart Month: How Healthy is Your Heart?

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February 6, 2013

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American Heart Month: How Healthy is Your Heart?
Did you know that February is American Heart Month? This is a very important public health event which helps to raise awareness of heart disease and maintaining a healthier heart. Heart disease has become a serious problem in the United States, and public health officials are encouraging more people to… Read More
 

Our Top 10 List of High Cholesterol Foods

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December 7, 2012

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Our Top 10 List of High Cholesterol Foods
You probably wouldn’t be that surprised if someone were to tell you that it would be a bad idea to make French fries and fried chicken a major staple of your diet. Fried foods, while being quite tasty, are also packed with excess fat, sodium, and you guessed it: cholesterol!… Read More
 

U.S. Sees Improvement in Cholesterol Levels

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October 31, 2012

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High Cholesterol, News

U.S. Sees Improvement in Cholesterol Levels
Now, in two of our last posts, we discussed common causes of high cholesterol and 10 good cholesterol lowering foods. Well, it seems that the general population has been doing better with their cholesterol levels, because a recent study showed that the average levels of total cholesterol have been moving… Read More
 
 
 

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