Type 2 Diabetes, Pre-Diabetes and US Statistics

What Is Type 2 Diabetes? Diabetes is a group of diseases marked by high levels of blood glucose resulting from defects in insulin production, insulin action, or both. The most common form of diabetes is type 2 diabetes. About 90 to 95 percent of people with diabetes...

Health Consequences of Poorly Treated Type 2 diabetes

Long-term complications of diabetes develop gradually but they can eventually be disabling or even life-threatening. Some potential complications of diabetes include: Heart and blood vessel disease. The risk of stroke is two to four times higher, and the death rate...

Holistic Approaches to Treating Hypertension

Adoption of healthier eating habits, quitting smoking, exercise and in most cases drug therapy are the fundamental tenants of the Orthodox approach to the management of essential hypertension. Although drug therapy may always be a consideration, the holistic approach...