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Is It Possible to Treat Type 2 Diabetes with Long-Term Effects?

By  •  April 14, 2021

As the type 2 diabetes epidemic continues to grow, the most emphasized treatment may surprise you. In the latest update to the Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, the guidelines put forward by the American Diabetes Association…
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Keep Active in Your 60s to Stay a Step Ahead of Diabetes (And Don’t Forget Nutrition Too!)

By  •  March 11, 2021

I recently read a sobering statistic. Nearly 50 percent of boomers are prediabetic. This means that we have blood sugar levels that are above normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with full-blown type 2 diabetes…
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How Knowing Your Insulin Levels Can Help You Prevent More than Diabetes After 60

By  •  January 6, 2021

As boomers, we’re used to having our blood glucose levels measured during our annual physicals. After all, our risk for developing diabetes increases with age. Many of us now know our A1C levels as well as our cholesterol, iron and…
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Are You at Risk of Diabetes? These 5 Tests Are Sure to Reveal an Issue

By  •  January 31, 2020

You have probably heard of metabolic syndrome, the precursor to Type 2 diabetes. But do you know how doctors define that? If anyone in your family has suffered from Type 2 diabetes…
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3 Powerful Spices that May Help with Type 2 Diabetes

By  •  March 23, 2018

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that 1 in 11 (425 million) adults worldwide have diabetes. They also say that 1 in 2 adults with diabetes are undiagnosed (212 million). Read More

Fight Back Against Diabetes After 60 with These Small Lifestyle Changes

By  •  July 8, 2015

Many people over the age of 60 are living with diabetes. There is actually a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, primarily related to various lifestyle changes including obesity, and an increase in sedentary habits. According to the World Health Organization, total deaths from complications related to diabetes are expected to increase by more than 50 percent worldwide within the next 10 years, and by 80 percent in upper to middle income countries. Read More

Stay Healthy with Regular Medicare Glaucoma Screenings

By  •  April 17, 2021

Glaucoma is a very common eye condition, especially for older adults. When left untreated, glaucoma can do serious damage to your vision, so it’s important to get screened regularly to catch it early. Did you know Medicare offers regular glaucoma screenings?
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Intermittent Fasting and the 5:2 Diet Made Easy for Women Over 60

By  •  April 12, 2021

As a nutritionist and blogger at Alternative Ageing, I am a keen fan of fasting. So when the 5:2 diet hit the headlines a couple of years ago, I happily embraced this form of intermittent fasting for the sake of my health as well as my waistline…
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Long Term Care Guide

By  •  April 11, 2021

The American population is aging at a dramatic rate, and this trend is likely to continue for the foreseeable future, given demographic trends. The aging process is unique and looks …
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Diet and Nutrition Can Help You Manage Urinary Incontinence

By  •  April 7, 2021

It’s no secret that many boomers suffer with urinary incontinence. In fact, almost 60 percent of us in our 60s, and 75 percent of us over 75, will experience it. Whether sporadic or ongoing, one specific type – stress, urge (also known as overactive bladder), overflow…
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