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Gestational Diabetes

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Diabetes that is diagnosed for the first time during pregnancy is called gestational diabetes.  According to the American Pregnancy Association, between 2 and 5 percent of women develop diabetes during pregnancy.  It can cause some serious complications for both mom and baby if it is not recognized and treated. What…

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Type 2 Diabetes – Part II

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Over 30 million Americans have type 2 diabetes.  We will continue our discussion of this topic today, focusing on diagnosis and treatment. How is type 2 diabetes diagnosed? Unlike type 1 diabetes, the symptoms of type 2 diabetes can come on gradually and sometimes may not even be noticed.  Also,…

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Diabetes – Type 2

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I hope you have had the chance to read the last two Health Tips on diabetes – where we first covered the basics, then did a deeper dive into type 1 diabetes.  We will continue our discussion of diabetes today, focusing on type 2 diabetes.  Over 34 million Americans have…

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Diabetes – Type 1

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Last week, we started our discussion of diabetes with some basics about the relationship between blood sugar and insulin as well as the symptoms of diabetes that you should know.  Let’s talk more today about type 1 diabetes in particular. What causes type 1 diabetes? Type 1 diabetes develops when…

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Introduction to Diabetes

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Diabetes mellitus, usually simply called diabetes, is a disease the affects the way your body uses glucose (blood sugar).  Glucose is an important energy source for your body, so when your body can’t use it the way it should, all kinds of bad things can happen.  Diabetes can cause complications…

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Ganglion Cysts

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A ganglion cyst is the most common thing that will cause a lump in the hand.  They are not cancerous or dangerous, but they can be bothersome for some people. What is a ganglion cyst? A ganglion cyst is a benign cyst that can develop from the tissues surrounding a…

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Atrial Fibrillation – Part II

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Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is an irregular heartbeat that often causes the heart to beat too fast.  There are several risk factors and underlying causes, which we discussed last week, including different types of heart disease, thyroid disease, heavy alcohol use, and family history.  This week we will talk about the…

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Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common type of irregular heartbeat that often causes the heart to beat too rapidly.  AFib can cause some serious complications so it is important that we recognize and treat it. What is AFib? AFib is an irregular heartbeat that is often very rapid.  During…

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Parkinson’s Disease – Part II

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As we talked about last week, Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain, primarily the nerve cells that produce dopamine.  We talked about the common symptoms of tremors, slow movements, muscle stiffness, and walking and balance problems.  Today we will talk about…

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Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s a progressive disease of the nervous system that affects movement.  People often think of tremors when they think of Parkinson’s disease, as this can be the most noticeable symptom in the early stages.  The tremor is just a part of this disorder though.  Today we will talk about the…

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