Many people with diabetes have problems with their feet. Ask your doctor to explain your own risk factors for foot problems. You can prevent serious foot problems by following these basic guidelines. DO: check your feet every day for cuts, cracks, bruises, blisters, sores, infections, or unusual markings. use a mirror to see the bottom…

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AMINO ACIDS are ……. “without doubt the most important of all the known substances in living matter and without it, life would be impossible on our planet”. (Genrald Johannes Mulder, Dutch Chemist). AMINO ACIDS are required for a great many important functions of the human body. The role of AMINO ACIDS, for long neglected, is…

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Choosing Pain Medicine for Osteoarthritis Fast Facts on Pain Relievers Acetaminophen (Tylenol®) works on mild pain and has fewer risks than other pain pills. Prescription (Rx) pain relievers may work better than over-the-counter (OTC) pain pills. They also have a higher chance of serious problems like stomach bleeding and heart attacks. NSAID pills, like ibuprofen…

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Cholesterol Management and Plant Sterols What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is present in blood. Cholesterol is necessary for life. It aids in digestion and acts as a precursor for Vitamin D and certain hormones. It is needed in minute amounts. The body manufactures all of the cholesterol it requires. Excess…

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