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Lifestyle changes that can lower your risk for type 2 diabetes

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 16, 2015 11:00:00 AM

One in every three Americans in the US will develop type 2 diabetes at some point in their lifetime, according to statistics presented by the CDC. While some people may be at increased risk for the condition due to risk factors beyond their control, most cases of type 2 diabetes are caused by poor nutrition and lack of exercise.

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Topics: Exercise, Nutrition, Health, Diabetes, Primary care

The relationship between hemorrhoids and obesity

Posted by CarePoint Health on Apr 6, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Obesity affects more than one-third of all American adults, and is associated with numerous additional health problems, including type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, infertility, sleep apnea, heart disease, and more. If you are considered overweight or clinically obese, you may also be at higher risk for developing hemorrhoids.

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Topics: Health, Diabetes, Gastrointestinal, Hemorrhoids