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Adults from South, Northeast India have higher risk of cardiovascular disease

Two large surveys covering nearly 8 lakh adults between 2012 and 2014 have found the average 10-year risk of a cardiovascular disease event varying from 13.2% in Jharkhand to 19.5% in Kerala.  642 more words


With Dana Lewis

Dana Lewis returns to the podcast for a biannual update on the latest from the #WeAreNotWaiting movement. We also discuss her Red Hat 2018 Women in Open Source Community Award, the joys of international travel, her ongoing research project, Opening Pathways, and her new book about celiac disease, “Parker’s Peanut Butter”. 72 more words


Rock and roll

Been a long time since I’ve written in this here site. My health hasn’t gotten much better, and maybe a bit worse. No matter what I do, it seems like I won’t get better. 27 more words


How does diabetes affect my eyes?

The short answer to this question is YES.  Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. for people under 50 years of age.  It can cause all sorts of eye problems including blurred vision, cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration. 392 more words

More boring health stuff....


I’ve been trying hard to make changes in my life style and the way I look at food.  But let’s be honest, change is slow and difficult…. 790 more words

10-year-old doesn't let diabetes slow her down on the race track

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – 10-year-old Taylor Corum lives life in the fast lane racing in the Huntsville Quarter Midget Association.

Taylor’s father Shane Corum grew up with the sport and decided to introduce it to his daughter at a young age. 327 more words