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Diagnosed with Diabetes – What’s Next?

If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, the next step is to gain all the relevant information you can to understand your condition. Here is a brief look at diabetes, its symptoms, causes, risk factors, and treatment options. Diabetes mellitus (widely known as diabetes) is a group of disorders that affect how your body uses glucose …

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Why Does My Pee Smell? It Might Be Alpha Lipoic Acid!

Alpha lipoic acid, also widely known as ALA, is produced by our bodies in small amounts. This powerful and natural organic component acts as an antioxidant. In the first part of this article, we discussed the alpha lipoic acid dosage for peripheral neuropathy, its food sources, the essential role it plays for diabetic and neuropathic …

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Alpha-Lipoic Acid and Neuropathy-The Basics

Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) is a powerful organic component that our bodies produce naturally in small amounts. ALA act as an antioxidant. According to recent studies, the compound plays an essential role in diabetes, weight loss, and other various health conditions. However, many are curious about its authenticity and effectiveness. Is it too good to be …

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11 Fascinating Things about Your Feet

Feet, being the most overworked part of your body, do so much for you. Your foot might appear like one well-constructed whole but to one’s surprise, it contains many components— 33 joints, 26 bones, a total of more than 100 muscles, tendons, and ligaments, and 250,000 sweat glands, to be precise. Fascinating, right? Read on …

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What is ICD-10?

If you have any sort of health issues, you’ve probably seen the phrase, ICD-10, more than once. And I bet you have wondered, what is ICD-10? ICD, which is the acronym for the International Classification of Diseases, is a global health information standard for morbidity and mortality statistics. Its applications in clinical research to study …