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Healthy Living with Diabetes

WEBHealthy living is a way to manage diabetes. To have a healthy lifestyle, take steps now to plan healthy meals and snacks, do physical activities, get enough sleep, …

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Meal Timing in Weight Management

WEBFor instance, avoiding late-night snacks and planning your meals earlier in the day when you are more active may improve your metabolic health and reduce …

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Overweight & Obesity Statistics

WEBUse this online tool from the CDC to calculate BMI and the corresponding BMI-for-age percentile based on CDC growth charts, for children and teens.. Causes and Health …

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Diabetes Overview

WEBNIDDK translates and disseminates research findings to increase knowledge and understanding about health and disease among patients, health professionals, and the …

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Digestive Diseases

WEBThe digestive system made up of the gastrointestinal tract (GI), liver, pancreas, and gallbladder helps the body digest food. Digestion is important for breaking down food …

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What Is Diabetes

WEBDiabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Glucose is your body’s main source of energy. Your body can make glucose, but …

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Health Tips for Older Adults

WEBMaking suitable lifestyle choices may also prevent some health problems, such as diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Health tips include. Select high-fiber foods …

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What I need to know about Cirrhosis

WEBCirrhosis is scarring of the liver. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue. Some common causes of cirrhosis include heavy alcohol use, hepatitis infections, and nonalcoholic fatty …

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Helping Your Child: Tips for Parents & Other Caregivers

WEBBetween ages 2 and 5, allow your children no more than 1 hour of screen time. For children ages 6 and older, set consistent limits on media time. That will help you be sure they have enough time for physical activity, play, sleep, and other healthy behaviors. 3,4. Try these tips to reduce your child's screen time.

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Changing Your Habits for Better Health

WEBNew habits may help you look better and have more energy. The information below outlines four stages you may go through when changing your health habits or behavior. You will …

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Kidney Failure: Choosing a Treatment That's Right for You

WEBThis is a series of booklets and newsletters that cover the different phases of learning about kidney failure, choosing a treatment, and adjusting to changes. American Association of …

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Your Kidneys & How They Work

WEBHealthy kidneys filter about a half cup of blood every minute, removing wastes and extra water to make urine. The urine flows from the kidneys to the bladder through two thin …

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Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

WEBYou are at risk for kidney disease if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, or a family history of kidney failure. If you have risk factors, get tested for kidney disease …

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Preparing for Pregnancy if I Have Diabetes

WEBTogether, you’ll create a plan for taking care of yourself and your diabetes. Pregnancy causes a number of changes in your body, so you might need to change how you …

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Health Risks of Overweight & Obesity

WEBOverweight and obesity may raise your risk of developing certain types of cancer. Men with overweight or obesity are at a higher risk for developing cancers of the colon, rectum, …

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Pathways to Health for All: Health Disparities & Health Equity …

WEBPathways to Health for All, a new report from the Health Disparities and Health Equity Research Working Group of the NIDDK Advisory Council makes innovative …

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Understanding Weight Loss Procedure Options

WEBDR. YANOVSKI: Bariatric Surgical procedures are designed to help people with obesity to lose weight and improve their health. For example, gastric sleeve and …

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Definition & Facts for Cirrhosis

WEBCirrhosis is a condition in which the liver is scarred and permanently damaged. Scar tissue replaces healthy liver tissue and prevents the liver from working normally. Scar tissue …

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Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

WEBLiver transplantation may be an option if the liver begins to fail. • Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) inflames, scars, and blocks bile ducts inside and outside the liver. • …

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