• Health 17.10.2010 30 Comments

    There are two types of diabetes, Type 1 which means your body does not produce any insulin and type 2 which means your body does not produce enough insulin or does not use the insulin properly. The most common type is Type 2. This type can be caused by: stress, inadequate exercise and a poor diet. This type is covered in this How To. Unfortunately, Type 1 cannot be prevented. It is impossible to prevent it, as it occurs naturally in some people’s bodies.

    Diabetes is when the pancreas, which creates insulin, stops working or your cells stop utilizing insulin created. Insulin is a hormone which lets sugar from your blood into the parts of your body which require it. When this vital hormone is missing or your cells cannot absorb insulin properly, sugar builds up in your blood, which causes you to get ill.
    Some people require an injection of insulin to control the sugar, while others need a tablet or just diet and exercise. Everyone with diabetes needs to have a healthy diet – and this is also what helps goes a long way to help prevent the occurrence of Type 2 diabetes.
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  • Health 28.04.2009 11 Comments

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    Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses. Outbreaks of swine flu happen regularly in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Most commonly, human cases of swine flu happen in people who are around pigs but it’s possible for swine flu viruses to spread from person to person also. If it spreads at a fast enough rate, it can turn into a flu pandemic.
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  • Health 17.08.2008 54 Comments

    There are many factors that go into causing cancer in an individual. Genetics is a big factor because it has been found that cancer runs in a family. Each type of cancer has a different risk factor. Living a healthy lifestyle, however, will reduce your chances of getting cancer.

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