How Does Diabetes Affect the Heart?

Type 2 Diabetes – The Road to a Heart Attack

Scary to think, but very true.  Type 2 diabetes is often not taken very seriously. I see many type 2 diabetics drink sugary cool drinks and eat sweets. Their exercise routines are non-existent. They seem to be completely unfazed by their destructive habits.     The horrifying reality is that this kind of behaviour greatly increases the risk…

3 Top Diet Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

3 Top Diet Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

There is no denying that excess body fat can lead to heart disease, and it is becoming a bigger problem every single day. Excess Body Weight Directly Leads to Heart Disease Research has suggested that as little as 5% increase in body weight is enough to greatly increase the risk of heart disease and other…

Diabetes Dangers: Heart disease and Stroke

Diabetes Dangers: Heart disease and Stroke

Diabetes may double the risk of developing health problems like heart disease or a stroke. If that wasn’t scary enough, people with diabetes usually end up having strokes or developing heart disease much earlier in life compared to people without diabetes. If you have diabetes, you are at least twice as likely as someone who…

Menopause heart

How Menopause can raise risk of Heart Disease

Late- and post-menopausal women have significantly greater volumes of fat around their hearts – a risk factor for heart disease – than their pre-menopausal counterparts, a University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study has shown for the first time. The finding, published online and scheduled for the Sept. 1 issue of The Journal…

3 Diet Tips to Prevent Heart Disease

The incidence of obesity continues unabated at epidemic levels as people suffer from a wide array of degenerative diseases including heart disease which kills more people than any other affliction. New researched showed that westerners consumed 331 more calories a day in 2013 compared to thirty years ago. Those additional calories translate to an additional…