diabetes

Heart shaped marshmallow in a mug of hot chocolate. (Photo: Getty Images)

Better Chocolate Choices

Dark Chocolate Benefits Heart Health For Valentine’s Day, skip the milk chocolate candy and replace it with a cup of dark hot cocoa. “In terms of protecting the heart, research suggests that drinking a cup of dark hot chocolate can be equated with drinking a glass of wine,” says
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Bendy Brunch participants practice yoga among art at the old Wonder Bread Factory. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Just Say “Om”

How Yoga and Pilates Benefits Beginners The idea of going for a run or joining a gym can be intimidating for people who don’t exercise. When you have a health condition that prevents you from engaging in many types of high-impact exercise, it can also be tough to know where to
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In addition to controlling blood sugar levels, diabetics should also pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. (Photo: galaxia/Getty Images)

Complications

Controlling Diabetes Isn’t Just Blood Sugar When you have diabetes, there is a lot of emphasis on controlling your blood sugar levels. And just as important, you and the healthcare team caring for you should pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health. Dr.
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