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WHO: New guideline for the uptake of sugar

The recommended sugar intake will stay at below 10% of total calorie intake a day, with 5% the target, says the WHO. A systematic review of studies in humans was conducted to update evidence on the association between the amount of sugars intake and dental caries and on the effect of restricting sugars intake to..

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Understanding Blood Pressure Readings

Blood pressure is typically recorded as two numbers, written as a ratio like this: Systolic The top number, which is also the higher of the two numbers, measures the pressure in the arteries when the heart beats (when the heart muscle contracts). Diastolic The bottom number, which is also the lower of the two numbers,..

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What is High Blood Pressure?

High blood pressure, also known as HBP or hypertension, is a widely misunderstood medical condition. Some people think that those with hypertension are tense, nervous or hyperactive, but hypertension has nothing to do with personality traits. The truth is, you can be a calm, relaxed person and still have HBP.   Read more: American Heart..

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Prevention & Treatment of High Blood Pressure

There are eight main ways you can control your blood pressur. They are: 1. Ear a better diet, wich may include reducing salt 2. Enjoy regular physical activity 3. Maintain a healthy weight 4. Manage stress 5. Avoid tobacco smoke 6. Understand hot tube safety 7. Comply with medication prescriptions 8. If you drink, limit..

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HbA1c

The A1C value gives you a picture of the average blood glucose control for the past 2 to 3 months and a good idea how well your diabetes treatment plan is working read more…. http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/a1c/

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Checking Your Blood Glucose

Blood glucose monitoring is the main tool you have to check your diabetes control. This check tells you your blood glucose level at any one time. read more: http://www.diabetes.org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/blood-glucose-control/checking-your-blood-glucose.html

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