WomenWith Diabetes Under 45 At Risk of Heart Attack

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In an article taken from Diabetes UK, it was reported that Women with diabetes under the age of 45 have a six-fold higher risk of a heart attack, according to new research. Additionally, smoking was found to be a stronger risk factor than older age in women. READ MORE HERE 

We are hearing more and more about the hidden risks of Diabetes, and most of these can be avoided through having a sensible diet, drinking lots of water, reducing sugar and processed foods (if not eliminating them totally) and putting in 30 minutes a day of exercise also. 

Most people think that diabetes as a consequence of being overweight, but there are far more risks involved. 
For instance, diabetics are more prone to not healing as fast when they cut themselves compared to people that are healthy and are non diabetics, in fact there is a higher risk of gangrene, poor blood circulation, septicaemia which can result in amputation or death. 

Taking action now to improve your diet, include more exercise can help reduce and in some cases eliminate the risks, but you have to decide to do this for yourself.  

Using supplementation to help improve your nutritional intake is advisable.  Your gut is the centre of your immune system, and if it is not working effectively, you will have other issues manifest.  Why not try our organic health supplement PURE and CORE to help protect the immune system.

Changing your diet is not always easy to do, but then the benefits are more rewarding, longer life span, better health and physical appearances. Once you have been diagnosed, you will have to work with your GP and Dietician and a Nutritionist to help you lower your blood sugar level count.    

Effects of Diabetes

The excess blood sugar in diabetes can wreak havoc on blood vessels all over the body and cause complications. It can severely damage the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and other body parts; cause sexual problems; and double the risk of heart attack and stroke

Possible complications also include the following:

  • Cardiovascular disease. ...
  • Nerve damage (neuropathy). ...
  • Kidney damage (nephropathy). ...
  • Eye damage (retinopathy). ...
  • Foot damage. ...
  • Skin conditions. ...
  • Hearing impairment. ...
  • Alzheimer's disease.

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