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Today in Health News

Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss

Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

Today's Interactive Tools and Multimedia

Calculator: Calorie Burn Rate Calculator
Podcast: Gastric Bypass (Malabsorptive) Surgery Podcast
Quiz: Heart Health Quiz
Risk Assesment: Postpartum Depression Assessment
Video: Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Health Tip of the Day

Diabetes Warning Signs

Diabetes is a chronic disease with serious complications. Learning about the disease and the early warning signs of it can help you get an early diagnosis and better treatment. See your doctor if you have any of the following early warning signs of diabetes:

  • Frequent urination.

  • Excessive thirst.

  • Increased appetite.

  • Extreme fatigue or weakness.

  • Unusual weight loss.

  • Slow healing of wounds and infections.

  • Blurred vision.

  • Numbness or tingling in hands or feet.

Healthy Living

Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

Health Centers

Asthma
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.

Your Family

Children's Health
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.

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