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Posts tagged with “diabetes”

Grapes Can Slow Aging Process, Research Reveals

Recent research reveals that the fruit of the vine lowered blood pressure, improved heart function and reduced risk factors for metabolic syndrome, a condition affecting an estimated 50 million Americans that is often a precursor to type 2 diabetes. A nutritional diet and companionship at home can help too.

Caregiver Support Can Help Ward Off Depression, Illness

Life changes may increase the risk of depression in older adults. And if seniors are caring for spouses or other family members, that stress can intensify feelings of depression and even lead to illness and conditions such as diabetes. One answer is respite assistance, which can help family caregivers escape, even for a few hours a day or week.

Aerobics and Weights Good for Seniors with Diabetes

Exercise can do so much in helping seniors manage health conditions such as diabetes. One study reveals the rewards of aerobic and weight resistance. And don't discount the benefits of companionship in motivating older adults.

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