Diabetes Alert Day Brings Awareness to the Risk Factors

An estimated 84.1 million Americans have prediabetes, a condition in which glucose levels are elevated but not enough to be diagnosed with diabetes. Are you at risk? The most common form of diabetes is type 2, which is caused by genes, ethnicity and age as well as lifestyle factors including physical inactivity, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Although it is not possible to change your genetic [...]

2019-03-28T11:41:56-07:00March 26th, 2019|Blog|

March 14 is World Kidney Day

The leading causes of kidney failure are diabetes and hypertension—that’s why ForaCare is joining in the celebration of World Kidney Day today. High blood glucose and high blood pressure can damage the kidneys. When damaged, the kidneys don’t filter blood properly and can cause waste to build up in the body leading to other health problems. So, what’s the best way to prevent, or at least slow down, [...]

2019-03-28T11:41:46-07:00March 14th, 2019|Blog|
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