Archive | October, 2011

Steps You Can Take to Prevent Developing Diabetes

October 18, 2011

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This is a repost from: James Haddad who is a medical student who blogs at Abnormal Facies.     In the past decade, the incidence of diabetes in the U.S. has nearly doubled – this is due in large part to the obesity epidemic.  Currently, it is estimated that the lifetime risk of developing diabetes is around […]

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Smoking Past Your Life Expectancy

October 15, 2011

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Here is my stance on cigarette smoking.  Cigarettes have been proven to have detrimental effects on people such as COPD, emphysema, and cancer to name a few.  There have been some that have lived to 80 and 90 years old smoking a pack a day for 60 years. When smokers hear about rare insistences of […]

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