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World Diabetes Day 2018: 5 Reasons Why This Year’s Theme ‘The Family and Diabetes’ is Important

The Family and Diabetes (Photo Credits: File Image) Diabetes mellitus, otherwise known simply as diabetes or its unfortunate nickname ‘the silent killer’, claimed 4 million lives in 2017. The disease has assumed a crisis-like proportion today, raising risks for other illnesses like kidney failure, stroke, heart attack and limb amputation. Unfortunately, despite being such a… Read More »

Big Family, Small Risk of Cancer

Did you grow up in a large family with several siblings? You may remember a lot of chaos, jockeying for your parents’ attention, and complaints about wearing hand-me-downs, but there was probably a lot of love and companionship as well. While that somewhat crowded upbringing might have taught you some questionable life skills—such as eating… Read More »