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  • Control Of Your Blood Glucose Level
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    Survival Tips For Elders With Diabetes Although diabetes is a serious illness, it can be controlled. Elders who have diabetes can choose to manage the disease effectively and live a full and satisfying life. Following are some tips for older persons with diabetes: . Improve control of your blood glucose level and continue improving it to the best level possible... Follow a diabetic diet that features low animal fat, high fiber, limited sweets and rapid-absorbing carbohydrates... Exercise regular...
  • Drugs For Severe High Blood Pressure
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    Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure. A normal blood pressure is 120/80. A blood pressure reading higher or equal to 140/90 is considered abnormally high. Elevated blood pressure means your heart is working harder than normal, putting both your heart and arteries under great strain. High blood pressure is serious business. On average, people with uncontrolled hypertension are: Seven times more likely to have a stroke. Six times more likely to develop congestive heart failure....
  • High Blood Pressure
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    HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE The definition of High blood pressure is a measurement of the force applied against the walls of the arteries as the heart pumps blood through the body. The pressure is determined by the force and amount of blood pumped and the size and flexibility of the arteries. The blood pressure is continually changing depending on activity, temperature, diet, emotional state, posture, physical state, and drugs. The blood pressure is usually taken while the person is seated with the arm ...
  • Observation Numbers Three And Five The Subject
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    PHYSICAL COMPARISON This section of the report is a comparison of the physical development in young adults, ages 20 to 40, with the observations and the interview we conducted in our group of a young adult in her twenties. Physical development is when changes in the brain, sensory capacities, and motor skills take place. The changes that take place in young adults may be more gradual and less dramatic than in childhood. Most people during this time are on their own and, getting through school or...
  • High Pressure Steam In The Engine
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    The steam engine is a machine used for converting heat energy into mechanical energy, using steam as the conversion medium. When water is boiled into steam its volume increases about 1,600 times, producing a force that can be used to move a piston back and forth in a cylinder. The piston is attached to a crankshaft that converts the piston's back-and-forth motion into rotary motion for driving machinery. From the Greek inventor hero of Alexandria to the Englishman Thomas Newcomen, many persons c...
  • Years Eating A High Fat Diet
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    ' We are indeed much more than we eat, but what we eat nevertheless helps us to be much more than we are. ' ; A century ago our ancestors feared infectious and communicable diseases such as smallpox -- diseases that claimed many children's lives and limited the average life expectancy of adults. Today far fewer infectious diseases threaten us, thanks to medical science's ability to identify disease-causing microorganisms and develop vaccines. In developed nations, purification of water prevents ...
  • Medication For High Blood Pressure And Anxiety
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    Atenolol is a nationally known, commonly used medication that has helped to change the lives of many people in America. Atenolol, also known as Tenormin, is placed in a group of remedies known as beta-blocker. As a Beta-blocker, Atenolol is used to treat a range of bodily disorders in connection with anxiety and tension, such as high blood pressure, angina, irregular heart rhythms, migraines, prevention of a second heart attack, tremors, alcohol withdrawal, anxiety, and glaucoma. The three main ...
  • High Blood Pressure
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    How many times have you heard "An ounce of Prevention is worth a pound of cure" I am going to tell you just how an ounce of prevention could save the quality of your life. Don't do this for me". Do it for the loved ones in our life". I am not usually a caregiver; recently I read a magazine called Stroke Connection it dealt with a complex disease process that interacts with other processes producing devastating consequences. Hypertension (high blood pressure): also known as the silent killer. Hyp...
  • Your High School Future
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    Expository essay High school is one of the greatest milestones for a teenager to go through. High school is very difficult opposed to middle school, not to mention the amount of work that has to be accomplished. When you are fresh out of middle school you might find high school challenging, but this is not the time to fool around, but to pave the way for your future. Peer pressure is also another factor that affect your high school future. Another factor that can effect how you perform at your f...
  • High Blood Pressure
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    High blood pressure (also known as arterial hypertension) is described as an increase in the pressure of blood in the arteries. High blood pressure works against the heart and arteries, causing arterial disease. When you have high blood pressure; your heart has to work harder for it to pump blood throughout your entire body. When the heart is required to work extra hard for an extended period of time, it is likely to expand. If the heart is expanded a little, it can still work well but a heart t...
  • Developing High Blood Pressure
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    Christa Wilson Eng 101-01 Definition Essay Hypertension It is the time of progress. The time of supercomputers, space shuttles, and many other marvels of technology. We have walked on the moon. We do our shopping at home via Internet navigation. We cannot only talk with, but we can see the person we are talking to thousands of miles away. It is mankind's greatest hour. Yet sadly, it is also our time of dying. It's strange that no matter how advanced our society has become, our nation's health wi...
  • High Blood Pressure
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    Hypertension, the technical term for chronically high blood pressure, is a common disorder characterized by elevated blood pressure. The disease, which is most common in African Americans, has no single identifiable cause, but obesity, a high sodium intake, and a family history of high blood pressure increase the risk of the disorder. This condition, in turn, can silently contribute to heart disease, stroke and kidney failure and thus plays a part in some 500,000 deaths every year. This disorder...
  • Related Medical Conditions To High Blood Pressure
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    High blood pressure is unlike any other disease. It can be extremely serious, but normally does not affect how you feel day to day. It is often referred to as "the silent killer" (1), because there are no symptoms in the early stages of the disease. People with high blood pressure, in most cases, are unaware they have it unless they have their blood pressure measured. This condition in the unaware person may be slowly causing serious damage and putting them at risk of sudden death from stroke or...
  • Air Pressure
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    Air is composed of molecules. Air is matter. It has mass and takes up space. Air is composed of different gases such as nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, water vapor, and other gases. Air molecules are in constant motion. As they move, they come in contact with surfaces. Air molecules push and press on the surfaces they contact. The amount of force per unit area that air molecules exert on a surface is called air pressure. (What is Air Pressure 6) Air pressure is caused by all of the air molecul...

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