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What Causes Hypertension?

What causes hypertension? Hypertension or elevated/high blood pressure, is a consequence of long-term force of blood against the arteries. Blood pressure is determined by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries. Hypertension…

Diabetes Awareness

The social ripple effect of diabetes awareness reminds me of a quote by Mother Theresa. “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” During November, the diabetes community around…

Measuring And Recording Blood Pressure At Home

Measuring and recording blood pressure at home helps patients track changes in blood pressure over periods. In fact, home blood pressure monitor is often recommended to patients with high blood pressure; people starting high blood pressure medication, or who have…

Bad News, Time Flies. Great News, You’re the Pilot

Bad news is time flies, good news is you're the pilot - Altys Group

Regular blood glucose monitoring is one of the most valuable aspects of managing diabetes. Glucose readings give you and your doctor insight into how exercise, food, and medicine affect your levels. But making time to manage diabetes is probably one…