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The Burden of Diabetes and Stroke Risk

The Burden of Diabetes and Stroke Risk

The prevalence of diabetes has been steadily increasing for the last thirty years and is estimated to affect more than 422 million people worldwide (1). But why are more people developing the condition, particularly Type 2 diabetes, and what can be done to reduce...

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5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

5 Food Swaps to Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

As obesity continues to rise, so too does the incidence of stroke. But we can all do our bit to counteract this threat to our health by eating a diet full of fruit and vegetables, and by maintaining a healthy weight. Here are a few top tips on what to eat to lower...

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5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

5 Easy Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

Health experts now know high blood pressure is one of the main risk factors for having a stroke. Blood is carried around the body by the arteries. If blood pressure is too high, it puts a strain on your blood vessels, including the ones leading to your brain, which...

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