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Stroke Alert Day

Are You at Risk of a Stroke?

Stroke is the third leading cause of death in this country. But perhaps even more disturbing is that strokes, or brain attacks, are far and away the leading cause of disability. Do you know if you or someone you care for is at risk? High blood pressure or hypertension is a leading cause of stroke. more »

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Diabetes education

Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

The numbers on diabetes are staggering. Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes, and three times that number – 79 million – are believed to be close to a condition called prediabetes – where blood sugar levels are above normal, but do not yet meet the criteria for diabetes. Obviously the diabetes epidemic in America is closely tied more »

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