Is diabetes a risk factor for heart disease?

Answer Heart disease (cardiovascular disease) is a general term that describes a number of ailments related to normal function of the heart muscle. Diabetes is a known risk factor for developing heart-rel... Read More »

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Is smoking a major risk factor for vascular disease?

On One Hand: Known RisksSmoking is a major risk factor for all vascular diseases. There are a number of different vascular diseases, including stroke, heart attack, abdominal aortic aneurysm, perip... Read More »

Will diabetes increase the risk of developing Alzheimer's,disease?

Alzheimer's disease is being dubbed "Type 3" diabetes.Some scientific studies are showing that insulin and insulin receptors are very important to learning and memory functions in the brain.Here is... Read More »

Would you take a pill that reduces risk of cancer, diabetes, and vascular disease by 80% or more?

Yea, if these guys are saying their "new" diet is a miracle diet. My brother-in-law has been a healthy food vegetarian since he was 16 (he's now 51), has always been active, jogs in the morning, r... Read More »

What are the risk factors for heart disease?

Heart disease encompasses a wide variety of diseases affecting the heart, including arrhythmia, heart defects, blood vessel disease and coronary heart disease. Many factors increase a person's risk... Read More »