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How To Plan Nutritious Meals Simply put, you have diabetes either because your body does not produce enough insulin or because your body's cells cannot use the insulin that is produced. Insulin helps your cells absorb and use the glucose (sugar) in your blood. If you do not have enough insulin, or if your cells cannot use it, the level of glucose in your blood rises. High blood glucose levels sometimes cause common symptoms of diabetes: tiredness, increased thirst, increased urination, i

Pharmacists have a great impact on healing patients. They work with doctors to ensure that the patients receives the best treatment by making sure the medications are pure, safe, and properly prepared. A pharmacist provides information about drugs and drug treatments, dispenses drugs and other prescribed compounds by physicians, podiatrists, and dentists. They have to make sure they are giving the right drugs in the precise quantity needed. They also check to make sure that one medication a pa

It has been inculcated to us for many years that cigarette smoking is dangerous to our health more than it is beneficial. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) acknowledges that cigarette smoking is the leading cause of preventable death worldwide, and is in fact causing approximately 7 million deaths per year. Furthermore, smoking causes various diseases as well including tuberculosis, pneumonia, and heart and pulmonary diseases, among others which can cause death as it is &nd

The idea of controlled legalization of narcotics is an issue that many people in the United States have been thinking about recently. A great deal of important people in this country have been formulating their opinions about this topic. One might wonder why important figures are occupying their time with such a proposal. The answer is that since it is becoming an important matter to a growing number of Americans every day, they have no choice but to express their ideas on the subject. Now

Xenotransplantation There is a shortage of organs for clinical transplantation all around the world. Many patients waiting to receive new organs die because we are unable to receive enough organs: there aren't enough donors. We are now testing the implantation of other species'organs into the human body, that would be a great solution in ending organ shortage. There is a problem though, the human body does not cooperate well with other non-human organs. Rejection is the worst pro

Alcohol, its a substance that has become a part of much of the social settings in today's world. Many people can say they have drank alcohol and most can even remember their first sip of beer. Whether, it was given unto us by our parents or at a social engagement everyone has encountered alcohol in their lives. But as responsible have we ever stopped to realize that we are taking a drug in to our system that is both harmful and addictive. We never stop to realize these affect and lia

Sexually transmitted diseases are infectious diseases that can be spread by sexual contact. Some can also be transmitted by nonsexual ways, but these make up a minority of the total number of cases. An estimated ten to twelve million Americans have sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States affect both sexes, all races, and every economic stature. STDs come from different sources. Some are epidemic like gonorrhea, infections of the urethra, genital

Conditioning And Weight Training Cardio-Vascular training is being hailed as one of the best ways to stop heart disease, and weight training has always been considered a great way to improve one's self, but the great misnomer of each of these is that you can do one without the other. This is just plain wrong; to get the most out of a workout people need to condition as well as strength training. While conditioning can be done alone, strength training must incorporate some form of conditi

Child Abuse: An Analysis and Review Child Abuse is defined as "endangerment to a child inflicted by another person, usually the caregiver"(Leiter 1) and includes physical, sexual, emotional abuse, and neglect. Child abuse can be brought on by any one at any time. The purpose of this paper is to overview the four previously stated types of abuse, their effects on children, the legal aspects of child abuse, and dealing with abuse. Child abuse is prevalent in almost every culture across the

PPB OA Research Paper December 17, 1997 The Benefits of Exercise After Retirement For most people when you mention the words "old age" the first picture that comes to mind is grandparents living in a bungalow or a retirement home spending all their time in a rocking chair ether knitting or playing cards all day. This however dose not have to be true. Nowadays with our advances in modern medicine people are living longer than ever before and they don't know how to take care of their bo