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Bad News For Seniors That Love French Fries

Bad News For Seniors That Love French Fries

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Richard J. Kuehn

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  1. Being Overweight And having Diabetes Is A Dangerous Combination
    12 Nov, 2017
    Being Overweight And having Diabetes Is A Dangerous Combination
    A new study which was published in the Journal Diabetologia found that having Type 2 Diabetes and being obese puts you at risk of dementia.  The study looked at two groups of people, half of which were a normal weight and the other half which were overweight or obese.  Both groups showed some deterioration of several brain regions like the temporal lobe.  However, brain deterioration was significantly worse among those who were obese or overweight. About Richard Kuehn and Family inHome
  2. Salt Leads To Obesity, And Can Cause Other Unexpected Health Problems
    12 Nov, 2017
    Salt Leads To Obesity, And Can Cause Other Unexpected Health Problems
    We all know that eating too much salt is not good for us but it’s hard to avoid it given the amount that is put in most processed and fast foods.  A recent study which was published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation found, not surprisingly, that when presenting participants with three different diet regimens, the ones who followed the one with the most salt in it gained the most weight.  However, surprisingly, the saltiest diets made people the most hungry and those in the high salt diet
  3. Losing Weight Can Help Those With Osteoarthritis
    07 Nov, 2017
    Losing Weight Can Help Those With Osteoarthritis
    Millions of Americans have osteoarthritis, which causes the cartilage in joints such as the knee to deteriorate.  Weight loss, however, has been shown to slow the progression of this debilitating condition.  Researchers followed 640 overweight or obese people with the condition for four years and MRI scans showed that participants who lost weight of 10% or more had the healthiest knees.  Those losing 5-10% of their body weight also saw some improvement.  About Richard Kuehn and Family inHome
  4. Exercise Can Mitigate Gene Which Makes Some People More Prone To Obesity
    07 Nov, 2017
    Exercise Can Mitigate Gene Which Makes Some People More Prone To Obesity
    There is no question that genes play a large part in our propensity for getting many diseases and being obese.  However, a new study which was published in the Journal PLOS Genetics found that one in six people have a gene which tends to make them obese.  However, it found that exercise appears to counter this significantly.  Those adding an hour or more per week of exercise who had this gene reduced their body mass index by 33%. About Richard Kuehn and Family inHome Caregiving After more than
  5. Dog Owners Get 22 Minutes Per Day More Exercise Than Non Dog Owners
    07 Nov, 2017
    Dog Owners Get 22 Minutes Per Day More Exercise Than Non Dog Owners
    Having a regular exercise routine is extremely important for seniors.  Lack of exercise can lead to obesity which, in turn, can lead to many health issues like diabetes, heart disease and strokes.  A recent study which was published in the Journal BMC Public Health found that dog owners spent an extra 22 minutes per day walking than non dog owners. This resulted in them taking 2,760 more steps per day than seniors that were not dog owners. About Richard Kuehn and Family inHome Caregiving After
  6. Talk With Your Physician If You Are On More Than One Diabetes Medication
    05 Nov, 2017
    Talk With Your Physician If You Are On More Than One Diabetes Medication
    Researchers believe that many seniors with diabetes are being overmedicated after a study which was published in the Journal ADA Scientific Sessions found that those taking more than one diabetes drug were more likely to be hospitalized and have longer hospital stays, regardless of their A1C measure of long-term glucose control.  Talk to your physician about this if you are on one more diabetes management drug. About Richard Kuehn and Family inHome Caregiving After more than a decade of