martes, 2 de febrero de 2016

NIDDK Health Information News February 2016

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February 2016
NIDDK Health Information News
Promoting Health
Diabetes Can Hurt Your Heart 
If you have diabetes, you are more likely to develop heart disease or have a stroke. Learn how to manage the ABCs of diabetes—A1C (blood glucose), blood pressure, cholesterol, and stopping smoking.
Learn about the Kidney and Heart Connection
Did you know that having heart disease could increase your chances of developing kidney disease—or that people with kidney disease are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke? Learn about the connection between kidney disease and heart disease.
Sisters Together: Getting Healthier in 2016 
Sisters Together: Move More, Eat Better gives black women and their families and friends resources and practical tips for maintaining a healthy weight by moving more and eating healthier foods. The health awareness program includes aguide to help individuals or groups start a Sisters Together program in their community.
The Patient Connection
Visit NIDDK’s Personal Stories Page
Get inspired by personal stories from people who have participated in clinical studies or promoted research in other ways. On NIDDK’s personal stories page, individuals recount what it’s like to live with a disease or have a child with a disease, describe their experiences participating in clinical trials, and give their views on the value of medical research.
New Guide Helps Promote Bladder Health
With support from the NIDDK and other partners, the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships released the first Health Minister’s Guide to help promote bladder health in communities around the country. The guide,Bladder Health: What Health Ministers Need to Know, has information health ministers and other community health outreach leaders need to help the more than 30 million Americans with bladder problems improve their health and quality of life.
NIDDK 2016 Annual Report Available
Learn about the NIDDK’s research achievements in NIDDK Recent Advances & Emerging Opportunities 2016. The Institute’s annual report includes research advances reported in 2015, patient profiles, stories of discovery, and scientific presentations made by eminent researchers.
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February is American Heart Month. Get tips to challenge yourself to be heart healthy at @NIDDKgov.

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