Heart Age

Lowering Your Heart Age

According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 70% of Americans have a heart age that is older than their actual age. On average, men have a heart age that is 7.8 years older than their actual age, and women have a heart age that is 5.4 years older than their actual age. Heart age is based on a number of risk factors, including age, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and smoking status.

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Managing Diabetes

Managing Diabetes with Help from Fiber

Managing diabetes or prediabetes and reducing the risk of complications like heart disease can help you live a longer, healthier life. Part of managing your diabetes is incorporating a healthy diet, and fiber has been shown to help. Since diabetes can affect just about every part of your body, managing your blood glucose levels, blood pressure, and cholesterol is important.

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Hepatitis C Test

Hepatitis C Treatment

Hepatitis C Treatment in Caswell County, NC and Rockingham County, NC

According to the CDC, “Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV).” It is a small virus with seven distinct HCV genotypes identified. In 2017 there was an estimated 44,700 new infections and an estimated 2.4 million people living with HCV infection in 2016.

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