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Blood Pressure and Diabetes

High blood pressure not only increases the chance for heart disease, but also other diabetic complications like kidney failure and eye disease. Caucasians are far less likely than African Americans to have elevated blood pressure. The…

Pompe Disease — Basic Genetics

Pompe disease is a genetic disorder characterized by a number of signs and symptoms, notably affecting the heart and skeletal muscles. In the U.S, approximately 1 in 40, 000 people have Pompe disease. The main treatment available is called…

Incontinence

Many think that urinary incontinence is solely an older person's problem. While it is true that loss of urinary control is more common in the elderly, this condition strikes a surprising number of younger people as well. In fact,…