Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease
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Dr Claude Lardinois: New insights about cardiovascular disease

This is a two part interview with Professor of Internal Medicine Dr Claude Lardinois given to Diabetes in Control. We learn new things from him that are not emphasised enough  in the medical community. Continued smoking is THE factor that causes the most amputations in diabetics. Feet should be examined EVERY time a diabetic sees … Continue reading

Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news
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Sky: How you can respond sensitively when a friend gives you devastating news

10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan – Kindness Blog 10 Amazing Reactions to Bad News: The Right Way to Respond to a Friend’s Hardship – By Sky Khan September 28, 2015 Kindness Blog Kindness Reflections 10 comments What to Say to Someone with … Continue reading

Want to feel better? Write down your thoughts and then decide what to do with them.
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Want to feel better? Write down your thoughts and then decide what to do with them.

In experiments with students it has been found that writing down your thoughts, in your own handwriting, can help you feel more positive, provided you fling away your negative ruminations and keep your positive ones close. Professor Richard Petty of Ohio State University Psychology department collaborated with colleagues in Spain and tested 83 high school … Continue reading