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Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Treatment can include weight loss, physiotherapy, and medication. If the condition becomes severe and mobility is greatly reduced, hip replacement surgery may be necessary.


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Staying Active With Diabetes

People with type 2 diabetes who manage to get in some exercise at work may reduce their risk for heart disease. Researchers writing in 2004 in the journal Circulation found that people with diabetes whose work involved physical activity were less likely to die from heart disease than people whose jobs were sedentary. Those who exercised or were physically active during their non-work hours also cut their death risk over people who got little or no exercise during their leisure hours.

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Back and Neck Care
Millions of Americans suffer from back pain every year. The reasons for the pain are many, including bad posture, accidents, improper lifting, obesity, and weak muscles. Practice prevention to minimize your risk for back pain — get regular exercise, lose any excess weight, and learn good posture.

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Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic and progressive condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.

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Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.

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