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Dash dieet

DASH is a flexible and balanced eating plan that helps create a heart-healthy eating style for life. The DASH eating plan does not require any special foods and instead provides daily and weekly nutritional goals. This plan recommends: Eat vegetables, fruits, and whole grains Including fat-free or low-fat dairy products, fish, poultry, beans, nuts ...

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Deep brain stimulation (DBS)

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms - usually the disabling motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), such as tremor, stiffness, stiffness, slowed movement, and walking difficulties. The procedure is also used to treat essential tremor, dystonia, and focal epilepsy (e...

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Also known as automated external defibrillator (AED), implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD), portable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD) Defibrillators are devices that restore a normal heartbeat by sending an electrical pulse or shock to the heart. They are used to prevent or correct an arrhythmia, a heartbeat that is irregular or that is too...

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Dental fillings

A filling is used to treat a small hole or hole in a tooth. To repair a cavity, a dentist removes decayed dental tissue and then fills the space with filling material. Causes Tooth decay is damage to a tooth that can occur when harmful bacteria in your mouth make acids that attack tooth enamel. This can lead to a small hole in a tooth called a cavi...

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Dental sealants

Dental sealants are thin plastic coatings that protect the chewing surfaces of children's back molars from cavities or tooth decay. Since they have small pits and grooves, these surfaces are rough and uneven. Food and germs can get trapped in the pits and grooves and stay there for a long time because toothbrush bristles can't brush them aw...

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Developmental Disorders and Oral Health

Developmental disorders such as autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and other cognitive disabilities create challenges in performing daily activities, especially self-care activities. People with these disabilities may need additional help to achieve and maintain good health, including oral health. To achieve and maintain good oral health, people...

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Diabetes and Oral Health

People with diabetes know that the disease can damage the eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other important systems in the body. Did you know that diabetes can also cause problems in your mouth? People with diabetes are more likely to have periodontal disease (gum disease), an infection of the gums and bones that hold the teeth in place. Periodontal...

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Diabetes forums: what is it and what can you do with it?

Living with diabetes can be a challenging journey that requires ongoing management, education, and support. For many people, connecting with others who share similar experiences can be extremely helpful. Diabetes forums are valuable platforms where people with diabetes, their families and carers can come together to share knowledge, seek advice and...

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Due to acrylamide

Acrylamide is a chemical commonly used in the production of paper, dyes and other industrial products. It can also be formed when certain foods are cooked at high temperatures. When frying, baking or roasting certain foods, such as potatoes or grains, acrylamide can be formed. For example, French fries and chips can have measurable acrylamide level...

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