Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Eat THIS many fruits and vegetables a day for blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is more likely to appear as we get older, while diabetes type 1 usually appears shortly after birth. Diabetes symptoms include frequently needing the loo, feeling more hungry and thirsty than usual and unexplained weight loss. If you suffer from the condition, you should eat this much fruit and veg a day in your diet to help maintain your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 symptoms: Eat THIS much fruit and veg every day reduce symptom risk
DIABETES type 2 is more likely to appear as we get older, while diabetes type 1 usually appears shortly after birth. Diabetes symptoms include frequently needing the loo, feeling more hungry and thirsty than usual and unexplained weight loss. If you suffer from the condition, you should eat this much fruit and veg a day in your diet to help maintain your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: You should try to eat this much fruit and veg every day
DIABETES type 2 is more likely to appear as we get older, while diabetes type 1 usually appears shortly after birth. Diabetes symptoms include frequently needing the loo, feeling more hungry and thirsty than usual and unexplained weight loss. If you suffer from the condition, you should eat this much fruit and veg a day in your diet to help maintain your blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Formula meal diet plan can tackle obesity in short term
Four drinks a day over eight weeks can help those at risk of heart disease, says studyObesity can be successfully tackled, at least in the short term, by giving up real food for formula meals for eight weeks, which removes temptation and any need to make difficult decisions about what to eat, a new study has found.The research, by the former government obesity advisor Professor Susan Jebb of Oxford University and colleagues, was designed to see whether a crash diet of just 810 calories a day – provided by four formula drinks – would help people whose obesity is putting them at high risk of health problems such ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Obesity Diets and dieting Health Diabetes Heart disease Society UK news Life and style Source Type: news

Large clinical trials suggest that high blood glucose can be an effect rather than the cause of type-2 diabetes
(Natural News) High blood glucose was long believed to lead to type 2 diabetes, but new research shows this could actually be an effect of the illness rather than its cause. Type 2 diabetes usually sets in as people get older and can cause serious health complications like circulation problems, a higher risk of stroke... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Always eat breakfast on time, especially if you have diabetes
(Natural News) “Night owls” with Type 2 diabetes would do well to turn over a new leaf and become early birds – and have an early breakfast, to boot – according to recent findings published in Diabetic Medicine. In the study, researchers discovered that a person who identifies himself to be an “evening person,” that is, someone who... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Efforts to Resurrect EndoBarrier for Use in Obese With Diabetes Efforts to Resurrect EndoBarrier for Use in Obese With Diabetes
Meta-analysis findings are published as the device maker seeks FDA approval for a new US clinical trial amid efforts to obtain another CE Mark to reintroduce the device in Europe.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk
(Reuters Health) - Canadians who cannot afford to eat regularly or to eat a healthy diet have more than double the average risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA OKs Novel Enzyme Therapy for Rare Disease Phenylketonuria FDA OKs Novel Enzyme Therapy for Rare Disease Phenylketonuria
Pegvaliase-pqpz (Palynziq) helps address a significant, unmet need in phenylketonuria (PKA) patients whose blood levels of PKA cannot be controlled with current treatment options, the FDA says.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

A pint of milk a day could protect obese children from diabetes and metabolic disorders, study finds
Children who drank less than half-a-pint a day had significantly higher levels of 'fasting' insulin - the level between meals - than those who drank at least a pint, the Texas researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight NLM @ MLA 2018: Did you miss a National Library of Medicine presentation at MLA? Recordings of the NLM theater presentations are now available! The University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) invites applications for the position of Health Programming Coordinator for the Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM MAR). Review of applications begins June 27, 2018, and will continue until filled. The MAR offices will be closed on Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day. National N...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does my urine smell like popcorn?
The odor of a person's urine can say a lot about their health. Various factors can make urine smell like popcorn, including pregnancy, diabetes, and a high level of ketones in the bloodstream. In this article, we look at the reasons why urine may smell like popcorn and explain when a person should see their doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - add this 35p fruit to your drinking water to slash blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling persistently thirsty, and extreme tiredness. Adding this fruit to your diet and drinking water could lower your risk of high blood sugar. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rotten teeth health warning on sugary drinks could deter buyers
Researchers find inclination to buy sugary drinks reduces with graphic tooth decay warningGraphic health warnings like those on cigarette packets, showing rows of rotten teeth on cans of cola and other sugary drinks, could deter some young adults from buying them, a study has shown.Sugary drinks are blamed for fuelling the obesity epidemic, but in spite of the large quantities of sugar they contain – nine teaspoons in a can of Coca Cola – they do not carry a red traffic-light warning, which is voluntary in the UK. Sugar taxes, like thatrecently introduced in the UK, may reduce sales, but obesity experts believe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Sugar Obesity Food & drink industry Health Business Society UK news Diabetes Source Type: news

Adding HbA1c Test to Wellness Programs to Spot Patients at Risk Adding HbA1c Test to Wellness Programs to Spot Patients at Risk
Adding glycated homoglobin tests to employee wellness exams could identify people at high risk of developing diabetes, a recent study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

How AI Will Impact Patients, Care Providers, and Even Payers
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly spreading throughout the realm of medtech as companies from every corner of the market look to adapt to the latest in innovation. Whether you’re an industry giant, or a shiny new startup, advancements in AI technologies are forcing companies to embrace and adapt to new developments—all while altering the medtech landscape in the process. So what’s new with artificial intelligence? How are companies beginning to tap their potential, and when will we begin to actually see the impact they can have on the world of healthcare? These are some of the questions that Gioel M...
Source: MDDI - May 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: MD & M East (New York) Software Source Type: news

Medtronic's earnings beat estimates as sales of diabetes and heart devices rise
Medtronic ’s stock rose about 2 percent in afternoon trading after the company reported earnings that beat analyst expectations. The medical-device giant’s adjusted profit in the fourth quarter reached $1.44 per share, 5 cents higher than Wall Street estimates. The company’s revenue climbed to $8.14 bi llion for the fourth quarter, up about 3 percent compared to the year-ago period. Medtronic reported revenue growth across most of its business lines, with sales in its diabetes business leaping… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Dexcom hit with legal fees in AgaMatrix patent spat
Dexcom (NSDQ:DXCM) this week was ordered to pay attorney’s fees in a spat with rival AgaMatrix over patents related to continuous glucose monitoring technology. The ruling came alongside a final judgement of non-infringement in favor of AgaMatrix from Judge S. James Otero of the US District Court for the Central District of California Western Division, according to court documents. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business The post Dexcom hit with legal fees in AgaMatrix patent spat appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diabetes Legal News AgaMatrix Inc. Dexcom Source Type: news

Big Drop in Malignant Melanoma Rate After Bariatric Surgery Big Drop in Malignant Melanoma Rate After Bariatric Surgery
Weight loss surgery for obesity appears to result in a huge reduction in the risk of malignant melanoma that persists for up to 20 years, according to a new analysis of long-term data from the SOS study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

We Can't Just Give Up on Obesity We Can't Just Give Up on Obesity
A pediatric endocrinologist describes the harsh realities of practicing in the South today and calls on the medical profession to redress'sins of the past. 'Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Expert Column Source Type: news

Competition Heats Up With Latest Tests for Thyroid Nodules Competition Heats Up With Latest Tests for Thyroid Nodules
Recent next-generation updates to both Afirma and ThyroSeq molecular tests show improved outcomes to help guide management of indeterminate thyroid nodules. Experts discuss the pros and cons.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Competition Hots Up With Latest Tests for Thyroid Nodules Competition Hots Up With Latest Tests for Thyroid Nodules
Recent next-generation updates to both Afirma and ThyroSeq molecular tests show improved outcomes to help guide management of indeterminate thyroid nodules. Experts discuss the pros and cons.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Eco 2018 eco 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ECO 2018Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Health matters: preventing Type 2 Diabetes
Public Health England -This guidance outlines how to optimise the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme in order to identify those already found to be at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and offer support that will help them reduce their risk of developing the disease.GuidancePublic Health England - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - May 24, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Information & Knowledge Service Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Medtronic tops estimates with fiscal Q4, 2018 results
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) today reported fiscal fourth-quarter and 2018 numbers that beat Wall Street’s best guesses for sales and earnings. The Fridley, Minn.-based medical device giant posted profits of $1.46 billion, or $1.07 per share, on sales of $8.14 billion for the three months ended April 27, representing bottom-line growth of 25.5% on sales growth of 2.9% compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were $1.44, a full nickel ahead of The Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $7.74 billion. Full-year profits were $3.10 billion, or $2.27 per share, on s...
Source: Mass Device - May 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Medtronic Source Type: news

Simple eye exam can verify whether a diabetic has nerve damage, according to new study
(Natural News) There’s a new way to look at whether a person with Type 2 diabetes has nerve damage. In a study of people with the condition, researchers found that a simple eye exam, aided by the use of a special microscope, can determine within 10 minutes whether a person with Type 2 diabetes has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California children are drinking less soda but are getting more calories from sugary sports and energy products
Children and teenagers in California are filling up on sports and energy drinks that contain similar amounts of sweeteners and pose the same health risks as soda, according to a new  study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.“There should be a warning label on flavored water, sports and energy drinks that says, ‘We may seem like a healthy choice, but we’re loaded with sugar, too,’” said Joelle Wolstein, research scientist at the center and lead author of the study. “People seem unaware that these drinks have the same or even higher amounts of added sweetener...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tanzania:Health Experts Root for Proper Nutrition to Tackle Childhood Diabetes and Obesity
[Citizen] Geneva -Various health experts have stated that one of the best ways to tackle diabetes in children is through proper nutrition. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 24, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - this is how many nuts you should eat everyday to lower blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include unexplained weight loss, feeling very tired, and feeling very thirsty. But, adding nuts to your diet could lower your blood sugar, scientists have revealed. How many cashews, almonds and hazelnuts should you eat everyday? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SLU scientist aims to turn on hypoglycemia's missed signal
(Saint Louis University) Saint Louis University researcher Gina Yosten, Ph.D is pursuing solutions for people with diabetes who are at risk of life-threatening drops in blood sugar. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

South Asian Americans are at high risk for heart disease and stroke
(American Heart Association) South Asian Americans are more likely to die of atherosclerosis than other Asians and people of European ancestry. Higher rates of diabetes and lack of exercise appear to be important factors in their increased risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Good News: Sitting All Day Isn ’t As Bad For You If You’re Fit
There is growing evidence that time spent sitting — in cars, at offices and on the couch — is having some seriously negative effects on health. Sedentary behavior has been linked to obesity, heart disease, diabetes and other chronic conditions. But a new study provides encouragement that some physical activity, including relatively simple ways to improve muscle strength, may be enough to overcome some of the unhealthy effects of sitting too much. In a study published in BMC Medicine, researchers led by Carlos Celis-Morales from the University of Glasgow analyzed data from nearly 400,000 middle-aged people in th...
Source: TIME: Health - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Exercise/Fitness healthytime Source Type: news

A stimulating therapy for diabetes
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Source: ScienceNOW - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Maroso, M. Tags: twis Source Type: news

Health matters: preventing Type 2 diabetes
Public Health England has published guidance on how to optimise the NHS diabetes prevention programme in order to identify those at risk of Type 2 diabetes and help lower their risk of developing the disease. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 24, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diabetes op may also help infertile women have baby
A SIMPLE new procedure could help infertile women to become pregnant, scientists believe. The Revita technique – pioneered at King’s College Hospital, London – has already shown promising results in treating people with Type 2 diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CC Grand Rounds: 1) Reversing the Tide: Diagnosis and Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes in African Descent Populations and 2) Race/Ethnic Variations in Diabetes Risk Prediction: Insights from Metabolic Studies
June 6, 2018 12:00-1:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blood test may predict who is most at risk for diabetes
(Reuters Health) - Adding a test normally used for diabetes monitoring to employee wellness exams could identify people who don't have the disease but are at high risk of developing it, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

ANOTHER drop in US life expectancy
Death rates rose for Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, flu and pneumonia, and three other leading causes of death, according to numbers posted online Wednesday by the CDC. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer: Lessons From Japan Active Surveillance for Low-Risk Thyroid Cancer: Lessons From Japan
Physicians at hospital in Japan detail how active surveillance of low-risk papillary thyroid microcarcinomas has evolved, hoping to encourage other countries that have been slower to adopt the approach.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Eating nuts ‘can improve glycaemic control for type 2 diabetes’
Eating tree nuts and peanuts improves blood lipid levels and blood glucose levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes, according to Canadian researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 23, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Do Overeating and Smoking Share a Common Addictive Route? Do Overeating and Smoking Share a Common Addictive Route?
Individuals with a greater genetic propensity for obesity and adiposity appear to be more likely to smoke, and to smoke more frequently, suggests a large genetic study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

This tattoo-like sensor measures blood glucose levels non-invasively
[Image from UC San Diego]Diabetes tracking can be a scary and tedious task, but University of California at San Diego researchers have developed a needless glucose monitor tattoo sensor that measures insulin levels through sweat on the skin. There are approximately 30.3 million people living with diabetes in the U.S., according to the American Diabetes Association. Monitoring blood sugar levels is an important part of managing their condition. For people like Angela Valdez, that daily task is avoided because of the traditional pricking of the finger. “I don’t handle monitoring my diabetes as I should,” sa...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Diabetes blood glucose monitoring University of California at San Diego Source Type: news

Beta Bionics wins FDA nod for home-use trial of artificial pancreas tech
Beta Bionics said this week that it won FDA approval to start recruiting patients with Type I diabetes for home-use studies of its iLet bionic pancreas system. The trial is slated to test Novo Nordisk’s fast-acting insulin, Fiasp, with the company’s autonomous infusion pump in adults with Type I diabetes. The study will also evaluate insulin lispro and conventional insulin aspart combined with the iLet system in adults and kids with Type I diabetes, according to Beta Bionics. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Beta Bionics wins FDA nod for home-use trial of artificial p...
Source: Mass Device - May 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Beta Bionics Eli Lilly & Co. Novo Nordisk Source Type: news

Inverse Link for Plasma 25(OH)D Concentration, Risk of T2DM
WEDNESDAY, May 23, 2018 -- There is an inverse association for plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) concentration with diabetes risk, according to a study published online April 19 in PLOS ONE. Sue K. Park, M.D., Ph.D., from the Seoul National... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Diabetes incidence predicted to rocket to 14% worldwide
Data presented at the European Congress on Obesity warns that one in eight people will have type-2 diabetes by 2045, if obesity rates continue to rise at the current rate.Guardian (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 23, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - Indian supplements could slash your blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include weight loss, tiredness and feeling constantly thirsty. But, you could lower your risk of high blood sugar by adding this cheap, Indian supplement to your diet plan, a nutritionist has claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should start eating the Nordic diet
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is the Nordic diet? (And why should you start eating it?)
You are probably familiar with the Mediterranean diet, which emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains and olive oil. The diet has been associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes, as well as a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. But there's another diet that has its roots overseas, and it appears to offer similar health benefits. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Combining AI and CGM to Make a Bionic Pancreas
A startup company is combining artificial intelligence (AI) and glucose monitoring to develop what is being called a bionic pancreas. Beta Bionics has received FDA approval to begin recruitment for the home-use studies testing an insulin-only configuration of the iLet bionic pancreas system. The U.S.-based multicenter, multi-arm, cross-over, clinical will test Novo Nordisk’s recently approved, insulin called Fiasp with the iLet bionic pancreas system in adults with type 1 diabetes, and insulin lispro and conventional insulin aspart using the iLet in adults and children with type 1 diabetes. “The device is about...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Sugar is dumbing down young children, new study warns; pregnant women told to watch their diet
(Natural News) Consumption of excess sugar has been linked to various health concerns like cancer, diabetes, and obesity, and now another study has revealed that sugar consumption can affect childhood cognition. The study, which was published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, examined the side effects of consuming larger quantities of sugary drinks and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news