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Medical News Today: Undetected diabetes may double risk of heart attack, periodontitis

New research finds an intriguing link between undetected blood sugar disorders and the development of heart attacks and severe gum disease. Undetected blood sugar disorders may heighten the risk of heart attacks and periodontitis. Previous research has pointed to a connection between periodontitis — a chronic condition that affects the gums and bones that support… Read More »

Heart attack scare was wake-up call for obese dad to lose 10 stone

When sharp pains shot through John Cunningham’s chest, he ­immediately feared the worst. Aged just 44, but well aware he was carrying too much weight, he was worried he was having a heart attack and headed straight for his local A&E. Thankfully, doctors discovered it wasn’t coronary related. He was diagnosed with gallstones which needed… Read More »