Father's Day provides the opportunity to show good old Dad how you feel. If you're looking for a great gift to express your love, look no further. We've compiled an awesome list of the latest greatest products, practical presents, and fun goods to gift your favorite father. Whether he's a serious foodie, a kid at heart or a sentimental type, you're bound to find something amazing here. And once you hone in on your perfect gift (perhaps it's the video drone?), you can simply click to order and voila -- it will arrive at it's gifting destination. So you can kick back with Dad and enjoy your time together. And maybe he'll even grill you up a nice meal, or share his mini arcade game. Thanks, Dad!Disclosure: CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page. For the foodie Dad Handy Thermapen There are cheaper temperature sensors out there, but if the Dad in your life is serious about grilling, he'll appreciate the Thermapen Mk4. Rated the No. 1 … [Read more...] about Thoughtful Father’s Day gifts in 2019
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Your feet are particularly vulnerable to the ravages of diabetes. There's no sense in pussyfooting around: Diabetes poses a serious danger to your dogs. Having the condition doubles the risk for foot disease. In fact, about 30 percent of people with diabetes who are older than 40 develop medical problems with their feet. The damaged nerves and poor blood circulation that often accompany elevated blood sugar ensure that there is no such thing as a minor cut, scrape, bump, or bruise on the foot when you have diabetes. While blood-sugar problems can create a dizzying range of hard-to-treat complications, lower-limb diseases that are not properly treated can deteriorate so quickly and so badly that doctors have no other choice but to eliminate the problem altogether. That's another way of saying that people with diabetes account for 60 percent of all lower-limb amputations in the United States. In fact, a patient with diabetes is 10 to 30 times more likely to have a lower limb … [Read more...] about How Diabetes Affects the Feet
How Diabetic Kidney Disease Works Spaghetti, anyone? The handy kitchen device known as a colander works by letting water pass through its tiny holes, leaving behind pasta or whatever food you're straining. But what if the holes in a colander suddenly expanded to the size of, say, the pockets on a pool table? Obviously, the noodles would slip through easily, dropping into the sink and possibly down the drain. Result: You go hungry. The nephrons in your kidneys are kind of like colanders, allowing very small waste particles to pass through but holding back proteins and other larger molecules, ushering them back into circulation. However, elevated blood sugar fouls up this process. Glucose reacts with proteins in the body to produce demon compounds called advanced glycosylation end products, or AGEs. Over time, if blood sugar is not well controlled, AGEs accumulate on the walls of the blood vessels in the kidneys, which makes the nephrons' filters too porous or leaky. As a result, … [Read more...] about How Diabetes Affects the Kidneys
People who suffer from Prader-Willi syndrome have an insatiable appetite. They never feel full, so they don't stop eating. ©iStockphoto.com/RapidEye While you may look forward to your annual Thanksgiving feast, no one looks forward to the post-feast feeling of a stomach stretched beyond capacity. One belt-busting meal may fill you with caloric regret -- and have you making promises to start working out again tomorrow -- but one meal doesn't necessarily indicate a pattern of unhealthy eating. But what if that type of feasting extended to every meal, every day? Certain health conditions can cause binge eating and food obsessions. Let's first look at binge-eating disorder (BED), a condition characterized by episodes of chronic compulsive overeating. Unlike bulimia, sufferers of binge-eating disorder eat compulsively but don't purge or exercise afterward. Nearly 3 percent of Americans suffer from BED, and that puts them at risk of developing a weight problem or depression. … [Read more...] about What really happens when you can’t stop eating?
Can a spoon of apple cider vinegar each day help you lose weight? jayk7/Getty Images Apple cider vinegar has been making the social media rounds as the healthy weight loss cure du jour. Maybe you've seen videos of Dr. Oz touting the health benefits of apple cider vinegar or random YouTubers claiming to have shed 10 pounds of belly fat in just seven days by drinking apple cider vinegar cocktails before meals. Even if we know the health claims sound too good to be true, it's tempting to try any weight loss regimen that's so cheap, all-natural and seemingly effortless. So what's the deal — can apple cider vinegar really help you lose weight? First, a quick explainer on apple cider vinegar versus other types of vinegar. The active ingredient in all vinegar is acetic acid. Most of the vinegars we commonly eat or cook with — white vinegar, red wine vinegar, balsamic vinegar and apple cider vinegar — contain between 5 and 6 percent acetic acid, although mild rice vinegar … [Read more...] about Is Apple Cider Vinegar the ‘Secret’ to Weight Loss?