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Disease prevention in men includes routine screening tests that are part of basic prevention medicine. Take an active role in your own health care and discuss screening tests with your doctor early in life. Age of screening and timing of screening depends upon the condition being assessed.

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    • Diabetes Prevention The risks for developing type 2 diabetes include family history, ethnicity, birth weight, metabolic syndrome, and obesity....learn more »
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      Diabetes Prevention Article
      • Type 2 diabetes prevention facts
      • Introduction to diabetes prevention
      • What is type 2 diabetes?
      • What are the risks factors for developing diabetes?
      • What "red flags" or symptoms point to an increased risk for diabetes?
      • Is gestational diabetes a risk for developing type 2 diabetes later in life?
      • Diabetes prevention and diet
      • Is there anything that can help to prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes?
      • Are there medications that can help to prevent type 2 diabetes?
    • Diabetes Treatment The major goal in treating diabetes is controlling elevated blood sugar without causing abnormally low levels of blood sugar....learn more »
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      Diabetes Treatment Article
      • Diabetes treatment facts
      • What is the treatment for diabetes?
      • Medications for type 2 diabetes
      • Meglitinides (Prandin and Starlix)
      • Sulfonylureas
      • Metformin (Glucophage)
      • Canagliflozin (Invokana) and dapagliflozin (Farxiga)
      • Thiazolidinediones: pioglitazone (Actos) and rosiglitazone (Avandia)
      • Acarbose (Precose)
      • Pramlintide (Symlin)
      • Exenatide (Byetta)
      • Liraglutide (Victoza)
      • Long-acting exenatide (Bydureon)
      • Albiglutide (Tanzeum)
      • Dulaglutide (Trulicity)
      • DPP-IV inhibitors (sitagliptin, saxagliptin, linagliptin)
      • Combination medications
      • Treatment of diabetes with insulin
      • Different methods of delivering insulin
      • Diabetes diet
      • The future of pancreas transplantation
    • High Blood Pressure Treatment High blood pressure (hypertension) means high pressure (tension) in the arteries. Treatment for high blood pressure include...learn more »
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      High Blood Pressure Treatment Article
      • What is high blood pressure (hypertension)?
      • Which lifestyle modifications are beneficial in treating high blood pressure?
      • Alcohol
      • Smoking
      • Coffee and caffeinated beverages
      • Salt
      • Other dietary considerations
      • Obesity
      • Exercise and stress reduction
      • How is high blood pressure treated?
      • Starting treatment for high blood pressure
      • Treatment with combinations of drugs for high blood pressure
      • Emergency treatment for high blood pressure
      • Treatment during pregnancy
      • Which medications are used to treat high blood pressure?
      • Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE Inhibitors) and angiotensin receptor blockers
      • Beta blockers
      • Diuretics
      • Calcium channel blockers (CCBs)
      • Alpha blockers
      • Clonidine
      • Minoxidil
      • Renin inhibitors
      • Aldosterone blockers
      • Combining agents
      • What about the patient's compliance with medication regimens?
      • Is alternative medicine used to treat high blood pressure?
      • What are the complications of high blood pressure?
      • Can high blood pressure be prevented?
      • What's new in high blood pressure?
    • High Cholesterol: Frequently Asked Questions Cholesterol occurs naturally in the body. High blood cholesterol levels increase a person's risk of developing heart disease,...learn more »
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      High Cholesterol: Frequently Asked Questions Article
      • What is cholesterol?
      • Why should I be concerned about cholesterol?
      • What's the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol?
      • How much cholesterol is too much?
      • Can I lower my risk for heart disease if I lower my cholesterol?
      • What makes my cholesterol levels go up?
      • What can I do to lower my cholesterol?
      • What medications are used to treat high cholesterol?
      • If a product's package reads "low cholesterol" does that mean that the product is low in fat and safe to eat?
      • At what age should people begin having their cholesterol checked?
    • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) causes HIV infection and the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Symptoms and signs...learn more »
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      Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Article
      • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) facts
      • What is the human immunodeficiency virus?
      • What is the history of HIV?
      • What causes an HIV infection?
      • What are the different stages of an HIV infection?
      • What are risk factors for an HIV infection?
      • What are HIV infection symptoms and signs?
      • How do health-care professionals diagnose an HIV infection? What are the different types of HIV tests?
      • What is the treatment for an HIV infection?
      • What are complications of an HIV infection?
      • What is the prognosis of an HIV infection?
      • Is it possible to prevent the transmission of HIV?
      • What research is being done on HIV?
      • Are support groups available for people who are HIV positive?
      • Where can people find more information on HIV?
    • Bladder Cancer Treatment for bladder cancer depends on the stage of the disease, the grade of the tumor, and the type of bladder cancer. Options...learn more »
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      Bladder Cancer Article
      • Bladder cancer facts
      • What is the bladder?
      • What are the layers of the bladder?
      • What is bladder cancer?
      • What is the burden of bladder cancer in the U.S.?
      • What are the types of bladder cancer?
      • What are bladder cancer causes and risk factors?
      • What are bladder cancer symptoms and signs?
      • How is bladder cancer diagnosed?
      • How is bladder cancer staging determined?
      • What is bladder cancer grading?
      • What is transurethral surgery (TURBT) for bladder cancer?
      • What is the treatment for superficial bladder cancer?
      • What is surveillance for bladder cancer?
      • What is the treatment for muscle-invasive bladder cancer?
      • What is chemotherapy for bladder cancer?
      • What is the prognosis for bladder cancer?
      • Can bladder cancer be prevented?
      • Where can people find more information on bladder cancer?
      • What research is being done on bladder cancer?

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