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Doctor insights on: 4000 Steps Equals How Many Miles

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Is this true? I keep coming across this, "100 steps backward walking is equivalent to 1, 000 steps forward walking." But, it sounds to good to be true.

Is this true? I keep coming across this, "100 steps backward walking is equivalent to 1, 000 steps forward walking." But, it sounds to good to be true.

Probably folklore: The bottom line is that it does have some benefits to walk backwards. It helps burns calories, helps with balance, and reduces strain on your hips. There are some who state that you burn more calories. So overall it is beneficial to walk backwards during your routine but not sure 100 steps equals a 1000 steps

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Both of my parents are type 1 diabetics what steps can I take to prevent myself from facing the same problems?

Both of my parents are type 1 diabetics what steps can I take to prevent myself from facing the same problems?

No prevention: Up until now there is no way to prevent type 1 diabetes because the apperance of it has nothing to do with lifestyle it is an autoimmune disorder (you make antibodies against the cells that produce insulin.

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What are all the steps to successful aging?

What are all the steps to successful aging?

Live a healthy life: Plenty of exercise, daily if possible, at least 3 - 4x/wk.Diet very important:1) daily calorie count should be to maintain rather than gaining weight, & regular weighings.2) good balance of fruit, vegetables & healthy protein (poultry, fish, tofu, beans) & avoid xs cholesterol + fat.3) limit salt intake + alcohol.3)daily glass of red wine + 81mg aspirin.Don't smoke. Annual dr. Visits. Take rx meds.

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What are the steps to become a general practicioner?

What are the steps to become a general practicioner?

Depends: In the United States, there's no longer a specialty called general practice. It has been replaced by internal medicine and family medicine, which are both 3 year residencies. You need 4 years of college, 4 years of medical school and then the 3 year residency. Most medical schools have requirements on their websites for college courses you'll need for pre-requisites.

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What are the steps to becoming a sleep tech?

What are the steps to becoming a sleep tech?

Sleep Tech: Please go to aasm website please go to american academy of sleep medicine website and read the steps or email or call them they are very helpful.

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What are the steps to concieving a male child?

What are the steps to concieving a male child?

Same as for females: Short of having specific embryo transfer, there is no ritual or timing program that produces predictable results in gender selection. Your chances are always the same.

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What are the steps for an alcohol intervention?

What are the steps for an alcohol intervention?

Many: It may be difficult to effectively perform an "intervention" if one does not have the proper training. Generally, all of the person's family and friends gather around and tell the person how his or her drinking has affected them. This may help or may lead to adverse consequences for which those who are gathered, are ill equipped to handle. The person may actually become suicidal or dangerous.

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Gaut - what are the steps to avoid repeat occurrences?

Gaut - what are the steps to avoid repeat occurrences?

Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx

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What are the steps to takes when someone has glaucoma?

What are the steps to takes when someone has glaucoma?

Good question?: Your eye care is very important. Go to the eye doctor and have an exam. They will measure your eye pressure if to high you will be prescribed special drops to keep the pressure down. If pressure is elevated but not dangerously high you will just be monitored so keep all your appointments

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How to identify streptococcus agalacticae and what are the steps?

How to identify streptococcus agalacticae and what are the steps?

Leave it for the Lab: Laboratory technical personnel go through extensive training to do tests, including identifying micro-organisms and you should leave such tasks to Lab professionals.

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Steps to control masturbation?

Steps to control masturbation?

It's good, man: If you have a compulsion or obsession that you realistically understand is preventing you from developing as a young adult man and making friends, your physician help with rx or learning new ways to think. Otherwise, you're learning about your mind & body to prepare you to be an adult. Think about the girl you'll marry. It's not unhealthy & essentially all your peers do it also.

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What are the steps of treatment with str?

What are the steps of treatment with str?

Stretching Release: Soft tissue release, a technique that works to break up adhesions & scar tissue, improves mobility & circulation to the tissues. It is deep tissue massage & assisted stretching but should not be painful. Str is reported to hurry up healing time of muscle and tendon injuries. It’s different from other methods in that the muscle or tendon is pressed on at the same time the muscle is stretched.

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What are the steps involved for dental bridges?

What are the steps involved for dental bridges?

Prep, impression etc: First the teeth on either side of the space are prepared for crowns. Impressions are taken and a temporary bridge is made as the permanent bridge is being made (unless cadcam). When the permanent bridge is ready it is adjusted (bite) and cemented.

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What are the steps of an elective cardioversion?

What are the steps of an elective cardioversion?

Check list: I'm assuming this is for atrial fib? Full anticoagulation for at least 4 weeks. Nothing by mouth 4 hours before. Pads and monitor leads placed on chest and/or back. Iv line secured. Iv sedation. Synchronized cardioversion. Supervision till awake. Home.

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What are the steps to become an anesthesiologist?

What are the steps to become an anesthesiologist?

See below: After graduating high school, 4 years of college towards a bachelor's degree, 4 years of medical school, one year internship, 3 years anesthesiology residency. That's for general anesthesiology. If specialized anesthesiology like pain medicine or cardiac anesthesia is desired, that's additional years of training.

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My triglyceride246mg/dl, s.Bilirubin1.4mg/dl and sgpt 69u/l, HDL 46mg/dl. My age 46yrs, weight 73kg and height is5'7".Advice me proper steps.

My triglyceride246mg/dl, s.Bilirubin1.4mg/dl and sgpt 69u/l, HDL 46mg/dl. My age 46yrs, weight 73kg and height is5'7".Advice me proper steps.

Weight loss, f/u lab: Elevated triglycerides can result in fatty deposition in the liver/pancreas causing liver enzyme elevation/exacerbating Insulin resistance. Focus first on reducing some weight (ideal weight would be 6-9 kg less), and keeping saturated fats, alcohol under control.

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Steps to reduce lice? /

Steps to reduce lice? /

Getting rid of lice: Treatment of lice requires accurate identification of nits & / or lice. A pediculicide is usually used. There are over the counter products like nix (permethrin) or rid or prescription medications like lindane or malathion. You work carefully through the hair and remove the individual nits. You can purchase a special lice nit comb to aid you. Check for nits & remove as seen over the next 7 to 10 days. If >>.

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