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Four Types of Diabetes and How They’re Treated

Millions of Americans suffer from diabetes. If you’re one of them, it’s critical that you understand which type you have, so you can manage your symptoms and control your blood sugar.

November 8, 2021
Understanding the Components of Your Urinary Tract

Burning when you pee, blood in your urine, an urgency to go but only a few drops come out — these are classic signs of urinary tract infection. Take a closer look at what’s going on when you get a UTI.

October 6, 2021
Are Your Vaccines Up to Date?

Measles, mumps, diphtheria, polio — if you’ve never heard of these diseases, you can thank vaccines. A simple shot in the arm can protect you for life, but some vaccines require adult boosters to remain effective. Find out if you’re fully vaccinated.

August 26, 2021
Everything You Should Know About Gout

One minute, you’re walking along with no problem, then suddenly your big toe screams out in pain, and you’re shocked to see severe redness and swelling. Sounds like you have gout. Here’s what you need to know about this painful type of arthritis.

July 26, 2021
How Diabetes Affects Men and Women Differently

Is diabetes sexist? It may seem that way. Although both men and women can get diabetes, the disease tends to play favorites and treat the sexes differently. Find out what to expect from diabetes based on your sex.

April 18, 2021
When to Consider a Sick Visit

From sniffles and tummy aches to injuries and fevers, everyone feels under the weather now and then. But the age-old question remains: When do you need to see a doctor? Here are some simple guidelines to help you decide.

March 18, 2021
Risk Factors for Recurrent UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a commonly occurring infection, particularly for women. While they are typically easy to treat, they can recur frequently for some people. Listed here are risk factors that may influence recurrent UTIs.

February 11, 2021
Signs of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis most often leads to fractures of the wrists, hips, and spine when failing bone strength can’t resist mild stresses that were once no issue. Treatment can help, but it’s sometimes hard to recognize the signs of osteoporosis.

January 24, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

December 23, 2020
Diabetes Tips: How to Manage Your Blood Sugar All Winter

The holiday season marks the start of winter, not to mention the start of high-carb comfort foods and seasonal treats that may entice with dangerous temptations that challenge a diabetic’s blood sugar control. Here are some tips for the winter months.

December 21, 2020
Why You Need the Right Team to Manage Your Arthritis

Arthritis comes in over 100 forms, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis leading the way as the most common types. These are degenerative diseases with no known cure, so having an arthritis management team helps you minimize their impact.

November 12, 2020
7 Steps to Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a silent killer, able to reach dangerous levels without alerting you through symptoms. In fact, if you can recognize signs of the condition, you’re likely already in a serious state of health. The time to lower your BP is now.

October 14, 2020
Now More Than Ever, Your Annual Physical Matters

Regular health care may be taking a backseat during the COVID-19 crisis, but the time is now to get caught up with the preventive benefits offered by an annual physical. If you’ve delayed other care due to the virus, make an appointment now.

August 17, 2020
What Every Sexually-Active Adult Should Know About STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases pose a major health issue in the United States that requires increased awareness and personal diligence. Every sexually active person should understand the risks and know the importance of STD testing.

June 20, 2020
Could You Be Prediabetic and Not Know it?

You’re feeling good about your health, and you feel fine. If you’re in the early stages of Type 2 diabetes, you’d know it, right? There’s a good chance you won’t. Prediabetes may present symptoms, but they’re often subtle and easy to miss.

May 26, 2020