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Diabetes is a modern epidemic. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over 20 million Americans suffer from diabetes. The ADA classifies diabetes as “a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects… Read More

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Diabetes and Major Emergencies: How to Prepare Important items to keep on hand and in your emergency kit when you have diabetes can include the following: extra insulin and syringes or pens, contact numbers for family and close… Read More

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The Joslin Diabetes Center is an affiliation of Harvard Medical School with the goal of beating diabetes through cutting-edge research and innovative approaches to clinical care and education. For over 100 years their work has been at the… Read More

Caring for Yourself While Being a Caregiver

You don’t always plan on taking control of the care for a loved one, in many cases it can happen in the blink of an eye. There’s no question that you would do everything possible for your spouse,… Read More

How to Stay Healthy During This Year’s Flu Season

Last year the H1N1 influenza virus (swine flu) created the first influenza pandemic in more than 40 years. With the peak of the new flu season nearing people are still going to great lengths to keep them and… Read More

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Traveling with Medical Conditions Traveling with a medical condition requires special preparation. Medical alert bracelets or necklaces are essential for those with conditions that can cause rapid, life-threatening symptoms, confusion, or unconsciousness (such as diabetes, seizures, and severe… Read More

Money, Stress and the Effects on Your Body

A recent Stress in America survey found that 76% of people are stressed by money with work falling close behind. This is a 5% increase from last year’s results. Stress is not just irritating, but can also have… Read More

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Poor Diet May Make COPD Worse Certain vitamin deficiencies may lead to decreased lung function in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Source: American College of Chest Physicians Read More Diabetes… Read More

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