Medical News of the Week

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 allergic reactions). Source: MerckSource Diabetes and Your Diet: Busting 7 Myths Some…

Continue reading

Medical Tattoos

There are many people that understand the need for medical ID jewelry, but just do not want to wear a necklace or bracelet. Because of issues like this, some creative solutions have come about including the medical tattoo such as the diabetes tattoos shown below: The trend of medical tattoos…

Continue reading

Medical News of the Week

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 Nutrition: Including Sweets in Your Meal Plan Diabetes nutrition focuses on healthy…

Continue reading