Winter has arrived with huge amounts of snow fall in the West, Midwest and Northeast regions. The South, including Florida had temperatures in the 30’s. Caring for diabetes can be challenging enough, but winter conditions may make it even more difficult. More people are diagnosed with diabetes during the winter […]
Heart attack rates have fallen in the last four decades due to increased public awareness, quicker emergency paramedic treatment, improved medical procedures and drugs in all groups except for women under the age of 55. Many of these women suffer from diabetes. A study published in ‘The Lancet’, a Diabetes […]
8 million adults in the United States discuss balance disorders with their health care providers on a yearly basis. Harvard Health reports “90% of hip fractures are due to falls in people who experience balance issues. Those seniors who take a fall end up with a 20-30% chance of a […]
New Year’s healthy resolutions usually start out strong with high expectations of all the things we should be doing to keep ourselves healthy, happy and focused. Try not to start this year off with additional self- induced pressures. Instead, think about taking small steps and making easy changes over the […]
“22% of people with diabetes suffer from gum disease. The risk of gum disease increases with age and out of control blood sugars. 1 in 5 cases of total tooth loss is linked to diabetes”.