World Diabetes Day: Diagnosis, Risk Factors and Treatment

Nearly 25 million people in the United States have diabetes. It is one of the most common chronic medical conditions in our country and affects nearly 10% of the population. Diabetes is a metabolic and hormonal disorder that affects the way our bodies use the blood sugar absorbed from our diet. Patients with diabetes are

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Tips and Tricks for Halloween Safety

From costume parties to trick-or-treating for candy, Halloween is a holiday that’s made for kids. However, it can also pose some real dangers - and we’re not talking about ghosts or goblins! Below are some tips to keep Halloween fun and safe for your kids: Costumes: Swords, knives, and accessories should be short, flexible, and soft. Use reflective tape

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Summer Exercise Tips

This summer, remember the benefits of physical activity and take time to start an exercise regimen. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, physical activity has been shown to lower risks of death, heart disease and stroke as well as its risk factors and certain cancers (colon, breast, lung, endometrial). Physical fitness

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Medical Fitness

In today’s fast-paced society, everyone is looking for the ‘quick fix.’ When it comes to overall wellness, consistency is much more important than short-term solutions. Whether your goal is weight loss or controlling high blood pressure, maintaining a consistent routine is vital. Overall wellness involves a general balance of mind, body and spirit. If one

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