Diabetes Screening It’s quite common for someone with diabetes to not even have symptoms! It’s estimated that over 33% of people with diabetes, are not even aware of their condition. That
means over 33% of people with diabetes are not currently seeking treatment, and could suffer from the severe complications that come with diabetes.
Generally, diabetes screening focuses more on type 2 diabetes. This is because symptoms of type 1 diabetes are much more detectable and the pa
Cholesterol: Good VS Bad and What’s the Difference? It’s highly likely that at some point you’ve heard someone say they have to lower their cholesterol, or are eating foods to prevent high cholesterol. Maybe you have even worried about having high
cholesterol yourself. But what is cholesterol? Why is some cholesterol good, and some is bad? Cholesterol exists in every cell that is in the human body. It travels through the blood on proteins called “lipoproteins.” Cholesterol h
Travel Vaccinations If you just booked a vacation, and tell your family or friends about it the question “have you gotten your shots?” will most likely come up. While it may be frustrating to get asked that while trying to talk about your upcoming travels, it truly is a good question. Vaccines protect travelers from serious diseases.
Depending on where you travel, you may come into contact with diseases that are rare in the United States. Many vaccine-preventable diseases th
Asthma and Allergies Asthma and allergies are two of the most common chronic diseases, and what people may not realize is that there is a link between the two. Besides making you miserable, the two have a lot in common. Once you know what that link is, you may be able to limit your exposure to the triggers that cause your symptoms to flare up. Asthma and Allergy Symptoms While both asthma and allergies cause symptoms like coughing and congestion, they also each have their own