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How Diabetes Affects Men and Women Differently

Is diabetes sexist? It may seem that way. Although both men and women can get diabetes, the disease tends to play favorites and treat the sexes differently. Find out what to expect from diabetes based on your sex.

Apr 18th, 2021
When to Consider a Sick Visit

From sniffles and tummy aches to injuries and fevers, everyone feels under the weather now and then. But the age-old question remains: When do you need to see a doctor? Here are some simple guidelines to help you decide.

Mar 18th, 2021
Risk Factors for Recurrent UTIs

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a commonly occurring infection, particularly for women. While they are typically easy to treat, they can recur frequently for some people. Listed here are risk factors that may influence recurrent UTIs.

Feb 11th, 2021
Signs of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis most often leads to fractures of the wrists, hips, and spine when failing bone strength can’t resist mild stresses that were once no issue. Treatment can help, but it’s sometimes hard to recognize the signs of osteoporosis.

Jan 24th, 2021
Diabetes Tips: How to Manage Your Blood Sugar All Winter

The holiday season marks the start of winter, not to mention the start of high-carb comfort foods and seasonal treats that may entice with dangerous temptations that challenge a diabetic’s blood sugar control. Here are some tips for the winter months.

Dec 21st, 2020
Why You Need the Right Team to Manage Your Arthritis

Arthritis comes in over 100 forms, with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis leading the way as the most common types. These are degenerative diseases with no known cure, so having an arthritis management team helps you minimize their impact.

Nov 12th, 2020
7 Steps to Lower Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a silent killer, able to reach dangerous levels without alerting you through symptoms. In fact, if you can recognize signs of the condition, you’re likely already in a serious state of health. The time to lower your BP is now.

Oct 14th, 2020
Now More Than Ever, Your Annual Physical Matters

Regular health care may be taking a backseat during the COVID-19 crisis, but the time is now to get caught up with the preventive benefits offered by an annual physical. If you’ve delayed other care due to the virus, make an appointment now.

Aug 17th, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Procrastinate Seeking Help for a UTI

Urinary tract infections are a fact of life for many women, who get these eight times more than men. While these common infections are easy to treat, they can lead to serious and even deadly consequences when ignored.

Jul 22nd, 2020
What Every Sexually-Active Adult Should Know About STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases pose a major health issue in the United States that requires increased awareness and personal diligence. Every sexually active person should understand the risks and know the importance of STD testing.

Jun 20th, 2020
Could You Be Prediabetic and Not Know it?

You’re feeling good about your health, and you feel fine. If you’re in the early stages of Type 2 diabetes, you’d know it, right? There’s a good chance you won’t. Prediabetes may present symptoms, but they’re often subtle and easy to miss.

May 26th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020