Monthly Archives: August 2015

Questions to ask your doctor about managing sickle cell disease

Empower yourself: Questions to ask your doctor about managing sickle cell disease (BPT) – Being an informed patient with sickle cell disease has become an important part of health care today. Physicians are increasingly looking upon their patients (and the parents of their young patients) as active partners. In light of this, consider preparing a…

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5 ways people with diabetes can prepare to travel anywhere

5 ways diabetics can prepare to travel anywhere (BPT) – For people all across the country, this is peak travel season. The weather is beautiful and there’s still room to squeeze one or two more trips in before cooler weather. Don’t let managing diabetes stop you from making a plan and taking a trip! Diabetes…

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Recognizing the first steps to ward off a second seizure

The first steps to ward off a second seizure (BPT) – Seizure. You’ve heard the word before, but do you know what it means or why a seizure occurs? Seizures are caused when there is abnormal activity in the brain. Brain cells called neurons use electrical energy to convey messages to one another, and when…

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