Monthly Archives: October 2016

Shared experiences and support can help people manage type 2 diabetes

Shared experiences and support can help people manage type 2 diabetes (BPT) – Nearly 30 million Americans have diabetes, and most (90-95 percent) have type 2 diabetes. Diabetes management isn’t always easy — some people may have difficulty visiting their doctor regularly, eating healthy foods and reaching their A1C goal. That’s why America’s Diabetes Challenge,…

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Dread cancer screenings? Here are tips on how to deal

Dread cancer screenings? Here are tips on how to deal (BPT) – You go in for your annual visit and it goes something like this: You get weighed and measured and prodded. You see your doctor and talk about your health, maybe get a prescription refill, and most likely a referral for a screening or…

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Are you at risk for thrombosis? 5 things you should know

Are you at risk for thrombosis? 5 things you should know (BPT) – What do Serena Williams, Chris Bosh, Regis Philbin and hundreds of thousands of other Americans have in common? They all suffered blood clots — a common medical condition known as thrombosis. Thrombosis is responsible for one in four deaths worldwide, but the…

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