Monthly Archives: March 2018

How does diabetes affect kidney health?

How does diabetes affect kidney health? (BPT) – The kidneys play an important role in maintaining our overall health. While these bean-shaped organs perform multiple functions, a primary role is filtration, critical to clearing waste such as urea and to keeping the body’s fluids and electrolytes in balance. Good kidney health is essential for everyone,…

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Nutrition takes center stage for people with chronic conditions

Nutrition takes center stage for people with chronic conditions (BPT) – Nutrition is important for everyone. The proper vitamins and nutrients help the body stay healthy and function well. For people with chronic conditions, the right nutrition is essential in helping to ward off potential health hazards. Depending on your state of health, some nutrients…

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Healthy and at home: 5 ways to prevent a life-changing fall

Home sweet home: 5 ways to avoid a life-changing fall (BPT) – Most of us who are aging hope to live comfortably and self-sufficiently at home well into our golden years. And, of course, we wish the same for our parents. The good news is advancements in healthcare and other technology are increasingly allowing aging…

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5 tips to keep allergy sufferers from dreading spring

5 tips to feel better immediately during spring allergy season (BPT) – From flowers poking through the ground to ditching heavy winter parkas, it’s easy to look forward to spring. Unless, of course, you have allergies. Then, the path to warmer weather and additional daylight could be marked with watery eyes, sneezing and a runny…

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