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Ways to Monitor Blood Sugar Over the Holidays

Monitoring blood sugar is important during the holidays if you have diabetes. It can be hard to keep your levels steady with an overload of sweet treats and rich dishes. However, having a strategy in place can help you enjoy a Christmas cookie or two while still making the best choices for your health.  

Chronological Aging vs. Biological Aging

If someone were to ask you how old you are, you would probably answer with the number of years that have happened since you were born. This would be considered your chronological age, but you may not feel that way. That could be because your biological age differs from the chronological age.   Biological age

Tips to Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and while it is a holiday where we can indulge in rich, homemade food, for some with health conditions such as diabetes, it is important to keep watch over Thanksgiving day habits. There is nothing wrong with eating those carb-dense and sugary foods, but a little moderation can go a long

Could it be Osteoarthritis? Signs You Need to Talk to Your Doctor

Osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common chronic joint conditions, affecting nearly 30 million adults in the United States. The cartilage in joints breaks down, causing bones in that joint to rub together and leading to severe pain and lack of mobility. Age is one of the primary causes, and as we age, more

Will the FDA Approve Vaccine Boosters for COVID-19?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is strongly considering passing approval for a COVID-19 vaccine booster for ages as young as 40 and older. This could greatly increase the number of people who may be eligible for the shot. If approved, changes would not take place until next month, following their address of other items

Could Alzheimer’s and Hip Fractures Be Connected?

Alzheimer's is difficult to detect early, but changes can occur in the brain even years before symptoms show. Most seniors hospitalized for hip fractures showed signs of developing Alzheimer's. Johns Hopkins Medicine in Baltimore conducted a study where the spinal fluid of 168 patients that were hospitalized for hip fractures was examined, and it was

Fall Prevention in Senior Adults

Falls are not a normal part of aging. They are detrimental to the health of older adults and, in some cases, can cause debilitating injuries, causing seniors to lose their sense of independence. However, falls are preventable, and there are a few steps seniors, and their loved ones can take to help prevent them. For

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Sleep Disorders Could Raise Risk of Heart Attacks

Stress from work, poor sleep, and sleeping disorders are increasingly more common and may increase the chances of heart attacks and strokes. Oftentimes, environmental factors like poor diet, smoking, and high cholesterol play a big part in the risk, but now it seems that more than ever people are experiencing this risk as a result

High Blood Pressure – What You Need to Know

Hypertension, or more commonly known as high blood pressure, happens when the blood pressure in your body increases to unhealthy levels. Blood pressure measurements factor in how much of your blood passes through blood vessels and the amount of resistance it is met with while the heart is pumping.   When arteries are narrow, resistance

Forming Healthy Habits for Disease Prevention

Staying healthy can mean different things for different people. For some, it is a matter of diet and exercise alone. For others, it means sticking close to a specified medicine regime prescribed by a doctor. Lifestyle can be a key determinant in the risk for certain diseases like heart disease and cancer. Forming healthy habits