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Teaching For Health Series, Vol. 2, No 17 PREDIABETES

Teaching For Health Series, Vol. 2, No 17 PREDIABETES By Mary Gynn, RN, BSN, MSN/MS, MPH, Diabetes Educator WHAT IS PREDIABETES? Prediabetes is a condition that can lead to Type 2 diabetes and heart...

 

Teaching for Health Series, Vol.2, No. 20 PRE-DIABETES AND DIABETES EDUCATION-THE EPIDEMIC

"PROJECT SUGAR" Teaching for Health Series, Vol.2, No. 20 PRE-DIABETES AND DIABETES EDUCATION-THE EPIDEMIC Let me start with the reminder that Diabetes affects 25.8 million people. Those diagnosed...

 
 By State Point    Health    May 1, 2021

May is American Stroke Month: What to Know Now

May is American Stroke Month: What to Know Now For patients experiencing isch-emic stroke -- the leading cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

 
 By Wesley Pool    Health    April 1, 2021

As We Think We Are, We Are

I have read or heard some version of this saying hundreds of times. There is evidence that this was a teaching of Gautama Buddha, but I have seen it attributed to the writings of Dr. Albert Einstein,...

 

Taking Responsibility for Health

To be healthy people, we must recognize the facts and be responsible. Genetics may be involved. Lifestyle and nutritional choices are factors we must control. To assume that all food we purchase in...

 

DIABETES AND SEDENTARY BEHAVIOR

Modern lifestyles involve sitting for long periods of time, and recent research has shown the hazards of prolonged sitting. Sitting for eight hours per day is associated with increased risk of early d...

 
 By StatePoint    Health    April 1, 2021

Natural Tips to Beat Seasonal Respiratory Health Challenges

Spring and summer can be particularly difficult times of year for those with respiratory health challenges, when simple activities like gardening, walking the dog, and reading a book on the patio can...

 
 By StatePoint    Health    April 1, 2021

Tips to Curb Muscle Loss as You Age

As the population of Americans over age 55 soars toward 70 million, more Americans are searching beyond avoiding wrinkles and fine lines for tips, foods, and products that will help them live the live...

 

Safe, Effective Options to Treat Pain

America is in the midst of an opioid epidemic. Sales of prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012 alone, enough...

 

Reinvention

After a few weeks of feeling poorly, keeping a positive attitude about my aging was taking its toll. I remember mentioning to a friend that I was feeling that it was time for me to "cash in." Her...

 

Tips to Get More Nutrients in Your Daily Diet

Getting all the nutrients you need each day to function or even thrive can be a challenge. After all, there are only so many meals in a day. Here are some creative ways to pack the necessary...

 

7 tips to support Alzheimer's caregivers

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementias is exceptionally demanding, and especially challenging. A recent survey by the Alzheimer's Association indicates many caregivers are not getting...

 

Three Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs

Three Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs For 55 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the New Year means that any new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plans, or any changes to your...

 

Three Ways Seniors Can Control Prescription Costs

For 55 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the New Year means that any new Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plans, or any changes to your existing plans, will take effect. If you signed up...

 

New Year Plan For Optimal Health

Again with the New Year, we resolve a new plan of action. My plan includes you! I resolve to reach you through this article, the internet, your friends and families. Basically any way I can for the...

 
 By BPT    Health    January 1, 2021

Top 4 Tips to Help You Get The Sleep You Need

Top 4 Tips to Help You Get The Sleep You Need If you're reading this, there's a good chance you're not getting enough sleep. You could probably use a nap, and you're not alone. Data from the Centers...

 
 By State Point    Health    January 1, 2021

URGENCY or EMERGENCY? How to Pick Where to Go for Medical Attention

HEALTH ROUNDUP URGENCY or EMERGENCY? How to Pick Where to Go for Medical Attention When unexpected health mishaps arise, many people's first reaction is to head to an emergency room. Howev-er, when...

 
 By brandpoint    Health    December 1, 2020

Health Roundup - Three Pressing Reasons to Talk Hearing Health at Your Next Physical Exam

When was the last time you and your doctor talked about your hearing? The fact is, only about 3 in 10 adults who had a physical exam in the last year say it included a hearing screen-ing, according...

 

Gratitude

This is the month traditionally set aside to give thanks, but think how different life would be if giving thanks was a daily practice. Why does it seem so much easier to focus on all the negativity? G...

 

Please Don't Send Me Flowers

Please Don't Send Me Flowers . As I get to the winter of my life, with memory still intact, I reflect a lot on my experiences, realizing that I have only the present moment to get things right....

 
 By State Point    Health    November 1, 2020

Tips to Maintain Good Health Throughout Your Golden Years

You are never too old to enrich your physical and emotional well-being; and staying active and engaged in life can help you maintain wellness over time. To encourage happy, healthy and productive...

 

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