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Common Tests: Liver Function

Common Tests: Liver Function

Posted by on Jun 30, 2018 in Blog | 0 comments

The largest solid organ in the body, the liver has at least 500 distinct functions. [See 5 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Your Liver] It produces bile to break down fats in the small intestine, stores glucose in the form of glycogen, processes hemoglobin and manufactures proteins and enzymes. There are several liver tests conducted to assess...

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Diabetes Burnout

Diabetes Burnout

Posted by on May 20, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 3 comments

“I just don’t think about my diabetes. It’s too complicated and I’m too busy.” “I’ve given up on carb counting and just eat whatever.” “If my blood sugar is out of range, I just don’t care.” “Family and friends don’t support me. ” “I feel hopeless.” If these...

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What’s For Dinner? Coping with Diabetes with Meal Makeovers

What’s For Dinner?  Coping with Diabetes with Meal Makeovers

Posted by on Jan 11, 2018 in Blog, Diabetes mellitus | 1 comment

Looking for new ways to deal with what to serve yourself or your family is complicated by diabetes.  In Carbohydrates: Why We Love Carb Counting (and You Should Too!) and Be Confident! Face Carb Counting  Positively, we introduced carbohydrates and how to deal with them.  Today we are going to share an infographic from Diabetes Forecast: The Healthy...

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Ways to Support Someone With Breast Cancer

Ways to Support Someone With Breast Cancer

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Blog, Breast cancer | 0 comments

You’re at a loss.  You’ve just learned your friend or loved one is diagnosed with breast cancer.  What do you do?  How do you act?  What do you say? As I look back at my own actions under these circumstances, I know that I came up short.  I said the wrong things and made some basic mistakes.  Partly I could blame youth.  But mostly I...

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Heart Attacks Aren’t Always Like the Movies

Heart Attacks Aren’t Always Like the Movies

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Stroke | 2 comments

According to the movies, a heart attack is dramatic and obvious. Pain in the left arm and severe chest pain tells you it’s time to call 911. But the reality can be quite different. Nausea can be a symptom in both men and women. Shortness of breath, without doing anything, is a sign. Women may experience dizziness, feel pain in their upper back, or...

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Stroke Types & Treatment: Infographic

Stroke Types & Treatment:  Infographic

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Blog, Stroke | 2 comments

Below is an infographic from Mount Sinai Hospital which provides a comprehensive description of the types, treatments as well as the signs of a stroke. Knowing the signs of a stroke can get people to the hospital promptly and reduce the severity and/or risk of disability. Having atrial fibrillation is one of the risk factors for stroke.  Check out 5...

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17 Mind Numbing Facts About Your Brain

17 Mind Numbing Facts About Your Brain

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Our Amazing Brains “I could while away the hours, conferrin’ with the flowers Consultin’ with the rain. And my head I’d be scratchin’ while my thoughts were busy hatchin’ If I only had a brain. I’d unravel every riddle for any individ’le, In trouble or in pain. With the thoughts I’d be thinkin’ I...

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Tips for Healthy Eating While Traveling: Infographic

Tips for Healthy Eating While Traveling: Infographic

Posted by on Jun 16, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Summer Travel Season In the northern hemisphere, summer is just around the corner.  The kids are out of school and many people take off for adventures.  Staying on track and eating right is a challenge.  Here’s an Infographic prepared by The Cleveland Clinic  compiling loads of travel tips for healthy eating from the Academy of Nutrition and...

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What Are Blood Pressure Numbers? What’s High Blood Pressure? [Infographic]

What Are Blood Pressure Numbers?  What’s High Blood Pressure? [Infographic]

Posted by on Aug 11, 2015 in Blog, Coronary artery disease, Hypertension, Stroke | 2 comments

Your Heart Your heart is an incredible organ. It is responsible for getting oxygen and nutrients to every cell in the body by pushing blood throughout the body. Beating around 100,000 times a day, it pumps blood over the 60,000 miles of blood vessels. Blood Pressure Explained A heartbeat is a two part process that takes about a second. During the first...

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Cancer Immunotherapy: Infographic

Cancer Immunotherapy:  Infographic

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Blog, Breast cancer, Colorectal cancer, Hodgkin's lymphoma, Leukemia, Lung cancer, Lymphoma, Melanoma, Multiple Myeloma, Non-Hodgkin lymphoma, Prostate cancer | 0 comments

The Cancer Research Institute has created an infographic to explain cancer immunotherapy. Cancer immunotherapy is an incredible resource to treat cancer. Essentially, the immune system is activated and its ability to remove specific cancer cells is re-enabled. The infographic below explains the components of the immune system that are...

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