Getting a dental check-up can do more than keep your teeth and mouth healthy.
Doctors say it’s as simple as following time-honored advice: get a good night’s sleep.
The strips, which measure blood glucose levels, can cost as much as a dollar apiece but insurance reduces that amount. The “cash for strips” business buys extra strips at that reduced rate and resells them for a profit.
We know that problems we face as children can have long term psychological effects on people as adults. Now results of a new study show that they also have substantial effects on physical health as well.
Up to 40% of heart attacks involve symptoms that are not so simple to detect — symptoms like nausea, weakness and perspiration.
Thousands turned out to watch and to participate in the annual Philadelphia triathlon in Fairmount Park.
Regular exercise is one of your best weapons against diabetes, but blood sugar must be closely monitored.
Kids need relaxation just like adults so the summer months are important but be sure to keep them active throughout.
A new study shows that diabetes increases your risk of death. In fact, it cuts an average of six years off your life. To control diabetes, or avoid it all together, you need to watch […]
This report, based on 820,000 people and it reviewed 97 existing studies, finds that diabetes can shorten an average person’s life by six years.
Diet is a lifetime process not something done in a week or month or six months. You won’t find this in diet books but it’s the truth.
Many diabetic patients still struggle to control their blood sugar and other health factors but education provided by peer or community support groups has proved effective.
Researchers have found that there is an increased relationship between severe hypoglycemia and death. There is also double the risk of a non-fatal heart attack and stroke.
by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough Can mood affect healing? According to a study out of England, it can.