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  1. Traveling with Diabetes: Our Essential Guide

    Traveling somewhere new can be fun and exciting, but getting there can be stressful. And if you’re living with diabetes, it adds another layer of stress.

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  2. The Ultimate Skincare Guide: 7 Tips for Summer

    We compiled a list of the common summer issues and what steps you can add to your skincare routine to prevent them!

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  3. Men’s Health Week: 4 Health Issues and How to Prevent Them

    Support the men you care about and raise awareness by wearing blue on Friday, June 15th and posting to social media using the hashtag #ShowUsYourBlue.

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  4. Asthma Awareness Month: What Steps To Take

    It’s Asthma Awareness Month   Each year in May, the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) raises awareness regarding asthma, to inform you on how to prevent it and…

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  5. Caregiving Corner: All About ALS

    A Brief Overview:   ALS, (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is a neurodegenerative disease. It affects 5,600 Americans a year as it breaks down the brain and spinal cord nerve cells. As…

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  6. Healthy Aging: How To Live Pain Free

    Aging is something that we all must experience. When you are young, you do not think about what it will be like to age, but it is inevitable. It’s important…

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  7. Allergies: What To Expect As You Age

    Does it feel like your allergies are getting worse? Have you suddenly developed new allergies that you can’t explain? If you are experiencing itchy red eyes and a runny nose,…

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  8. Clean These Things! – Top Places Germs Hide In Your Home

      Spring is almost here, and for many of us that means “Spring Cleaning.” Given our busy schedules throughout the year, it’s easy to dread such a time.   Admittedly,…

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  9. Compression Socks: Great for Flights?

    Why You Need Compression Socks for Flights   Before flying out, there are several scenarios that may go through your mind. No matter where you’re going, you may ask the…

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  10. Heat Stroke: Identifying Heat Stroke and Treatment

    Identifying Heat Stroke and Treatment   Heat Stroke   A heat stroke occurs when the body is extremely overheated from high temperatures, usually because of dehydration.   Not only is…

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  11. Doctors Visit: 7 Ways to Prepare for a Doctor’s Trip

    7 Ways to Prepare for a Doctor’s Trip   When preparing for a trip to the doctor, there may be several reasons you’re going. Whether a scheduled visit or an…

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  12. Skincare: How to Treat Dry, Chapped Skin

    Skin Care: How to Treat Dry, Chapped Skin   Dry skin is uncomfortable, to say the least. When we grow and seasons change, it’s like our skin has a mind…

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  13. Packing a School Lunch When Your Child Lives with Diabetes

    Packing a School Lunch When Your Child Lives with Diabetes   The details of packing a lunch for your child may not always be something you give much thought about,…

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  14. 7 Helpful Tips When Caring for a Parent

    7 Helpful Tips When Caring for a Parent   Caring for a parent is no doubt a difficult task. It requires focus, determination, and hard work.   The responsibility of…

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  15. Top 5 Diabetic-Friendly Smoothies for this Summer!

    Smoothie Recipes for Diabetics   We all crave something sweet to eat from time to time. Whether it’s ordering dessert at a restaurant after a meal, or reaching in the…

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  16. Diabetes: Choosing the Right Meter and Strips

      If you or a loved one is living with Diabetes, which is the body’s inability to control blood sugar or glucose, it is extremely important that you have the…

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  17. Caring for a Newborn: What to Expect

      Nothing is more important and unforgettable than those first few days and weeks spent at home with your newborn child.   In between the guest’s visits and photos being…

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  18. Dysphagia Nutrition: Preventing Dehydration When Using Thickeners

    For patients who suffer from dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, food and liquid thickeners can increase safety and intake. Dysphagia has many causes, including Parkinson’s disease and traumatic brain injuries. However, it…

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