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5 Health Risks For Men Over 50

5 Health Risks For Men Over 50

While the leading causes of death kill both men and women, men die at higher rates than women for all of them. Men go to the doctor less than women and are more likely to have a serious condition when they do go because they don’t prioritize preventative screenings or...
Understanding Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Understanding Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) occurs most commonly in individuals with Type1 Diabetes when there’s a buildup of acids in the blood. Because people with diabetes don’t have enough insulin, their cells can’t use the sugar found in blood for energy, so they use...
6 Special Healthcare Needs of Seniors

6 Special Healthcare Needs of Seniors

Getting older brings with it a unique set of health challenges. By being aware of the common chronic conditions associated with aging, you can take steps to practice smart preventative care. Caring for senior adults requires a certain amount of coordination between...
7 Major Risk Factors For High Blood Pressure

7 Major Risk Factors For High Blood Pressure

Blood pressure is the amount of exerted force pushed against the walls of the arteries as blood flows through them. Most people with high blood pressure (also known as hypertension) will not experience any notable symptoms. For that reason, it’s often referred to as a...
What to Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

What to Do After a Type 2 Diabetes Diagnosis

Following a diabetes diagnosis, your doctor is likely going to encourage you to make smart lifestyle changes. You’ll be urged to choose healthier foods and becoming more physically active. You might have to regularly monitor your blood glucose, as well as getting...