Checking your blood sugar at home, sometimes called self blood glucose monitoring (SBGM), is an important step in diabetes management. Because individualized diabetes care is associated with better diabetes management, it is important to get your doc... Read more
Bet you never thought you’d see the day when the federal government was the hallmark of clarity and common sense. But it just happened. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) just released th... Read more
As a parent or guardian, we are sure you feel concerned about what your child will be doing online, and we are too. SparkTeens.com was created as a resource for 13- to 17-year-olds. We try to offer age-appropriate information and resources about heal... Read more
You know the filter in your furnace only lasts three months before it gets clogged with cat hair, and you're diligent about getting the oil in your car changed every 3,000 miles. But do you pay attention to all the recommended tune-ups and mainte... Read more
Take heart, fish lovers! While the safety issues surrounding the consumption of fish are legitimate, don’t let them spoil your seafood catch.
There are many health benefits from eating seafood. It is an exceptional source of... Read more
I am always interested in how people came up with their screen ID names on sites or in general...I always think there are stories behind a name so I wish to hear yours.
Does your screen name mean something or how did you come up with it?
My... Read more
I'm off all specialists, I'm back to once-yearly check-ups with my GP, and I'm off of almost all meds.
I was also released from PT this week.
Here's where I started in 2007 - asthma, fibromyalgia, some type of rheumatoid arthritis, hives, G... Read more
I'd like to think I'm "creative" in general but then again I have NO IDEA HOW to measure creativity let alone my own. I can give an opinion on a creative outcome knowing full well that it's only MY opinion but I can make a judgment call on a skilled... Read more
I just purchased this product and cannot find anything not to love! It is just what I need/want to track my activity.
The size is not too large, yet the readout is quite clear for "older" eyes (over 50). The buttons are basic and easy to work with.... Read more
things have been tough dealing with mom getting older.
today, something actually went well, way better than expected and she got a walker/rollator delivered today. i didnt even need to be there. i needed the break. whew!... Read more
Publix Pharmacy offers FREE diabetes screenings in partnership with CholestCheck, a health screening services company. Sign up for free diabetes newsletter and see optional screening tests (such as cholesterol and thyroid tests) are available for pur... Read more
Thirteen independent experts have finally concluded their work and presented their Report on Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. The 2010 Advisory Committee worked for two years to update the guidelines and the group consists of individuals natio... Read more
With health care cost rising at an alarming rate, having a list of common screening tests to ask your health care provider about may help keep you on the path of healthy living. While many of these tests are not diagnostic in nature, they do allow yo... Read more
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