Post Daylight Saving Time: Is reduced sunlight exposure sapping your energy?

Post Daylight Saving Time: Is reduced sunlight exposure sapping your energy?

Post Daylight Saving Time: Is reduced sunlight exposure sapping your energy? When we turn the clock back this month, most of us are just glad to get the extra hour of sleep on Sunday morning, but the aftereffects of this small, but significant disruption of our inner clock, or circadian rhythm, can last for days and weeks afterward. We humans, like the rest of the natural world, are much more attuned Read more »
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November 11, 2018
Hidden Benefits of Exercise

Hidden Benefits of Exercise

Hidden Benefits of Exercise By Brian B. Parr, Ph.D., ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist There is no question that exercise is essential for achieving and maintaining physical fitness, losing weight and keeping it off, and preventing and treating diseases like diabetes. What you may not know is that exercise can improve your health in ways that you may not be able to notice in the gym or on the scale. These benefits have Read more »
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November 11, 2018
Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness

Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness

Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness JACKSON, Miss.– According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventions, diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in people 20 to 74 years old in the United States. Ophthalmologists are often the frontline of defense for diagnosing diabetic eye disease. “Early diagnosis is key to successful treatment and management of potential vision threatening diseases such as diabetes,” Read more »
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November 10, 2018
November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that develops during pregnancy. Mothers who’ve had gestational diabetes need to know that they and their children have an increased lifelong risk for developing type 2 diabetes. If you’ve had gestational diabetes – 1. Get tested for type 2 diabetes within 12 weeks after your baby is born. If Read more »
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November 10, 2018
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