Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk?

Prediabetes: Are you at risk? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 79 million, or 35 percent of adults in the U.S. over the age of 20, have prediabetes. It is believed that only about 7 percent know they have the condition. Are you one of them? A Wakeup Call Prediabetes is an early warning that cells in the body are failing to respond effectively to insulin and are not Read more »
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November 10, 2018
STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018

STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018

STAND UP TO CANCER: Cancer Screening Week December 3-7, 2018 Founded by Genentech, the American Cancer Society, Stand Up To Cancer and Rally Health, Cancer Screening Week is a public health initiative to increase awareness around the potentially lifesaving benefits of cancer screening. We can all raise awareness and help to reduce cancer mortality for some of the most common and deadly cancers in the United States. That's why each of Read more »
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November 10, 2018
You’re Too Young to Slow Down

You’re Too Young to Slow Down

Could partial knee replacement be right for you? Osteoarthritis is a cruel mistress. It is the wearing away of the connective tissue – or cartilage – within a joint over time. Because cartilage prevents one bone from scraping against another, acting as a shock absorber during movement, once that cartilage is gone or diminished, what you have left is bone on bone contact and pain. Even the most active person is Read more »
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October 01, 2018
When lower tract traffic comes to a standstill

When lower tract traffic comes to a standstill

We all have times when we might say that “going” is not going so well and our normal “regularity” gets a little irregular. However you want to describe it, we can agree that no go is no good. But when does constipation become something to really worry about? Well-Being spoke to gastroenterologist Dr. Michelle A. Petro, of G.I. Associates about how to know when to see a doctor about constipation and Read more »
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October 01, 2018
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in the news Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness
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Diabetes – a Leading Cause of Blindness JACKSON, Miss.– According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and read more »

November is National Diabetes Month
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November is National Diabetes Month This year’s National Diabetes Month focus is promoting health after gestational diabetes. Gestational diabetes is a read more »

Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS
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Earlier Screening for Colon Cancer Advised by ACS JACKSON, Miss. – Earlier this year, the American Cancer Society (ACS) issued new read more »

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