Living Healthy with Diabetes

Living Healthy with Diabetes

Contributed by: Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi’s Health & Wellness Team If you have diabetes, it’s important to know you can live a healthy, active lifestyle when you practice good health habits. You can manage your diabetes by eating a healthy carbohydrate-controlled diet along with regular exercise and by having a relationship with your primary care provider. What you should know about diabetes Insulin is produced by the pancreas and Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Hormone Replacement Therapy Safety Confirmed by Landmark Study

Whether to take some form of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after menopause to mitigate unpleasant symptoms has been a subject of discussion and controversy for women for decades. Experts have argued the health benefits and risks with hypotheses that have vacillated from “nothing short of a miracle” to “posing grave danger of increased risks of heart disease, stroke and breast cancer.” Throughout this confusion, women have faced the difficult decision Read more »
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THE MIRACLE of eSight Glasses

THE MIRACLE of eSight Glasses

After years of trial and error a vision enhancement solution has been developed that represents a technological breakthrough like nothing we have seen before. With the development of eSight wearable electronic glasses, people who are legally blind can experience the miracle of sight. The eSight device is hands-free, provides instant sight, enables mobility, and offers an all-in-one solution that can replace the many single-task devices on the market today. According to Read more »
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November 16, 2017
Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Medications

Fighting the Opioid Epidemic: Physical Therapy vs. Opioid Medications

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), overdose deaths involving prescription opioids have quadrupled since 1999, and so have sales of these prescriptions. From 1999 to 2015, more than 183,000 people have died in the U.S. from overdose related to subscription opioids. Just as the opioid crisis didn’t occur overnight, it certainly can’t be solved overnight – it will take monumental efforts on many fronts. To reduce the Read more »
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