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Nutrition Tips for Diabetics

Nutrition Tips for Diabetics

The key to managing diabetes lies in your diet. If you've received a diabetes diagnosis, you know the way you eat has got to change. Every food you consume or avoid will affect the way your body handles this disease. …

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Diabetes: Assessing Your Risk

Diabetes: Assessing Your Risk

Diabetes strikes nearly 26 million adults and children nationwide each year — and age, gender and race are partly to blame. Diabetes develops when there is too much glucose or sugar in the blood — which we need for fuel …

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Healthy Living Tips for Diabetics and Their Caregivers

Healthy Living Tips for Diabetics and Their Caregivers

The complications from diabetes increase as we age, requiring a high level of diligence to manage this disease. Fortunately, it's never too late to learn how to incorporate healthy lifestyle habits. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, …

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The Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

The Dangers of Untreated Sleep Apnea

Occasional disruptions to your sleep pattern is normal, but not treating sleep apnea can be worse than just being tired the next day. Sleep disorders like sleep apnea are often undiagnosed. You may feel the symptoms without realizing you are …

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Diabetes 101: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes 101: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes is a growing problem in America. Get educated at St. Petersburg General. Diabetes is a disease that affects nearly 26 million Americans. November is American Diabetes Month. Diabetes can be one of three types. Type 1 diabetes is diagnosed …

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Staying Active as You Age

Staying Active as You Age

Staying active will keep you feeling young and keep your body in shape as you age. Getting older may be a time to slow down and smell the roses, but don’t rest on your laurels. This September, which is Healthy …

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Wound Care When You Have Diabetes

Wound Care When You Have Diabetes

If you live with diabetes, you know how serious a wound can be. While a stubbed toe might not be a big deal to most people, for you it's an issue to watch. Here's why: Many people who have diabetes …

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Medical Tests Every Woman Should Have

Medical Tests Every Woman Should Have

In addition to an annual wellness visit, there are certain medical tests that every woman should be sure to have. In honor of National Women’s Health Week, which is May 13 – May 19, take time to talk with your …

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Top Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

Top Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

Living with diabetes can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. When you understand your diabetes and treat your body right, you can live life to its fullest. Knowledge can give you power over your diabetes. Diabetes is a …

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Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

Knowing the Signs of Heart Attack

When you think of February, what comes to mind? Super Bowl? Valentine’s Day? Presidents Day? Well, also remember that it’s American Heart Month. Heart disease is the top cause of death in the United States, and thousands of people have …

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