Diabetes Mellitus Control for Holidays and Long-Term Health [Video]

Diabetes Mellitus Control for Holidays and Long-Term Health [Video]

Careful control and management of diabetes mellitus during the holidays, and every day, is important for the 387 million individuals living with diabetes worldwide because the short-term and long-term health consequences of imbalanced blood sugar can significantly affect quality of life. Not only can the short-term effects of blood sugar that is too high or […]

Alcohol Health Benefits and Risks for Seniors

Alcohol Health Benefits and Risks for Seniors

Although alcohol consumption was shown to improve episodic memory for men and women over age 60 in a study published in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias, health care professionals continue to advise careful consideration of the special risks of drinking for seniors. Nearly 40 percent of adults over the age of […]

Halloween Sugar Hangover Recovery and Prevention [Video]

Halloween Sugar Hangover Recovery and Prevention [Video]

Consuming too much sugar at Halloween may lead to unpleasant physical symptoms that resemble an alcoholic hangover, and while a quick recovery is possible, healthcare professionals as well as proactive parents advocate for prevention as the best cure. Although the term “sugar hangover” is not a medical or clinical diagnosis, it popularly describes the array […]