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Health News Round-Up: ‘Genetic Counseling’ to Comprehend Cancer Risks

What Does My Genetic Test Tell Me? Genetic Counseling Can Explain Genetics can tell us a lot, so long as we understand how to interpret them. In some cases, our genes can make us vulnerable to certain inherited diseases. One such example…

Health News Round-Up: Proper Prep for Insulin Pen Effectiveness

For Best Results, Insulin Pens Need Preparation For many patients, insulin injection is a key part of diabetes management, and pharmaceutical companies continue to innovate with ever-more convenient delivery methods. One advance has been the pre-mixed ‘NPH insulin pen,’ a convenient all-in-one…

ADelectable, Classic Autumn Dessert — with No Added Sugar

Featured Recipe Every year, autumn ushers in changing hues, blustery winds, and warmer layers. But it remains a magical time of year for its rich variety of available foods and its comforting cinnamon aromas of baking delicacies. With our latest recipe, we…

Health News Round-Up: An ‘Ounce of Preemption’ Before Treatment

Preparing for Surgery or Treatment with ‘Prehab’ Patients who undergo surgeries, or other aggressive treatments such as chemotherapy or radiation, are often guided in rehabilitation exercises afterward to build back lost strength and endurance. However, some specialists have begun to explore the…

Health News Round-Up: Cracking Down on Added Sugars

The Skinny on Limiting Sugar We’ve been warned about the dangers of consuming too much sugar, but now the FDA is making a proposal that could make excess sugar harder to overlook. The organization has suggested two changes to nutrition labels: first,…

Hands-on Assistance and Remote Advice — A Tale of Two Alerts

Residential Nurse Alert to the Rescue Part of Residential Home Health’s commitment to promoting safe and healthy aging in place, and staying out of the hospital, is working to ensure that patients can have ready access in case a concern or emergency…

Treat Your Feet — Frequent Monitoring Keeps Potential Dangers in Check

Welcome to the final installment in the Treat Your Feet series for diabetes foot health. In past weeks, we’ve learned to keep feet Clean, make sure to Cover them with appropriate footwear, and periodically Circulate to maintain blood flow. Our last topic…

Health News Round-Up: Cardiac Health Gains and Heart Attack Response

The Latest in Heart Health and Treatment Thanks to advances in comprehension and communication, emergency treatments for heart attacks are becoming ever faster and more effective. In the case of a heart attack, a speedy response can be lifesaving. This is why…

Treat Your Feet — Promote Blood Flow, Don’t Wait to Circulate

Welcome back to our Treat Your Feet series for diabetes foot health. Last week we explored proper footwear to Cover and protect your feet; the week before, we investigated procedures for keeping them Clean and dry. For this installment, we’re promoting movement…

Treat Your Feet — The Right Socks and Shoes Will Have You Covered

The Treat Your Feet series continues this week with another pillar of diabetes foot care. On the heels of our first in-depth post about Clean feet, this week’s topic is how to Cover your feet for optimal safety and protection. Committing to…