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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…

Spelling it Out: Author Reflects on Her Breast Cancer, from A to Z

Book of the Month: October 2015 One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer; the disease remains the most-diagnosed form of cancer in women and their second-leading cause of death. With so many women touched by this disease, there…

YouCan’t Stop the Season, but You Can Prevent Falls

Falls Prevention Awareness Day It’s the first day of fall — like it or not, the leaves will soon be changing and temperatures dropping. But this day has added significance, calling attention to a critical safety hazard in the home. Yes, the…

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…

HealthNews Round-Up: Building a Better Place Setting for Dementia

Engineering Easier Eating and Drinking for Cognitive Decline Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect more than thinking and memory; as cognitive decline progresses, patients may struggle to eat and drink. Both the visual recognition of food and the motor skills…

ValuableCaregiver Training Boosts Patient Safety and Capability

Residential in the Real World Improving mobility is a slow, strenuous process. Gains are small and incremental, and patients can require a lot of assistance before getting to a point of sure-footedness again. Some of this help can come in the form…

Fresh,Local, Sweet, and Tart: Healthy Produce Tips for Harvest Time

As the days start to cool, the abundance of the harvest season begins. And although modern-day shipping and commerce generally allow us to have our pick of foods any time of year, there is still reason for excitement. There are certain advantages…

FundamentalFacts and Tips for National Cholesterol Education Month

National Cholesterol Education Month When it comes to heart health, lots of risk factors and advice compete for your attention. How much you weigh, whether you smoke, your exercise habits, what you eat…each element contributes to your overall health picture, and each…

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