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November is National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month

By David Harris, BA, CPhT Type II Diabetes is on the rise in America.  Diabetes is a disease that ultimately results in hyperglycemia, or high blood sugar.  Over time your pancreas  is not able to make enough insulin to control the sugar or glucose in the blood.  It also leads to many other diseases including kidney disease, heart attacks, strokes, …

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Five Fast Facts on Pets with Diabetes  

Five Fast Facts on Pets with Diabetes

By Dr. Ashley Ayoob Just like humans, cats and dogs can suffer from diabetes. Currently, one in every 100 – 500 pets develops this condition. And professionals within the veterinary industry expect this number to rise in coming years. So, as a pet owner, what do you need to know? 1. Prior to a diagnosis, your four-legged friend won’t act …

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This Thanksgiving, Try This

This Thanksgiving, Try This

By Alex Anderson I have this incredibly wealthy friend. Well, he’s wealthy by my standards anyhow. If I had to guess, his net worth  is somewhere north of say, a hundred million dollars. He’s also very  giving. One of the kindest people you’ll every meet. And he has, at times, been very generous to me. Which, by the way, gave …

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New Advances in Compression Therapy for Limb Swelling

New Advances in Compression Therapy for Limb Swelling

A common challenge faced in the medical field is finding the cause of an individual’s limb swelling. Any limb swelling may be your body’s way of letting you know there is a potential underlying condition that can cause even more damage if left untreated. When swelling in a limb becomes chronic, pinpointing the origin is vital to getting proper treatment. …

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Alzheimer’s Disease Are You at Risk?

Alzheimer’s Disease Are You at Risk

By Advanced Imaging of Port Charlotte – Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia that can cause problems with thinking, memory, and behavior. Fifty to eighty percent of dementia cases are patients with Alzheimer’s. The disease progressively gets worse, interfering with daily tasks. The disease is fatal and there is currently not a known cure. Although Alzheimer’s mostly affects …

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Understanding Chronic Pain and Treatment

Understanding Chronic Pain and Treatment

Chronic pain is a very unfortunate reality for many people. Daily painful conditions can cripple patients not only physically but also emotionally.  Stressors from dealing with ongoing pain can cause emotional distress for suffers such as depression and anxiety. It may also cause relationship problems. Patients are not able to participate as fully as they would like in family events, …

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Swollen, achy legs? It could be your veins.

achy legs

By Joseph Magnant, MD, FACS – Jean, a 45 year old cath lab scrub tech had been suffering with progressive leg swelling for at least 15 years. Although she did have a history of varicose veins in her sister, she initially did not have any signs of varicose veins, and had been told by a number of medical professionals that …

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NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION: WHY IT IS SO IMPORTANT?

This article is intended for informational use only and is not for purposes of providing legal advice or association of a lawyer – client relationship

By James W. Mallonee If you have ever experienced the administration of an estate, your attorney has probably advised you on the necessity of serving a Notice of Administration on all interested persons of a decedent’s estate.  The real question is who should be served with such notice and what purpose does it serve. The main purpose of serving a …

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MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

MonaLisa Touch Therapy for Vaginal Dryness and Pain

As women age and approach the menopause years in their late 40’s and early 50’s, estrogen levels rapidly decline. The result is a long list of changes that may affect women’s overall health and quality of life. These may include painful vulvar and vaginal dryness with intercourse, urinary frequency and incontinence, and relaxation of the vaginal walls. For decades, the …

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Regain Your Mobility for A Better Quality of Life ACCELERATED KNEE REPLACEMENT RECOVERY NOW AVAILABLE IN FLORIDA!

Regain Your Mobility for A Better Quality of Life

If your knee has been damaged by injury or one of the three most common causes of chronic knee pain (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and post-traumatic arthritis) it may be hard for you to do simple things such as walking, climbing stairs or doing your favorite outdoor activities.  You may even begin to experience pain while you are sitting or lying …

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