Diabetic Superfoods

What makes a food “super”?  Superfoods is a term used to described nutrient-packed foods that may have more health benefits than other foods. When it comes to diabetes, eating the right foods can help keep glucose levels in check.  There are many foods rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber that Read more…

Living With A Pacemaker

For those who have arrhythmia (erratic heartbeat), a pacemaker may be recommended to regulate heart rate. After the pacemaker is implanted, the doctor will go over detailed restrictions and precautions. It’s important to understand these instructions. Do not be afraid to ask questions as the doctor will want to make Read more…

Exercise Tips for Diabetics

Exercise is a great way to help control diabetes. It helps blood sugar levels stay on track and it can help make insulin work better. However, there are safety precautions diabetics should take while exercising. Start slow and build up exercise intensity. This allows the body to become used to Read more…

Ways to Improve Breathing with COPD

COPD affects over 12 million U.S. adults. Typical symptoms with COPD include trouble breathing. This can severely hamper the ability to live life normally. However, there are quite a few ways to help improve breathing with COPD. Avoid pollutants: Like asthma, environmental pollutants such as smoke, strong perfumes, and dust Read more…