National Diabetes Awareness Month: Spotlight on Foot Care
Nov 19, 2013
One of the complications of diabetes is peripheral neuropathy, or damage to the nerves, that causes tingling, burning, and other sensations, particularly in the hands and feet. It's estimated that half of all diabetics have peripheral...
Life After Breast Cancer
Oct 16, 2013
Post-Mastectomy Clothing and Breast Forms
Fighting breast cancer is a difficult battle. If a mastectomy is part of your treatment plan, you may face even more challenges.
Following a mastectomy, many women will experience a change in...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: You Can’t Prevent Breast Cancer
Oct 08, 2013
Did you know that 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime? Today, nearly three million women in the United States are fighting breast cancer or living their recovery.
You can’t prevent breast cancer. There’s no...
5 Reasons to Walk for Your Health
Sep 19, 2013
Did you know that walking is one of the best activities you can do to improve your health? There are well over 100 health benefits associated with walking. Here are our top five.
1. Walking reduces blood pressure. Walking is an aerobic...
Who Can Benefit from Compression Stockings
Sep 17, 2013
Compression stockings aren’t just for those with diabetes or other conditions that can result in poor circulation.
The primary function of compression stockings is to promote good blood flow. As a result of improved blood flow, people...
Types & Signs of Diabetes
Jun 01, 2013
To provide our bodies with energy, we need glucose. Our main source of glucose comes from starchy foods like bread, rice or potatoes, sugar and other sweet foods. Glucose levels in your blood rise after you have eaten these types of food...