The fall and wintertime can be an incredibly busy time for many of us where we neglect to look at some of the smaller items in our health care; I’m talking feet. Foot care is one that many forget about and can become a serious issue in living with diabetes. The increase in caution is due to the simple changes in weather where winter moisture, cold, and dryness increase the risk of foot-related injuries and infections.
The parties can pile on the pounds and the stress this time of year, but you can escape the holiday season unscathed with these smart and calorie-conscious tips. Here's how to be healthy during the holidays. Find New Ways to Move If your exercise routine feels laborious or tedious already, chances are you won't get excited about doing it when you're tired, overworked and overbooked. Instead of sticking to the same 30-minute jog or routine gym session, branch out and [...]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to find breast cancer early when it’s more likely to be treated successfully. While no single test can detect all breast cancers early, Breastcancer.org believes that performing breast self-exam in combination with other screening methods can increase the odds of early detection.