A few years ago, I noticed several dialysis centers popping up around Maryland and DC. It seemed like there was one on almost every other corner. The amount of dialysis centers in my area has become so alarming that one of my former co-workers spoke about it during a meeting, as we tried to thinkContinue reading “World Kidney Day”
Tag Archives: diabetes
Diabetes and the Importance of Knowing Your ABCs
Do you know your numbers? Learn about the importance of knowing your A1C, Blood Pressure, and Cholesterol numbers.
Hypoglycemia and The 15-15 Rule
Did you know the 15-15 Rule can treat hypoglycemia? Learn the steps to take if you are experiencing low blood sugar.
National Diabetes Month
Did you know November is National Diabetes Month? Read about my personal story here and learn the basics of diabetes prevention and management.
Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Did you know that September 21-25 is National Fall Prevention Week? Read here to learn more.
Men’s Health Month
I am writing this post from a personal perspective. Yesterday was Father’s Day, and this month is Men’s Health Month. Yes men, there’s a month for you too. My father embodies what it means to be a man of strength. Many consider him to be a “man’s, man.” He loves proving that he’s physically strongContinue reading “Men’s Health Month”
The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health
Sleep is just as important as diet and exercise; and a lack of it can lead to accidents, unintentional injuries, and errors. Sleep impacts our health and well-being. Acquiring the recommended amount of sleep can help one prevent the development of chronic conditions, and those with a chronic condition may be able to better manageContinue reading “The Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health”