Diabetic Foot

Diabetes and Foot Problems

Did you know, worldwide over 425 million people suffer from complications of diabetes? In a non-diabetic, insulin facilitates the movement of glucose from the blood to the liver, muscle or fat cells for storage and energy. In type 2 diabetics, insulin cannot properly bind to transport glucose. In type 1 diabetics, the pancreas doesn’t produce … Continued

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New Travel Requirements

US to Require COVID-19 Testing for Travel

It’s official — for the first time since the start of the pandemic, the US will introduce a consistent testing protocol for travelers. Effective Jan. 26, anyone flying into the United States from another country will need to show proof they have tested negative for the coronavirus. Here are some frequently asked questions to help … Continued

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Vaccine supply issues

Why hasn’t the U.S. made more progress on the vaccinations?

It’s been weeks since the COVID-19 vaccines began arriving at hospitals, clinics, and pharmacies. Operation Warp Speed—the U.S. vaccination development, testing, and distribution effort—had made 20 million vaccine doses available by the end of 2020. Yet the U.S. is only approaching 5.5 million vaccines administered so far. For a closer look at the state of … Continued

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Lifestyle program 2021

A New Year, a New You

As we start the first week of the new year, many of us are thinking about a New Year’s resolution. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, exercise more and be healthy. Bones and joints appreciate weight loss, because for every pound you lose, pressure is taken off of your … Continued

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New Year Resolutions

Realistic Tips for Keeping your New Year’s Resolution

At the beginning of a new year, we all have the best intentions. Our resolutions are absolute — this will be the year we’re going to eat better, work out, get more sleep and finally paint the house (or whatever out off goal has been zooming through your brain all year).  Unfortunately, 80 percent of hopeful resolution-makers abandon their goals by February. But not … Continued

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Should People who had covid wait to get a vaccine?

Should People Who Had COVID-19 Get a Vaccine?

As the first Covid-19 vaccine doses roll out across the country, a question has emerged among scientists and public-health experts: Should people who have already had the virus consider deferring vaccination? What’s Happening Last week, the first doses from Pfizer-BioNTech made their way to health-care workers at facilities across the country. Then on Friday, Moderna garnered emergency use authorization from … Continued

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Vaccine FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Vaccines

As large scale clinical trials take place globally in the pursuit of a COVID-19 vaccine, communities are doing what they can to reduce the spread. However, a safe and effective vaccine is critical in reaching the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and finding a path back to normalcy.  As we await a vaccine, let’s explore … Continued

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