Monthly Archives: June 2016

What are the different types of Flu?

Infographic from CDC The flu is caused by 3 types of RNA viruses: influenza types A, C, and B. This disease is often called the flu and is generally caused by two viruses: A and B. They are transmitted by … Continue reading

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Difference between Cold and Flu

Infographic from shine365.marshfieldclinic.org When you wake upĀ feeling terrible, you may not know whether it is a cold or the flu. It is a good idea to know which one you have so that you know how to treat it. If … Continue reading

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What are Diabetes Symptoms

Diabetes is a serious medical condition, but there are treatments that can help you manage your condition. Getting diagnosed sooner rather than later can have a big impact on your outlook for the condition. That’s why it is important to … Continue reading

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What are the Risk Factors on Diabetes

Infographic by www.novonordisk.com – World Diabetes Day What are the Risk Factors on Diabetes? The body digests and converts the majority of the food we eat into glucose, a sugar that is usable to the cells in our bodies. The … Continue reading

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What Are The Alternative Treatments To Diabetes

Infographic from the Homeocare International What Are the Alternative Treatments to Diabetes? For diabetes patients, maintaining and controlling blood sugar is one aspect of the diabetes management, but this is not the entire story. Along with using medication such as … Continue reading

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What is the A1C Test and the Benefits

Anyone in need of blood sugar testing knows about the significance of the hemoglobin A1C testing that test blood sugar levels. The test also allows doctors to come up with a diabetes management plan, which helps prevent, complications in the … Continue reading

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How to monitor your A1C

Diabetes statistic Infographic from Cigna Monitoring Glucose Levels At Home Your doctor will want you to monitor your daily glucose levels and record them for him or her. When you check and record your daily glucose levels, it helps you … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to get your Flu Vaccine

CDC Infographic Did you know that you need a flu vaccination every year, well there is a good reason why this is being hyped up so much: Over the years, the influenza vaccine has prevented millions of people from getting … Continue reading

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How to Read Your A1C

CDC infographic Your doctor may order an A1c hemoglobin test for a number of reasons. You may be predisposed to diabetes, you may currently have diabetes or you may be dealing with other health issues that put you at risk … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Lower Your A1C

Infographic by ConsumerHealthdigest.com If your doctor suspects that you have diabetes, he or she may order an A1C blood test to diagnose what type of diabetes you have, type 1 or type 2. If you hear other names for blood … Continue reading

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