As we transition into the New Year, many people begin thinking about their health goals for the year. If that’s you, consider joining 24 for Life, a diabetes prevention program that has had proven success in the local community. “I joined 24 for life to lose weight and learn how to lower my A1C,” said … Continue reading 24 for Life Diabetes Prevention Program Teaches Lifestyle Changes to Promote Weight Loss
One in three American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are at high risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, a serious and costly disease. Many people with prediabetes who do not start to change their lifestyle habits by losing weight or participating in moderate physical activity, can develop Type 2 Diabetes within 5 … Continue reading 24 for Life program helps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes
Like a lot of consumer products, powerchairs and scooters have come a long way in terms of the convenience and performance they provide to those who need them. Moreover, in this era of ADA compliance, accessibility to public space has become greater than ever. To be sure, people expect to be able to use their … Continue reading Do you need a lift?
By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing: Finding Calm, Creativity, and Connection in the Natural World by Julia Plevin, New Health Books Media 615.5 PLE Forest bathing is the art of spending intentional time in … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library
A Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM) program, like the one offered at Phoenix Home Care & Hospice, focuses on providing patients with palliative care and relief from symptoms, pain, and stress caused by serious illness, in addition to assisting them with completing advanced directives and discussing extended health care goals. This care can be provided alongside … Continue reading What is Comprehensive Disease Management (CDM)?
Have you recently been diagnosed with heart disease? Are you hoping to prevent future problems with your cardiovascular system? Either way, learning how to improve heart health is a smart idea – it’s also refreshingly easy! When working toward this goal, some determined souls dive in headfirst and completely revamp their lifestyle. While that is … Continue reading How to improve heart health