MidlandCare’s 24 for Life Helps Topekans Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

One in three American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a serious disease. Many people with prediabetes who do not lose weight or do moderate physical activity can develop Type 2 diabetes within five years. The good news is that you can prevent Type … Continue reading MidlandCare’s 24 for Life Helps Topekans Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

6 Things Everyone Should Know About Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that happens when your blood sugar (or blood glucose) is too high. Because insulin is the hormone that helps move glucose out of your blood and into your cells for energy, if your pancreas does not make enough insulin, the glucose stays in your blood. Here’s what we should all know … Continue reading 6 Things Everyone Should Know About Diabetes

Top 10 Good Health Tips for Men

Everyone knows the importance of a healthy lifestyle. You can’t afford to be passive about your health. Take a proactive approach by following these basic health tips for men. Visit your doctor.  Men are notorious for avoiding the doctor and ignoring unusual symptoms. This may help explain why women tend to live longer. Don’t let … Continue reading Top 10 Good Health Tips for Men

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Brain Food: the surprising science of eating for cognitive power by Lisa Mosconi, Health Information Neighborhood 616.8 MOS      Dr. Lisa Mosconi, whose research spans an extraordinary range of specialties including brain science, the … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

New Health and Wellness Information at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Endure: mind, body, and the curiously elastic limits of human performance by Alex Hutchinson, Health Information Neighborhood 617.1027 HUT Limits are an illusion: Endure is a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of reaching … Continue reading New Health and Wellness Information at the Library