Diabetic Diet Reminder for the Holidays

LET’S CELEBRATE: DIABETIC DIET SUPPORT

November begins a two-month long season of celebration. We celebrate with family meals, office parties and church potlucks to name a few. It is only fitting that November also is National Diabetes Month. As a diabetic, you face difficult decisions and temptations that lead to unhealthy food choices. Are you often so overwhelmed that you[…]

POISON IVY

Being outside in the summer brings the risk of poison ivy. There are three plants you need to watch out for: poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac. Most have 3 leaves and appear oily or waxy. Wearing long pants or long sleeves in wooded areas can help prevent exposure. The plant oil, urushiol, is[…]

ALLERGY REMEDIES

Since allergy season is ramping up, it is important to know which oral antihistamine is best for you based on side effects of the drugs and your symptoms. All antihistamines work by reducing your symptoms of itching, sneezing, and runny nose. Keep in mind that these drugs will have little effect on nasal congestion. Antihistamines,[…]