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Uncommon Symptoms of Food Allergies: Is your Diet making You Tired?

Uncommon Symptoms of Food Allergies: Is your Diet making You Tired?

by Shearly (SU)
Your body is a complex, biological machine that uses food as fuel. Eating a healthy meal should make you feel good, instead of feeling like you were run over by a bus. Feeling exhausted after a meal can be a sign (possibly the only one you get) that you may have a sensitivity or allergy to a certain food.

The Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes

The Difference Between Type I and Type II Diabetes

by Shearly (SU)
In today’s society, many people hear about diabetes and the dangers it poses to the health of millions of Americans. What most people do not realize, is that there are two very different types of diabetes.

The Link Between High Cholesterol, Hypertension and Diabetes

The Link Between High Cholesterol, Hypertension and Diabetes

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Researchers have long known that there is a strong link between hypertension (high blood pressure), hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol), and adult onset, or Type II diabetes. The complex relationship between them is still being studied, but we do know that patients with all three tend to have difficulty managing them. Like a row of dominos, changing the status of one tends to have an impact on one or both of the others.

Understanding Diabetes

Understanding Diabetes

by Bevon Findley (SU)
Diabetes is a serious disorder in which the body cannot produce enough or properly respond to insulin resulting in high levels of sugar (glucose). Glucose is basically the fuel the cells of your body runs on. In order to get the energy, you need however, a complex ballet of perfectly time metabolic processes must occur in exactly the right order. Find out more with Dr. Lombardo's seminar on March 7th.

Using Food to Coax Your Child May be Putting Them at Risk

Using Food to Coax Your Child May be Putting Them at Risk

by Rismary Cabrera
Parenting is not always easy. When a fussy child is misbehaving or stubbornly refusing to budge, some parents naturally want to motivate them to get them to comply. If, for instance, you are at the grocery store and your six-year-old is cranky and acting out, telling them they can have candy if they are good can seem like a reasonable way to wait in the checkout line quietly. The problem is that bribing kids to gain compliance, especially with food, send the wrong message.