All About Your A1C

All About Your A1C

What has your blood sugar been up to lately? Get an A1C test to find out your average levels—important to know if you’re at risk for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, or if you’re managing diabetes. The A1C test—also known as the hemoglobin A1C or HbA1c test—is a simple blood test that measures your average […]

3 Ways To Help Manage Your Child’s Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Life is bound to change in many ways when your child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. It can all seem overwhelming at first, but it will get easier with time and knowledge. Try these approaches to help make daily diabetes care more manageable from day 1. 1. Learn Everything You Can Treatment options, blood sugar highs and […]

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Prevented? Yes! You can prevent or delay type 2 diabetes with proven, achievable lifestyle changes—such as losing a small amount of weight and getting more physically active—even if you’re at high risk. Read on to find out about CDC’s lifestyle change program and how you can join. What is Prediabetes? Before developing […]

The Facts, Stats, and Impacts of Diabetes

Facts of Diabetes

Chances are, you know someone with diabetes. It may be a friend, a family member, or even you. And because the best way to prevent or manage any harmful health condition is to be informed, we want to help you be in the know. Learn about the facts, stats, and impacts of diabetes. The year […]

How Does Air Quality Affect Health?

air quality and health

Constant breathing of cold air can cause problems for people with bronchitis, COPD and emphysema. Actually working outdoors in cold climates can lead to lung conditions and premature aging.

How Can You Prevent Bone Loss?

prevent bone loss

Most adults should be getting between 600-800 of Vitamin D a day and between 1,000 and 13,000 milligrams of calcium. That’s the start and the earlier you add this to your diet, the better you will be be. Foods that should be part of your daily diet are as follows:

Insurance for Your Autistic Child

Insurance for Your Autistic Child

The data also show that ASD is almost five times more common among boys than girl which includes 1 in 42 boys versus 1 in 189 girls