The seventh-leading cause of death among Americans in 2015, diabetes is incredibly prevalent. Additionally, it is estimated that nearly 84.1 million Americans over the age of 18 had pre-diabetes in 2015. Therefore, a lot of research is conducted every year in an attempt to develop better treatments and therapies. Thanks to advanced technologies, in fact, monitoring and managing both type I and type II diabetes is easier and less invasive for patients than ever. Read on to learn about five of today’s most promising advances in the area of diabetes treatment.
The weather may be cooling down but, as per usual, flu season is starting to heat up! Flu season isn’t as predictable as the cycle of the moon, but it does ebb and flow this time of year fairly reliably. Flu season (the season marked by a prevalence of outbreaks of influenza) occurs during the colder months of each respective hemisphere. For North Americans, that’s the winter months of October through to March.
As a new class of freshmen heads off to college this fall, it’s easy to get caught up in all the myths and urban legends that surround this pivotal time. Sure, your first day of school may be exactly like what happens to the central characters in movies like Legally Blonde, Animal House, or Good Will Hunting — but chances are, it’ll be much less raucous, with a lot of more parental figures hovering in the background.
Sometimes, when the rest of our family likes to exercise, and regularly gets outside to work out, it’s easier to just join in rather than sitting on the sidelines. Working out becomes a lot more fun when you have another person or a few other people to keep you accountable, especially if you live in the same house.
Retirement is a time many people dream of in much the same way as graduation. It’s the hope of new adventures that tantalizes in both events. Equally enticing in retirement is the freedom to spend your time as you choose, to do precisely what you want as you want it. You even have the option to reinvent yourself. It’s a great time! The only question is where to begin.
While psoriasis outbreaks can be embarrassing, it is possible for you to prevent them from happening with your dietary choices. Making some changes to your diet may help to minimize your flare-ups so that you can enjoy clearer skin. Here are 16 foods that can help alleviate the symptoms of psoriasis.
For anyone that has taken the time to watch a competitive eating challenge either on television or in-person, the idea of doing that ourselves has likely pass through our brain waves. Maybe you feel as if you could completely dominate a pizza-eating competition. Or maybe corn on the cob, or pie, or any number of other food items.